Daffodils

Generous Donation

This evening the Scouts were presented with a cheque for £400 for the hard work they did at Deepdale Retail Park back in November. Jay from Pickup & Sons who look after the grounds of the site was extremely impressed with the behaviour and work ethic of our Scouts. Jay has invited us to go[…]

Daffodil planting

Daffodil Bulbs

On Saturday, November 26th, 12 Scouts planted 2000 daffodil bulbs at Deepdale Retail Park. The frosty morning commenced with everyone donning green hi-vis vests before we started digging the holes in the hard ground! The activity was part of a community initiative and a generous donation was presented to the group. Following the activity, the[…]

Scouts at CSG Ceremony

Chief Scout’s Gold Presentation

On Thursday 21st July, 7 of our Scouts received their award formally at Hutton Police Headquarters. The event saw 35 Scouts from across West Lancashire receive the prestigious award. Harvey, one of our Scouts who has now moved up to Explorers was honoured with reading the ‘thought of the day’, to a lecture theatre packed[…]

Chief Scout’s Gold Award

7 of our Scouts were presented with their Chief Scout’s Gold Award on Thursday 5th May. Daniel Richardson (ADC Scouts) came down to present the award. This award is the highest accolade a Scout can achieve within the Scout section, before moving on to Explorer Scouts. There is a strict criteria which must be followed.[…]

Scouts at the end of the expedition

Scout Expedition

This weekend the Scout section completed their Expedition Challenge Award. Day 1 was a tough hike, using maps, compasses and navigation skills to find Littledale Scout Camp Site, where tents were set up and tea was cooked on an open fire. Day 2 consisted of bacon sandwiches cooked on Trangia backpacking stoves, kit packing away[…]