Category Archives: Scouts and Guides

Camp site used by Guides under threat from road scheme

A precious piece of Surrey woodland which has been used by generations of Girl Guides from Croydon and surrounding areas is under threat of being bulldozed in a road-building scheme. Local Girlguiding groups have set up a petition to protest … Continue reading

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Life-saving Scout receives special commendation medal

Farah Lodhi has only been helping to run a new Beaver Scout troop in Purley for a couple of months. But with the help of some Scout training, she has already been awarded with a special commendation medal from the … Continue reading

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Croydon Scouts check out Westminster for Parliament Week

Croydon Scouts chose a particularly interesting date for their latest group outing, to the Palace of Westminster yesterday to learn about the workings of Parliament on the day that news emerged that a Brexit agreement had been brokered between the … Continue reading

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Sanderstead Scouts 48th annual Gruffy Fair, Jun 9

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Spring Park Girl Guides’ jumble sale, Shirley, May 12

The Friends of Girlguiding in Spring Park annual Jumble Sale is this coming Saturday May 12. The organisers’ motto for the event is: “Reuse – the greenest way to recycle!” The sale runs from 2pm to 4pm at the Shirley … Continue reading

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Outdoor Explorer Network open day, Pinewood Centre, May 19

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Escaped T-Rex recaptured thanks to Croydon Beaver Scouts

More than 300 Beaver Scouts from Croydon enjoyed a dinosaur-themed funday in Crystal Palace park last month, when some even had to round-up an escaped T-Rex.

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