Tag: Scouts

Eastleigh Scouts stage St George’s parade

Scouts honour their patron saint and renew their pledges. Food donation at Family Fun event highlights plight of Eastleigh’s hidden hungry.Scouts from all over Eastleigh have celebrated St George’s Day by parading through the town before gathering at the bandstand to renew their promises and donate food to Eastleigh Basics Food Bank. All UK Scouts…

Eastleigh Scouts meet Bear in woods

Bear Grylls

  Cheering Scouts and volunteers from Eastleigh were on hand to greet Chief Scout, TV Star and adventurer Bear Grylls when he flew into the New Forest this weekend. Over 500 Hampshire Scouts had assembled at Ferny Crofts scout activity centre to meet their leader. Grylls, the star of Born Survivor, was a huge hit…

Scouts rescued from mud at Itchen Valley

A scout group has been recovered from marshland in Itchen Valley Country Park near Southampton this afternoon. At about 4.30 this afternoon a multi-agency operation helped rescue 16 scouts and three leaders as they became stuck in marshland at Itchen Valley Country Park, Southampton. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, South Central Ambulance, Solent Coastguard and…

Eastleigh Cub Scout wins Bravery Award

Twelve young people who courageously put the skills that they learnt in Scouting into dramatic effect have been recognised by The Scout Association. The youngest is Kerena, a nine-year-old Cub Scout, from Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, who showed huge maturity following the tragic death of her mother through cancer. Shortly before her mother died, Kerena cared…