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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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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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10
Nov

Thornton Scout Group attend annual Service of Remembrance

      Members of Thornton Scout Group awoke this morning to glorious sunshine for the Thornton Branch RBL’s annual Service of Remembrance. With a fantastic turnout of 68 Youth Members, plus around a dozen leaders and other adult volunteers , the group had a fantastic presence at this important event within our calender. On […]

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30
Sep

Thornton’s Scouts take part in District Activity Weekend

Late September 2013 saw Thornton’s Scouts participate in a Bradford North District Activity Weekend, held locally at Fan Wood Scout Campsite in Gomersal. During an activity packed weekend our Scouts were able to sample activities such as Archery, Rifle Shooting, Low Ropes, Crate Stacking, Caving and Night-line. Evening entertainment after dark was also provided, with […]

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15
Aug

Summer Camp Review

We recently returned from our “5 Nations” Summer Camp where our Scouts and Explorers visited the Wiltz International Scout Centre in Luxembourg. A selection of our photos should now be available on the website, with the full album available via our Facebook page. Any parents who wish o know what we’ve been upto can view […]

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08
Jul

Bottles, bottles, bottles!

After a hectic fundraising weekend last week, many of Thornton’s Scouts and Explorers spent Friday evening enjoying the fine weather and supporting Thornton Primary School at their annual Summer Fayre. Our Explorer section donated their time to help man the schools bouncy castle and inflatable slide, which turned out to be a fantastic fundraiser for […]

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02
Jul

Fundraising galore at Thornton Scout Group!

This last weekend was a busy one for many members of Thornton Scout Group, with all sections taking part in a number of activities and events in support of the group and a local charitable event. On Saturday both Scouts and Explorers, along with Danny, Pete and Ani attended the New Inn’s music day which […]

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