Litter picking in Leighton

Litter picking in Leighton

Heath and Reach Beavers and Cubs ventured into the town recently, armed with litter pickers, gloves, and bin bags, to help tidy up the town. We were very pleased to find the shopping centre was (mostly) very tidy. However, sadly the same couldn’t be said for the parks where people ...

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Fire!

Fire!

We’ve been making the most of our enforced time outdoors to practice some (safe) fire lighting and cooking skills. Thankfully no-one stood out particularly as a pyromaniac (the opposite in most cases), though we just about managed to cook some sausages and other bits. In fact the Beavers were very ...

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Scout hut improvements 2021

Scout hut improvements 2021

In 2021 we’re going to kick off some big improvements to the village Scout Hut to modernise and make it more attractive. The Hut is now well over 100 years old and though structurally sound, it’s in need of some upkeep to help keep it going for another century! We ...

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Co-op Community Fund

Co-op Community Fund

We have been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund for the next 12 months! This could help us enormously with our fund raising. Basically 1% of what customers spend on Co-op branded goods, plus from the sale of plastic bags, is given to charity.  If you ...

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Drawing tutorial

Drawing tutorial

We had a loud and colourful session to brighten up our Zoom sessions when illustrator Liz Million dropped into one of our sessions to give us a Halloween drawing lesson. Who would’ve known that all drawings start with baked beans and potatoes… but she managed to get some great pictures ...

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Scouting indoors

Scouting indoors

It’s been a strange 2020 with all our plans thrown aside. However, we’ve still been busy Scouting where possible. Just a lot more online! Despite not being able to meet up we’ve still managed meetings most weeks, including: Learning about various animals with visits from exotic pets, llamas, and a ...

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Group 5-year plan (March 2020)

Every week everyone in the Scout Group is working hard to deliver a great programme. However, none of the team are getting younger, the needs of the village have changed, and we are almost certainly the smallest Group in the District. The Group needs to look ahead and think about ...

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Bell ringing at Linslade

Bell ringing at Linslade

The Cubs recently visited Linslade Ringers at St. Barnabas Church in Leighton Buzzard for a lesson in bell ringing. Everyone got a go with the bells, with our expert instructors for the night, though only a few could fit in the tiny tower at any time. Meanwhile the Vicar gave ...

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Ready, Steady, Cook

Ready, Steady, Cook

To work towards our Cook’s badge the Cubs were set some cooking challenges – none too advanced, but a good chance to learn about safety and hygiene too. Each team was set the challenge of making “The best sandwich ever”, including a vegetarian option, followed by a microwave mug cake.

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Scout hut clean 2019

​We’re very lucky to own a building but it does need maintained. Several Leaders and Parents have been cleaning and painting this Summer to keep it safe and tidy… In fact we’ve fixed, cleaned and improved over 50 things this Summer.. There’s always more that we need help with – ...

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