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Proud of our GSL

26 Jun 2016

Clive Mason (Group Scout Leader) Receives Merit Award
We are extremely lucky at 1st Bradley Stoke Scouts to have a Group Scout Leader who has over forty years experience of Scouting and is still as enthusiastic as ever.  Clive Mason has been a driving force behind our Scout Group and has served as our Chair and as our Group Scout Leader over …

Avon Jamboree 2016

26 Jun 2016

On 27th May 2016, around 4000 Scouts and Guides from the Avon area and beyond gathered at the Windmill Fisheries Showground in South Gloucestershire for the 2016 County Jamboree.
Sun, rain, mud, lots of activities and a visit from ‘Bear’ made the weekend a fantastic experience for all.
Just over half the Group (105 young people) supported by 31 volunteers attended with Dave …

Group Scout Leaders Xmas Message

29 Dec 2015

Seasons Greetings from the GSL!
Well it’s not long until the fat man comes down the chimney, and before anyone says it, I’m not talking about me!
t’s that time of year when I traditionally wish all members and supporters of 1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group, a very happy Christmas and a Happy New Year.  It’s also an opportunity to update you …

Vodafone Community Connection Award Goes to Band!

15 Nov 2015

The group was astounded but delighted to find out that they had won the recent Vodafone Community Connection Award.

The money means that we are now definitely able to go ahead with our marching band project with this funding going towards instruments for the Band.

The group were selected after Vodafone called for nominations for the award in conjunction with the Bradley Stoke …

Remembrance 2015

15 Nov 2015

Preparations for this years Remembrance Ceremony began in October with young volunteers cleaning the War Memorial…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
…and with the  creation of giant poppies to put up in the WillowBrook Centre and Boots.

 
 
 
 
 
The Remembrance Sunday itself had a record attendance!

 
The group turned out in force last Sunday to proudly parade to the war memorial at the Willowbrook Centre for this year’s …

Strike up the Band!

11 Jul 2015

Marching Band
Open Evening

Last Friday night the group was visited by the amazing 37th Kingswood Drum Corps (http://37thkingswood.weebly.com/)  as part of an open evening to generate interest for starting our own marching band.
Around 20 Beavers, Cubs & Scouts attended & were given the chance to have a go at playing the drums & trumpet, plus an insight into the techniques …

Guide Dogs

22 Jun 2015

All our Beaver colonies have been busy fundraising for Guide Dogs by getting sponsored to do their “Knight’s challenge” – a week of helping out at home with things like tidying up, washing the dishes, making their bed, getting themselves ready for school & making Mum a cup of tea! They have been living up to their Beaver Promise by …

Youth Forums Launch

4 Mar 2015

Tomorrow Evening (Thursday 5th March) our Youth Representative is putting on the very first Youth Forum with Thursday Scouts. Covering topics like the Programme, Badges, Group Events, Section Names and much more!
Head over to the ‘Youth Shaped‘ webpage to find out more about how you can help!
 
Follow @BSS_YouthRep on twitter for the latest updates of Youth Shaped Scouting in Bradley …

Shaun The Sheep Visits The Beavers

12 Feb 2015

 
 
The Beavers were lucky enough this week to welcome some very important visitors to their meetings – fresh from his movie premiere in London was none other than Shaun the Sheep (who also brought along one of his Aardman model makers, Jimmy Young).
Jimmy patiently handed out small blocks of Plasticine and then went on to create some Aardman magic that had …

Christmas Newsletter

24 Dec 2014

 

Seasons Greetings from the GSL!
 
 
 
 
Well it’s not long until the fat man comes down the chimney, and before anyone says it, I’m not talking about me!
I thought it timely to wish all members and supporters of 1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group, a very happy Christmas and a Happy New Year. It’s also an opportunity to update you all on …