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Be prepared? Coulsdon Scout caught in Korean jam(boree)

Tens of thousands of youngsters were put at serious risk by floods, a plague of insects, intense heat and an on-coming tropical storm at the latest World Scout Jamboree at Saemangeum. Here, PAUL FORD reports on the wretched experiences suffered … Continue reading

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Bear Grylls visit is spur for Scout scheme in community

The recent visit of Bear Grylls to Croydon’s Pinewood Scout Centre has led to a collaborative partnership between local Scouts and the Croydon Forest School and Adventure Project to make the centre more accessible to non-Scouting groups. This is Scout … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Scouts find a Bear in their Pinewood activity centre

Bear Grylls, the Chief Scout, flew in to Croydon yesterday on the final leg of a tour of Scouting organisations around the country. The television adventurer arrived by helicopter at Pinewood Scout Centre in Shirley where he met cubs taking … Continue reading

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Bear Grylls flies in to Shirley to visit Pinewoods Scout Centre

Bear Grylls, mountaineer, sailor, adventurer, and Chief Scout will be dropping in to Croydon, literally, on May 11, when he is planning to arrive for a visit to a local scouting centre by helicopter. A former SAS reservist who has … Continue reading

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