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Newsletter – January 2015

1 Feb 2015

Here we are at the start of 2015 and it hardly seems 15 years ago that we were celebrating the Millennium and wondering if the “millennium bug” would knock out our computers and washing machines! In the event, nothing went wrong and we are well into the 21st century.
This is the time of year when the bills start coming …

Newsletter – September 2014

14 Sep 2014

The Summer Holiday is over and since the main event of the summer was the Scouts summer camp this will be a very Scout heavy newsletter. In other news the group is now on twitter. I can’t work technology to save my life but even I found the group easily, we are @1stlittlestoke and can be found using this link …

Newsletter – April 2014

3 Jun 2014

2014 is going to be a year of change for 1st Little Stoke Scout Group. Michael Edwards-Jones, who was a leader when I was a scout in the group, has decided to step down as Group Scout Leader and we thank him for his years of service. David Hutton, who I’m reliably informed has held almost every role in the …

Newsletter – January 2014

21 Jan 2014

A wet and windy start to 2014 and we wish you all a Happy New Year and good Scouting in 2014.
It has been a busy autumn for members of the Group. On 28th September the Group introduced itself to the Community by means of a Climbing Wall event in the Town Square at the Willow Brook Centre in Bradley …

Newsletter – September 2013

28 Sep 2013

After the coldest spring for 50 years the Jet Stream moved north and we ended the Term with some glorious weather and our Beavers, Cubs and Scouts took full advantage to get out and about.
Change is part of any organisations development and growth and so it is for our Scout Group. David Hutton has stood down as Group Treasurer …

Newsletter – April 2012

4 Apr 2013

Our 60th Anniversary celebrations got off to a great start with the “Big Breakfast” held on Saturday 24th March. The youngsters were entertained by “Zoo to You” and came face to face with some creepy crawlies! Steve Talbot and his helpers prepared bacon butties and drinks and there were a variety of displays by the Sections including memorabilia. …

Newsletter – Spring 2013

4 Apr 2013

Spring had sprung, but winter wasn’t done and we all had a chilly start back after the Easter break.
Since Christmas the Beavers have completed the Healthy Eating Badge by making two different types of sandwiches and a fruit salad and painting a healthy meal on a plate. They also painted fruit & vegetable pictures using vegetables and talked about and …

Newsletter – January 2013

4 Jan 2013

Here we are in 2013 and 2012 was a year to remember.  The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Olympic Games, the fantastic Paralympics and of course our 60th Anniversary celebrations.
On Saturday 10th November some 90 former Leaders, Committee Members and Fund Raisers, along with present members met up at the Community Hall in Little Stoke.  Some had travelled from as far …