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Will you add your Peace Light to the map?

Scouts and Guides across the world are joining in a special challenge to share the Peace Light of Bethlehem. The Peace Light travels from country to country, from home to home, and from hand to hand. Receiving the Peace Light

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Chief Scout Bear Grylls had warm ‘Hiyah guys’ for rain-sodden Bedfordshire Scouts

Photo: © Craig Walker 2013

Article by Peter Sutherst, Media Development Manager for Bedfordshire Scouts Chief Scout and international adventurer Bear Grylls blew into Luton Hoo on Sunday by fast car after a fierce gale-force storm grounded his helicopter somewhere in East Anglia. He had

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Guidance: Scouting Minibus Permits

Originally posted on Bedford District Scouts:
Within Scouting there are three types of permit, Group, District, and County/Area. The permit will vary with the type of event that the minibus is being used for. District Events In the case of…

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Do you use music in your programme? Make sure you are on the right side of the law on music licensing.

On 1 January 2012 PPL (Phonographic Performance Ltd) and PRS (Performing Rights Society), who represent the interests of different music copyright holders, launched a joint licence scheme. Music licensing affects all premises owned or used by Scouting where music is

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