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08
Mar

Thornton Explorers take to the stage in Bradford Gang Show

Two of Thornton’s Explorers are currently playing star roles in the City of Bradford Scouts Gang Show which is being held at Bingley’s Arts Centre this weekend. However this isn’t the first time that Hannah Sherriff and Amy Stanton have been involved in the many weekends worth of rehearsals and preparation, as each have previously also […]

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02
Mar

Baildon Weekend Camp for Beavers and Cubs!

6 of Thornton’s Cub Scouts recently embarked on their first camp of 2013, with a weekend of activities and adventure being held at Sconce Scout Campsite near Baildon. To make this event even more special, on Saturday night 6 of Thornton’s Beavers also attended which marks the colony’s first Beaver Sleepover event since the was […]

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13
Feb

First hostel weekend of 2013 for Scouts and Explorers

Over the weekend of 8th-10th February a number of Thornton’s Scouts and Explorers spend another weekend on camp at the Seeonee Lair hostel, located in Kettleness near Whitby. As per last year it’s fair to say it was a cold weekend, helped in no part by the failure of the Central Heating system, however the […]

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23
Jan

Scouts and Explorers look forward to International Summer Camp!

The Scout and Explorer sections at Thornton Scout Group were last week revealed details of our Summer Camp, which this year will be based in Luxembourg, our first visit to the Grand Duchy. Based on the theme of “The 5-Nations Camp”, our Scouts and Explorers will also be visiting Belgium, France, Germany and The Netherlands for a […]

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05
Jul

Another busy week for Thornton’s Scouts and Cubs

It’s that time of year for Thornton’s Leadership team where there’s always something on the go!!! Last weekend 15 of Thornton’s Scouts took part in the Bradford North Distrcit Skills weekend at Blackhills, where all our Scouts were working towards the completion of their Outdoor Challenge, Outdoor Plus Challenge or Camper badges. Whilst the weather may […]

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17
Jun

Euro 2012 draw!

Well done to Mr Adrian Tingle who won our Euro 2012 Football draw! Adrian’s sheet was sold by Harry Prescott and he predicted 10 out of the 15 games correctly. A big thanks must go to Adrian for donating £10 of his winnings back into group funds!

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09
Jun

District Archery and Shooting Competition

Well done to our two teams who took part in the District Shooting and Archery Competition today at Blackhills. Out ‘A’ team of Isaac, Sam and Beth finished second in the Shooting, and third in the Archery, and our ‘B’ team of Joel, Jessica and Luke finished third in the Shooting. Well done to all […]

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08
Jun

Thornton Jubilee Beacon

What a day! Thankfully the weather held and we had a fantastic day on the Hill Top Recreation Ground. Thanks to everyone who helped or supported us with this event, you’ll be pleased to hear that the Cubs raised £92.25 with their Name the Teddy and Bun stall, and the Scouts/Explorers raised £565.78 in total across their […]

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10
May

Big Camp 2012

What did you do last weekend? Well for the 31 participants and 5 leaders from Thornton’s Scouts and Explorers the list is almost endless!   I think it’s fair to say that everyone thoroughly enjoyed their time at the West Yorkshire County  “Big Camp” which was held at the Great Yorkshire Showground near Harrogate. Over […]

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02
Apr

Brand new website

60th Bradford North are very excited to announce the launch of our brand new website. We are planning to us this as a base for parents and members of our Scout Troop to find and easily access information. Howevre, we also want to use this opportunity to promote what we do here at Thornton Scouts. If you like […]

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