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LSSA Water Days
15/07/2022 By Jack Murray

Around 80 Blackburn Scouts attended the brilliant LSSA Waterdays event at Waterparks, Coniston. A special thankyou to members of WACKYS SASU (our watersports team) who supported the paddlesports activities over the weekend- Paul, Naomi, Hannah, Jonny, Pete, Lisa and Jack.

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Blackburn with Darwen Sports Council Awards
12/06/2022 By Stuart Parker

At the annual BwD Sports Council Awards on the 20th May 2022 Pete Sculpher (District Scout Network Commissioner) and Stuart Parker (District Chairman) were presented the award for ‘Contribution to Active Communities’ for their work at Canalside Activity Centre by the Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen, Cllr Khonat.

Congratulations for to both Pete and Stuart who work so hard to allow thousands of young people access to the outdoors each year.

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We are delighted to support our Scout Groups through 2022 to get our young people accessing the outdoors at this brilliant site. The Activity Center based in Mill Hill, will be free to use for Squirrels, Beavers, Scouts and Explorers from across the District.

Canalside Activity Centre is run by Scouting volunteers for the benefit of young people across #blackburn

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New Squirrel Drey opens at St Francis
11/01/2022 By Stuart Parker

Brilliant to see St. Francis Scouts open a brand new #Squirrel Scout Drey. Squirrel Scouts are the brand new section for 4-5 year old boys and girls.

We would like to welcome the new young people to Scouting and congratulate the brilliant work by the team at St Francis Scout Group for starting Squirrels.


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St. George's Day Adult Volunteer Awards
27/04/2021 By Stuart Parker
On St George’s Day, we want to thank all our volunteers for their continued contribution to Scouting in Blackburn and East Lancashire
We also want to extend our warmest congratulations and best wishes to all the brilliant leaders who received awards:
The Silver Acorn Award:
Stuart Parker (District Chairman)
Gary Taylor (Group Scout Leader Cherry Tree Woodlands)
Peter Sculpher (District Scout Network Commissioner)
Susan Fowler (Cub Scouts Leader Cherry Tree Woodlands)
The Bar to the Award for Merit:
Cairon Berry (District Explorer Scout Commissioner)
Tammy Redmond (Section Leader Our Lady’s)
The Award for Merit:
Ian Fletcher (Group Scouts Leader St Francis)
Lee Arrandale (Group Scout Leader St George’s)
John Greenwood (County Scout Active Support Manager)
For all that you are, for all you do, Thankyou


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