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Greg Kilpin to lead Bedford District Scouts in providing Scouting for All

Greg Kilpin has been appointed as the new District Commissioner for Bedford District Scouts with immediate effect. Announcing the news on Friday, Bob Calver, County Commissioner for Bedfordshire Scouts, said: I am pleased to announce that Greg Kilpin has accepted my

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Can you help advise the government how to remember the Holocaust?

Young people across the UK have been invited by the Holocaust Commission to enter a competition to become a youth advisor to help them advise the Government how the UK should preserve the memories and lessons of the Holocaust. There are

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Bethlehem Peace Light generates a glow of Christmas magic around the world

Once again Scouts from 50 countries will help spread the Bethlehem Peace Light across the world. Here in the UK one of the main hubs is Bedfordshire with an initial service in All Saints’ Luton on 16 December at 7.30pm, it will be at the Christmas Eve Carol Service in St Andrew’s Luton.

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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 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