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19
Apr

Funding boost from Co-Op Community Fund!

Thornton Scout Group tonight gratefully received a cheque for £895 from Thornton Co-Op’s Community Fund. Over the last 4 months, 1% of takings from all Co-Op own brand purchases by members in-store have been set-aside to support local good causes. Thornton Scout Group received over one-third of this pot which will be used to support our […]

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10
Feb

Thornton’s First Beavers hit the Scout Section!

Thornton’s leadership team were delighted to hit an important milestone on Thursday 4th Feb, with the investiture into Scouts of the first of our Beavers since the section re-launched 4 years ago. 10 year old’s Maisie and Willow joined the newly formed Beaver Colony back in 2012, and having transitioned through Cubs made the next […]

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04
Jan

Happy New Year… and record numbers in the Group!

A Happy New Year to our members and followers! As is usual at this time of year our annual Census has been undertaken, with a record 81 members registered for 2016 including Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders and Assistant Leaders. Even with a decrease is numbers within the Scout Section, this total represents fantastic growth, particularly in […]

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21
Apr

Monopoly mayhem as Scouts race across Yorkshire!

22 of Thornton’s Scouts were recently seen racing across West Yorkshire as they tested their mapwork skills and transport planning as 5 teams from Thornton competed in a Monopoly Challenge event. Each Team of Scouts were supplied with a leader, a West Yorkshire Day-Rover for use on public transport, and a Monopoly board detailing a […]

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13
Apr

Happy Hunting for Beavers and Cubs at Blackhills!

Members of Thornton’s Beaver and Cub Sections had a fantastic day out today at Blackhills Scout Campsite where they took part in the Bradford North annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event, which saw Beavers and Cubs from accross Bradford take part in a number of activities and challenges is always a firm highlight in our […]

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08
Mar

A successful night at the (Pig) Races!

After some last minute course design by a Group of our Scouts on Thursday evening, and some intensive Pig training / running down of batteries on Friday, Saturday 8th March approached for our first Pig Race night. Around 50 members of all sections from the group, plus various other supporters attended Thornton Cricket Club for […]

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08
Mar

A further 6 Scouts have the opportunity to Fly!

Another 6 of Thornton’s Scouts were fortunate enough to fly at Sutton Bank Airfield with members of the Yorkshire Gliding Club this weekend. After a slow start due to poor visibility and a low cloudbase, we were eventually able to fly all 6 Scouts. One bonus of the poor weather was a bonus simulator session, […]

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26
Feb

Dragon Boating First for Thornton’s Scouts

A first for Thornton, when 7 of out Scouts had the opportunity to attend Doe Park Water Activities Centre in Denholme to undertake a Dragon Boating Session. A spell on Doe Park in February isn’t for the faint-hearted, and after a not so methodical start and some excellent instruction our Scouts soon started to gather […]

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09
Feb

Thornton Scouts social night announced with a night at the (Pig) Races

    Thornton Scout Group are delighted to announce a group event which is open to all group members, family and friends, which will be held at the family friendly venue of Thornton Cricket Club on Saturday 8th March. Further details will be sent home to all parents over the next week, however a promotional […]

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21
Dec

Christmas in Full Swing at Thornton!

It’s been a busy week here at Thornton with Christmas activities in full swing across the group! On Monday our Beavers and Cubs held their annual Christmas Party in our meeting hall, where chaos and party games ensued! We had some fantastic fancy dress outfits, examples of which (including our best dressed winners) can be […]

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