Photo of an event in the grounds of the Scout Hut.

New members welcome at Little Stoke Scouts

The 1st Little Stoke Scout Group is looking forward to welcoming new members, both adults and young people, at a special Open Event being held on Thursday 5th March, writes group leader Tony Edmonds. The group has been providing activities for boys and girls in Little Stoke and surrounding areas since 1952. We are a family focused group and place

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Photo of Beaver Scouts ready to board the Santa Express.

End of year treats for Little Stoke Beavers

On Sunday 8th December, ten excitable Beavers from the 1st Little Stoke Scout Group met at Bitton Station, as part of a district organised event to meet Santa on the Santa Express. As the Beavers boarded the train, for many a first experience of riding a steam train, they were thinking carefully about all the things they were thankful for

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Photo of Cadets kayaking on annual camp.

Busy times at Stoke Gifford Army Cadet unit

The Stoke Gifford detachment of the Bristol Army Cadet Force (ACF) has been busy over the last few months, taking part in numerous camps, sporting events and receiving numerous awards in the process, writes Sergeant Instructor Paul Clark. Fieldcraft In June the cadets went off to Rollestone Training Camp on Salisbury Plain to take part in their annual fieldcraft weekend

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Photo of the Beavers on camp at Woodhouse Park.

Beavers go global on overnight camp weekend

On the first weekend of October, 1st Little Stoke Beavers attended an amazing event, the Beaveree, at Woodhouse Park, near Almondsbury. This is a Jamboree for Beavers, organised by the Brunel Scout district and themed this year around the Beavers’ Global badge. During the day, seven different Beaver groups from across the Brunel district took part in a range of

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Photo of Stoke Gifford Scouts taking part in a science activity at UWE.

UWE scientists give Scouts a helping hand

Stoke Gifford’s Old School Room (OSR) Scouts have been busy again since returning from the summer break. A new Scientist Activity Badge being introduced into the system of 69 activity badges has given the Scouts something to get their teeth into and the University of the West of England (UWE) have been more than happy to help out. The troop

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