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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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The book that started it all off – as you’ve never seen it before!

Thanks to Chief Scout Bear Grylls for his appearance in the video below and The Scout Association, we’ve new editions of Scouting for Boys ready for the 21st-century. The book that began it all…as you’ve never seen it before. The book that

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Bear in the Air – more places for Bedford Scouts – first come first served.

We’ve some great news for all the young people in the district. We’ve been given some additional spaces for the Bear in the Air event which we have called Bedfordshire Hooley in October. All those who have sent their names

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Who’s for a Hooley in October?

45 lucky Beavers and Cubs, and 45 Scouts and Explorers from Bedford have the chance to go to Bedfordshire Hooley on 12 and 13 October at Luton Hoo for a fun-packed day of activities – and a chance to meet

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The Scouting Memorial Project is fundraising to build and maintain a Scouting memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum. Help us remember the service given by all members, especially those who have suffered through conflict. Find out more about the initiative and ways of giving by visiting www.tsmp.org.uk