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Crownfest charity summer fete, Wickham Road, Shirley, Jun 29

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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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Outdoor Explorer Network open day, Pinewood Centre, May 19

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Croydon Scouts seek commissioner as French stands down

Croydon’s Scouts are seeking a new district commissioner, as Steve French, who has been the area’s head scout since 2009, is standing down. “At the ripe age of 57 and having been involved in Scouting in Croydon for nearly 40 … Continue reading

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Cubs get to cook up a treat at Kenley’s Indian restaurant

A Purley cub pack has spiced up its activities this week with a behind-the-scenes visit to a Indian restaurant, where they saw first-hand how naan bread is made and baked. The visit, to Saffron Kenley on Godstone Road, was organised … 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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