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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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From Bethlehem to Bedford, Soham, and Ground Zero

Bedford Scout Leader Peter Sharples’ greatest achievement was the annual Bethlehem Peace Light project. Started in 1986 by the Austrian Broadcasting Company, ORF (Linz) to help needy children, this extraordinary Christmas pilgrimage now touches the lives of countless thousands of

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The Scouting Memorial Project

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