Articles Archive for May 2012

22 May 2012

At a planning weekend in January the Penistone leader team jointly decided the project. They made sure that there Scout Community Week project would include all sections of the group and the parents of their members, have at its heart the community and would be a showcase of the very best of Scouting.
They decided to clean up a half a mile stretch of the Trans Pennine Trail in Penistone South Yorkshire and ask local business to sponsor their efforts. The group also decided to have a plant and bird box sale at Penistone scout hut.
Several …

17 May 2012

Barugh scouts relax on Stanage edge during a training walk last weekend, as part of the International Jamboree on The Trail (JOTT)
Abi Wade, Ben Dickinson, Jacob Kendrew, Joe Dickinson, Tom Collins and Will Harding practised with a map and compasses, accompanied by scout leaders Paul Sykes and Charles Wilkins.
Barugh scouts provide activities and training for 10 – 14 yr olds, meeting at Barugh Scout Hut, Dearne Hall Road, Low Barugh, thursday evenings, 7 to 9 pm. More details of scouting at Barugh can be obtained via Barnsley 388271 or  
C J Wilkins
Scout Leader, …

13 May 2012

450 Scouts set to volunteer in Barnsley as Scout Community Week launches

 Replaces Scout Job Week after 20 year break
 Scouts from all across Barnsley are helping range of good causes such as cleaning up the Trans Pennine Trail, installing Bird Boxes and feeders, selling Bee Houses and Bird Boxes to the local community to promote wildlife
Movement’s half a million members asked to do one thing to help their local area
Part of a national campaign as Movement reaffirms its commitment to the community

As many as 450 Scouts are set to volunteer in the communities …

10 May 2012

The race night on the 19th April organised by Fitzwilliam Active Support raised a huge £560 for the Billingham Activity Centre. The organisers would like to thank all that supported the event and who came along on the night.
A highly enjoyable evening was had by all!

2 May 2012

Andy Moore, County Commissioner is delighted to announce the appointment of John Skipper as the new District Commissioner for Barnsley. John brings a wealth of knowledge from his professional background as well as experience in various Scouting roles including Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts). We wish John well in his new role and I’m sure you will join us in supporting John with the continued development of Scouting in Barnsley.
Andy would also like to take this opportunity to thank Bruce Meek for his endless drive and enthusiasm. During Bruce’s time in …