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Check out the Tartan Times group newsletter for the regular news roundup (using the link on left)

2018 AGM

Thank you to everyone who came along and supported our family BBQ and AGM 2018. It was a lovely evening and it was great to see awards being made to all the young people and some of the not so young! Congratulations to them all.

New Year = New Adventures

As we start a new year in 2018, we look back at the many things we did in 2017 and wonder how we can improve on it, but that is exactly what we aim to do. All our volunteer adults work hard to provide the best experience for our youth members and are continually looking to try new things, improve existing things and for more adult to join our successful team; why not get involved?

Check our diary before booking your 2018 holiday

With Christmas over, many look ahead to the warmer months and summer holidays! Before you book, be sure to check out our group diary, many of the camps we have planned are already set and on the diary page now. Details of many of these will be circulated to members during the early part of 2018; keep an eye out for more details as they become available.

Bag packing result

A big thank you to all the beavers, cubs, scouts, explorers, leaders and parents who turned out for our annual bag packing fundraiser in December at Morrisons. We are pleased to announce that we raised 644!

New minibus news!

We are pleased to announce that we have been successful in getting full funding for a second minibus to work alongside Chief, Polly & Rosie. A Fiat Ducato 17 seater minibus, with accessible tail lift.

Duke (named by our members) joined the fleet in October 2017 and is already busy with bookings, internal and external, and is looking forward to making many new friends in 2018. You can follow him, as well as Chief and Polly on Facebook, check out our vehicle page for details.

Join easyfundraising.org.uk

Help to raise funds for the group without any extra cost or effort to you. Register with www.easyfundraising.org.uk and every time you shop online with their many retail partners the group gets a donation.

Retailers include: Argos, EBay, Amazon, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Tesco, Apple Store, Next, Toys R Us and many many more.

Second hand uniforms and group polo shirts

We often have second hand uniforms returned as the young people grow out of them. We'd be pleased to see them passed and used by future members. They are therefore available free of charge to anyone who can use them. For details of what we currently have available, download the list available from this link: Uniform/polo shirt stocks

Please fill out our community survey available from the community centre link on the left

In order to better understand our community needs and the demand for a community centre, please complete the community survey on the Community centre page (link left). Thank you for your assistance.