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New research confirms: Scouts strengthen communities!

Positive social impact of Scouting

As Scouts, we already know that Scouting develops socially engaged young people – individuals who are curious, kind, welcoming, active, resilient and extraordinarily equipped with skills for life. Now, we have evidence to back it up.

A new research study has revealed, or rather – confirmed, that Scouting develops strong community

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Bear Grylls to stay on as Chief Scout until 2020!

Bear Grylls

Adventurer, writer and television presenter Bear Grylls has agreed to stay on as Chief Scout at the Scout Association until 2020.

The organisation described Grylls as an “outstanding figurehead for Scouting” who has overseen of a period of “strong” membership growth.

Responding on Twitter, he said: “Thank u once again

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Poole District Cubs Football Competition

District Cubs Football Comp

Broadstone Cubs took part in the annual district football tournament on Saturday 11th March 2017.

It was a beautiful day, the mist soon burnt off and everyone had a fabulous morning. Only 6 teams entered from across the district and unfortunately Broadstone were unable to retain the cup, handing it

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Remembrance Parade 2016

It was a crisp, sunny morning and another fabulous attendance at the annual Remembrance Parade by Broadstone Scout Group, with everyone well turned out and beautifully behaved.  I was, once again, extremely proud to lead the group in the annual parade through Broadstone as our young people gave the occasion

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Girls now make up almost three-quarters of new Scouts!

Beaver Scouts

Girls now make up a quarter of all Scouts, with young women accounting for almost three-quarters of the association’s new youth recruits, new figures show.

In the 25 years since the Scout Association first admitted girls, the numbers have steadily grown – with 144,000 holding membership, including female adult volunteers.

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