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25
Jan

Thornton represented at 19th Australian Rover Moot in Western Australia!

Two of Thornton’s leaders were fortunate enough to represent the United Kingdom at the recent 19th Australian Rover Scout Moot held in Fremantle, Western Australia between 30th December and 11th January. This was the third time that Thornton had representation at an Australian Rover Moot, having previously attended events in Sydney (2006-7) and Adelaide (2010-11). […]

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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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06
Nov

Thornton Scout Group honored by donation from Skipton Building Society.

Thornton Scout Group were this week honored to be voted by the public as a winner in the Skipton Building Society’s “Grassroots Giving Scheme” which celebrated the Society’s 160th Anniversary. Stacey Stothard, Corporate Communications Manager of the Skipton Building Society said: “Our Grassroots Giving initiative received a staggering 1,000 applications from community groups, clubs and […]

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28
Oct

Scary scenes at Blackhills on Scout Halloween Camp!

Dark nights, a breeze rustling through the trees, winter just around the corner… it’s time for our annual Halloween Camp! This year our Scouts stayed a little closer to home and spent the weekend at Blackhills. Pumpkin Carving, Baking, Ghost Walk, Naturalist badgework, Halloween party along with a couple of investitures – a busy weekend […]

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22
Oct

2 Thornton Leaders complete training courses to gain Wood Badges

Unseen to our Youth Members and most parents, all leaders in Scouting have to go though various training courses to ensure they are able to provide a balanced and varied programme in-line with the core values of the Scout Associations Core Objectives. With this in mind, the Leadership Team at Thornton are delighted to announce […]

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17
Oct

Thorntons Tractor Run Society present the group with £400!

Rain, Wind, mist… just what every good Tractor Run’s organisors spend weeks hoping will stay away from their event! However, in September that’s exactly what greated the participants of the annual Thornton Tractor Run. Now in it’s second year, the event is organised by a local committee who this year again chose to fundraise for […]

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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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18
Sep

Thornton Scouts take delivery of new lightweight equipment

Thornton Scout Group were delighted today to take delivery of 4 new “Go-Pak” lightweight folding tables. 3 of the tables were purchased using funding from the Thornton Community Chest, alongside 10 folding benches which we collected in July, and a new play parachute for our Beaver section. An additional table was also purchased using Group […]

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01
Sep

We need YOUR help!

We need your help!   We would be most grateful if you could spare 2 minutes to visit the website below and vote for us in our application towards funding for new equipment for our Beaver Section. It’s a 15 second job to open the webpage below and click on the vote button. If we […]

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