• Wrexham

    Any First Aiders

    Do we have any keen first aiders out there? Please let Moz know if you are interested in this…

    The 3rd North Wales Young Dragons/Dreigiau Ifanc Gogledd Cymru First Aid Competition at Rhyl Drill Hall in John Street Rhyl on Saturday the 30th January 2016.

    Teams of 2. (Can be an “A” Team and a “B” Team). Age groups Under 15 … Under 18…… and 18+.

    Teams are pleased asked to arrive at the Drill Hall with their leaders and in uniform plus spare everyday clothes for 10am for a 10.30am start. PLEASE BRING a packed lunch and drink. Expected to finish between 3 and 4pm dependent on number of teams.

    Thanks for your support. The Lord Lieutenants of Clwyd and Gwynedd will be attending to present the Awards.

    Gerry Frobisher MBE
    North Wales Young Dragons/Dreigiau Ifanc Gogledd Cymru

  • Cubs welcome Walking with the Wounded
    News

    Walking With The Wounded

    Wrexham Cub Scouts had some special visitors to their camp at Chirk Castle this weekend when six wounded veterans from the charity Walking With The Wounded dropped by.

    The six heroes are walking 1,000 miles to raise funds to retrain and re-skill our wounded and support them in finding new careers outside the Military.

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    Veteran Stewart Hill gave a brilliant chat to the Cubs about why the group are walking the length of Britain and how they had got injured. The Cubs were wide-eyed at the gruesome tales, especially when Scott Ransley took his false eye out to show them!

    To find out how to support them, visit their website.

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  • Gang show
    News

    Chester Gang Show is here again!

    This year Chester Scouts are once again back in the King’s School Chester and their amazing Gang Show will be performed in the new Vanbrugh Theatre. The facilities in this new auditorium are truly fabulous including tiered seating and an impressive stage, supported by a very high standard of installed sound and lighting equipment.

    So we invite you all to join us yet again to see the show and to discover what this venue has to offer. If you haven’t been before then why not give it a try?

    The video below shows what we have in store for you if you come to a Chester Gangshow.

     

    Chester Gang Show

  • Bees
    News

    Bee helpful… and have a Wild Weekend!

    Bees and butterflies need our help and Keep Wales Tidy are calling on people to take action – big or small to help improve conditions for our little friends the pollinators.

    Are you a community group, school, charitable organisations or local authority? Do you want to help pollinators and make improvements to your local environment? Why not apply to Natural Buzz and get up to £500 of National Garden Centre Voucher to help you carry out a small project to benefit pollinators.

    The Natural Buzz campaign aims to increase food for pollinators from flowering plants such as wildflowers and hedgerows. Not interested in planting flowers? Why not get the children involved in building bee hotels!

    Projects must take place on publicly-accessible land or on school grounds and result in the creation of a new wildlife habitat, even if that habitat is just in pots or borders.  The Grants Committee meets once a month and when the vouchers are gone they’re gone.  The scheme closes in May 2015 so ACT NOW!!

    You can download a copy of the application form from the Keep Wales Tidy website. Here you will also find the criteria, our terms and conditions and items you can apply for.

    For application queries please contact wild@keepwalestidy.org

  • Chopstick Christmas
    International,  News

    Chopstick Christmas

    Clwyd members of the Golddiggers World Jamboree Unit have joined thousands of other Scouts from across the UK eating their Christmas lunch with chopsticks.

    The social media event reached over half a million people on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #chopstickchristmas and raised the profile of the 3,000 strong UK Contingent to the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan this summer.

    Bethan Morris, 15 from Llangollen, said “It was a good way to get us thinking about Japan and for other people to learn about it. In Japan there are going to be situations that are going to be challenging, and I for one certainly found eating Christmas dinner with chopsticks a challenge but I kept going and did it”

    Alex Harrison, 16 from Flint, said “Eating my Christmas dinner with chopsticks was fun and a bit challenging. It got people’s attention encouraging them to question what we are doing and want to know more!”

    These young people and their leaders will be heading out to Japan next July to begin their adventure exploring Tokyo, before heading, via bullet train, to the Yamaguchi Prefecture where the Jamboree will take place – giving the unit the opportunity to learn tremendous amounts from other cultures, living with 30,000 people from all over the world.

    They will be contemplating themes such as peace, unity and worldwide friendship, as well as discovering the negative effects of world conflict on innocent people by visiting the Hiroshima Memorial Park. The unit will then complete their Japanese adventure by spending three days fully immersed in the culture, living with Japanese families in the beautiful Mie Prefecture, learning to live by Japanese customs, before returning to the UK to share their experience with their supporters.

    Butch Maisie Zaak

    Kiki Moz Alex

    Cat Yasmin Tasha

    Rhian Andy Chris

    Lewis Katie Tom

    Chloe