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Author Archive | Sean Mulligan

Simply, thank you. To everyone who volunteers their time in support of Scouts across Tynemouth.

Today is Founder’s Day, the birthday of Robert Baden-Powell. It’s a great opportunity to say thank you… for your time, your encouragement and your commitment. Because of you, young people are learning to speak up, step forward and make their way in the world. Week in and week out, they’re learning the brilliant skills they need […]

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Branding Updates

The Scout Brand should now be embedded into all areas. Your paperwork, your signage and your clothing should now reflect the new brand and the countdown has begun. We have until the end of May 2020 to ensure that all branding is correct. Have a look at the information at https://prod-cms.scouts.org.uk/…/update-your-branding-in-a-… which will give you ideas […]

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Sectional Updates – January 2020

After a magic end to 2019 on the Polar Express. 2020 hopes to be bigger and better. In March we have a Crash Bike Challenge, this will see Beavers playing with tools, Bikes, Scooters anything we break we will fix it. This will be at Tynemouth Scouts HQ. Jamboree On The Trail is on the […]

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Powburn Update:

We wanted to update you on the Powburn booking process.  You may have seen the recent announcement that Powburn can now be booked online or through Online Scout Manager (OSM), so no more need for paper forms and waiting to check availability. Check out the short video of how to book through OSM To assist with the management of […]

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Tynemouth Scouts Remembrance Parades

Please find below details of the North Shields Remembrance Day Parade for this year.We would like scouts to parade in sections, All Beavers, followed by All Cubs, followed by All Scouts, followed by All Explorers, with flag bearers at the front of their respective sections (All group Beaver flags in front of Beavers, etc), and […]

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STEM for Beaver Scout Leaders

Date: Monday 11th November 2019 Venue: 2nd Cramlington HQ, Anne Welfare, Cramlington, NE23 6HQ Time: 7:30pm This term’s County Beaver Scout Leaders meeting will be hosted by Blyth Valley District. The evening will cover STEM related learning that can be utilised in your section meetings. Join us for a great evening and a catch up […]

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County Climbing Event 2019

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th November 2019 Venue: Newcastle Climbing Centre, 285 Shields Rd Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2UQ Closing Date: Friday 8th November 2019 Timings Beaver Scouts 23rd Nov 19 – 09:30am to 11:00am 23rd Nov 19 – 11:30am to 13:00pm Cub Scouts 23rd Nov 19 – 13:30pm to 15:00pm 23rd Nov 19 – 15:30pm to […]

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The importance of saying thank you

What’s most extraordinary about our volunteers is they’re just like you and me. They fit in their volunteering around ordinary things, like working in an office, or doing evening shifts. They squeeze it around picking up their children, making dinner, and cleaning their homes. They use snatched hours – which could be spent watching TV, […]

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