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“I love flying kites!” Bedfordshire Scouts gather with The National Trust to take to the sky

The National Trust has organized a kite competition for all:-Beavers/Cubs/Scouts/ Explorers and Network members on Saturday 28th June 2014 at Dunstable Downs, with prizes for the best designed and the best flying kites for each section. There is no charge and

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London Irish Scouts & Guides Day – 23 February 2014

London Irish will be hosting their 2nd Annual Scouts & Guides Day for their fantastic match against current Aviva Premiership champions, Leicester Tigers on Sunday 23rd February. For the match, scheduled for a 1pm kick off, they are offering the

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Scouts to join Royal Commonwealth Society for Carol Service

The Royal Commonwealth Society invites Scouts to attend their annual early evening service at St Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square on Wednesday 4 December. Following the ‘Opportunity through Enterprise’ theme, the event is a mix of carols, performances, and readings

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Typhoon in Philippines: a Scouting response

Most of us will have seen on the news the dreadful scenes from the Philippines. On Friday, Typhon Haiyan made landfall, causing widespread devastation. This is the largest tropical storm on record and it’s feared that more than 10,ooo people

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