Recent Press Releases
  • New Group Opens in West of Washington 5 new volunteers have enabled Houghton-Le-Spring Scouts to open the new group at Lambton Primary School Washington Initially the group has opened a beaver colony with 16 members who will be invested (make the beaver scout promise) on the evening of the 23rd May in a ceremony at Lumley Castle. The group has ambitious plans to open a cub pack and scout troop within 6 months. Members of the press are invited to attend this special event at Lumley Castle, on the 23rd May 2013 at 6pm in the Baron’s Hall.23rd May 2013: Houghton-Le-Spring is today celebrating the launch of a new scout group, the first time a new group has launched in ...
    Posted 2 Jun 2013, 13:52 by Stephen Harrison
  • 88 new members in Hetton, Houghton and Washington help take Scouting in the Area to Record High Annual census: Scout numbers in Houghton-Le-Spring now stand at 757. UK membership now stands at 536,787 Growth driven by rise in Beavers Scouts (those aged 6 – 8) as a result of new colonies opening in the West of Washington and Hetton-Le-Hole The news comes as the Duchess of Cambridge celebrates with scouts at Windsor Castle ceremony. 22 April 2013: 88 new Scouts in the past twelve months in Washington, Houghton and Hetton-Le-Hole have helped take the number in the UK to its highest this century. The news comes as details of The Scout Association’s annual census are published today. Scouting in Houghton-Le-Spring district has grown 13% in the past twelve ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2013, 13:53 by Stephen Harrison
  • New beaver colony in Hetton-le-Hole follows successful adult recruitment 1st Eppleton Scouts are today celebrating the launch of a new beaver colony, the first in Hetton, as 14 beaver scouts make their beaver scout promise at the old pit wheel in Hetton Lyons Country Park. 6 new volunteers have enabled the group to open the new beaver colony.The beaver colony has 14 members who will be invested (make the beaver scout promise) on 15th December at 2.00pm in a ceremony in Hetton Lyons Country Park.Members of the press are invited to attend this special event.1st Eppleton Scouts are today celebrating the launch of a new beaver colony, the first in Hetton, as 14 beaver scouts make their beaver scout promise at the ...
    Posted 14 Jan 2013, 05:35 by Jonathan Chicken
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