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Group Calendar 2016

Scout Post 2015

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Thank you so much to everyone who used the Christmas Post in 2015.  13,846 cards were delivered raising over £2622 for Group funds.  This compares with 14,478 cards delivered and £2730 raised in 2014.

 

All money raised enables us to ensure Scouting is available to everyone by being used to pay membership fees to the Scout Association, provide free camps/outings for our young people and the general running of the Group.

 

Thank you to all the leaders, members, families and the shops and premises who supported the Post once again.

Co-op Local Fund

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Time is running out to vote for the Group’s application to the Co-op’s Local Fund.  We’ve applied for funding to help purchase some replacement tents.

If you’re a Co-op member and haven’t yet voted, please do so by going to www.co-oplocalfund.co.uk ​and voting for the “West Lothian Whitburn Scout Group”.

If you’re not a Co-operative member, please join – it doesn’t take long – and support the Scout Group.   You can join at www.co-operative.coop/membership.

Please also encourage your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues to do the same!

Voting closes at 5 pm on the 11 December 2015.

Whitburn Christmas Fair

The Group was present at Whitburn’s Christmas Fair on Saturday 5 December, taking the opportunity to promote the Group to young people, potential adult volunteers and also our Christmas Post Service.  Despite the pretty awful weather, the Fair was well attended.

 

Christmas Fair

Scout Christmas Post 2015

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Co-op Local Fund

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The Group has applied for funding from the Co-operative’s “Local Fund”.  We’re hoping to replace some of our much-loved and well-used three-man tents.  We are guaranteed to receive money, but how much we get is determined by the number of votes we receive.

 

People can vote by going to:

 

www.co-oplocalfund.co.uk

 

and vote for the “West Lothian Whitburn Scout Group”.

 

You need to be a Co-operative member so if you’re not please do take the time to join – it doesn’t take long – and support the Scout Group.   You can join at:

 

www.co-operative.coop/membership

 

Please ask and encourage your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues to do the same!

 

Voting opened on Monday 16 November and closes at 5 pm on the 11 December 2015.

 

Thank you very much for your support.

Autumn Break

All sections will be off next week for the October break. Scout and Explorer Scout meetings resume on Tuesday 27 October and the Beavers and Cubs are back on Thursday 29 October.   Enjoy!

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Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service

The above parade and service will take place on Sunday 8th November 2015 starting in the car park behind the Burgh Halls at 10:15 am.

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No Cubs tonight 8th October

Please remember that Cubs is not on tonight. Both Beaver sessions running as normal.

GSL Award

Congratulations to our former Group Scout Leader, Gordon Johnston, on being award the District Commissioner’s Award for Service to West Lothian Scouting.  Gordon stepped down as GSL of the 7th after 13 years of outstanding hard work, time and commitment to the Group on the 30 June 2015.

 

However, he won’t be disappearing altogether as the picture shows Gordon being presented with his award by District Commissioner Alex Brown at the 7th’s recent Group Camp held at Auchengillan over the weekend of the 18 – 20 September 2015.

GSL Presentation