Category Archives: Scouts and Guides

Purley Scouts Family Fun Day, Mitchley Hill, May 18

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Shirley Guides’ Jumble Sale, Shrublands, May 11

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Minster ceremony remembers 75 Scouts who died in WWI

Croydon Scouts, in a ceremony attended by the Mayor of Croydon, Bernadette Khan, conducted a solemn memorial service at Croydon Minster on Saturday, exactly 100 years to the day after their predecessors staged a similar commemoration for the 75 Scouts … Continue reading

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Purley Scouts Jumble Sale, St Mark’s, Feb 2

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Croydon Scouting to remember war service at the Minster

Croydon Scouting is holding a special Memorial Service at Croydon Minster, to be attended by the Mayor of Croydon, Bernadette Khan, to remember the 66 Scouts who gave their lives in World War I. While many commemoration events were staged … Continue reading

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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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