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We have two places left for the MIDAS driving course on Saturday 9th December (9am – 4pm) based at The Quarry Centre, £100 per person. Coffee and tea provided, please bring a packed lunch. The morning session will consist of theory, safety, laws and permits in the form of a presentation – and during the afternoon, a practical driving session of around 40 minutes per person in the driving seat. Anyone interested, ...

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Please welcome Bruce Lenton onto the County Team in the role of Team District Commissioner for Hadrian District, working alongside Claire McDougle. Join us in congratulating and welcoming him on board! You can contact Bruce on bruce.lenton@northumberlandscouts.org.uk

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Following the success of our first series of DESC support Webinars in early 2017, The Scout Associations, Regional Services team, are once again running a series of 4 Webinars to support those adults involved in the management of Explorer Scouts. The sessions are for: DESCs, DESAs, YLLs and those individuals DCs would like to attend.  ACC Explorer Scouts are also welcome to attend. The sessions will be run on Monday               6th November 2017 Monday               13th ...

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Summit in a Box

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The County Summit in a Box and AGM 23rd September 2017 @ Northumbria University Student Union Summit in a Box starts at 9.30 am prompt at Northumbria University Student Union, 2 Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SB (Building 30 indicated on map) Campus Map. Plan for the Day. Car parking indicated in red (payment required and indicated by red circle on map next to building 15). County AGM starts at 5pm at the same ...

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County AGM

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The County AGM follows the Summit in a Box on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 5pm. This will be a short, purely business meeting and the bar will be open after the proceedings for your pleasure. Minutes of County AGM 2016 AGM Agenda 2017

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Bookings now open for Pirate Marra 2018

We are delighted to announce that bookings for Pirate Marra 2018 are officially now open! As with our previous events, all bookings will be made online and payment taken via debit/credit card. 2000+ Pirates from far and wide across the land will be taking over Causey Park Farm from Friday 25th to Monday 28th May 2018 for amazing adventures for one and all. With brand new activities and challenges never seen before ...

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2nd & 3rd December 2017 All day event We have secured the dates for the County All Section Climbing Competition! Now we need to pull together an organising team. If you have an interest in climbing and think you can offer your expertise to this event please contact County Administration. The success of the event relies on an enthusiastic team of adult volunteers. Booking information will be available soon so watch this space! Venue: Newcastle Climbing ...

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Each year the County Scout Council elects the County Executive Committee. The process starts with nominations from the County Scout Council then elections by postal ballot and the results announced at the County AGM. Any member of the Scout Association (18 years old or over) can be nominated for election to the County Executive, nominations must be made by and seconded by a member of the County Scout Council. For a nomination ...

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West Gosforth Beaver Colony

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It’s always great to share good news so here are the Beaver Scouts of West Gosforth Scout Group who were all invested along with their new Leaders Charlotte and Lorna at their last meeting of term on 20th July 2017! The Colony was closed last year as they had no leaders but has started up with 12 eager Beaver Scouts and they are looking forward to many new adventures together!

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