Scouts were encouraged to walk a mile or more – and get sponsored by friends and family – as part of the BBC Children in Need and Comic Relief Big Day In on 23rd April 2020. If every Scout hiked one mile it would add up to the equivalent of the 240,000 miles to the Moon.
With the ban on public gatherings still in place on 23rd April we were not able to have our usual St George’s Day Parade, so members from all of the sections wore their uniforms to take part in the ‘Clap For Our Carers’ at 8pm.
In case you haven’t been able to go past the Scouting Centre recently, here’s a picture of the lovely flowers in full bloom in the planters by the main door. Thanks to Paul Akers for planting daffodils and wallflowers way back when life was ‘normal’.
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On Thursday 19th September 2019, our new Scouting Centre was officially opened by past mayors Cllr Carol Melvin and Cllr John Morgan. It was a wonderful warm and sunny evening attended by over 100 guests.
The purpose of event was to thank our major donors and contractors for making the project happen. The releasing of the ribbon and speeches were followed by a hog roast, and a bar was available throughout the evening. Continue reading “It’s Official – we’re open!”
Thank you to all who supported our plant sale over the weekend of 13th / 14th July. We took almost £2,000 a portion of which has been donated to the Northwood Live at Home Scheme and the balance will be used to buy a specific item of equipment for 1st Northwood – details later!