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15
Jun

Thornton well represented at County Awards Ceremony

  Three of Thornton’s Explorer Scouts represented the group last night at the West Yorkshire Scouts County Award Ceremony held at Bradford Cathedral.   Oliver and Tom each formally received their Chief Scout Gold Award, the highest award in the Scout section, which they completed late last spring before they moved up to the Explorer […]

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09
Dec

Scouts enjoy annual Gliding day at Sutton Bank

After several cancellations due to poor weather, 6 of Thornton’s Scouts finally managed to participate in our annual Gliding trip in early December. It may have been a cold day on top of Sutton Bank, but each of them thoroughly enjoyed the experience as always – many thanks are passed to all the instructors from […]

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05
May

Respectable performance in the Scouts 5-a-side competition

Thornton’s Scout section took part in the Bradford North 5-a-side competition this weekend which was held at Bradford University. After a disastrous start Thornton brought on their super-sub David Norris, who managed to reduce the deficit somewhat and allow our young team to finish joint-second in the final standings. Many thanks to all who took part, including […]

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23
Apr

Thornton Explorers progress in County Shooting and Archery competions

Several of Thornton’s Explorer Scouts showed real “firepower” this weekend, as they successfully progressed into the West Yorkshire Explorer Scouts Shooting and Archery competitions during the qualifying phases which were held at Bradley Wood Scout Campsite near Birghouse. Explorers Isaac, Sam and Joe competed in individual and team events, with all three progressing as part […]

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28
Jan

Skittles champ among Thornton’s Cubs!

Three of Thornton’s Cubs took part in the Bradford North District Games tournament last Saturday, which was held at Allerton Methodist Church. The Cubs took part in a variety of different games competitions including Connect-4, Darts and Chess, however our very own Mason topped the leader-board and was crowned Winner in the Skittles Competition! Alongside Mason, Rebecca and […]

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26
Jan

4 Scouts try to give Ainsley Harriott a run for his money

Four of Thornton’s Scouts today battled through the heavy overnight snow to take part in the Bradford North Scouts Cooking Competition, held at the Ebenezer Methodist Church in Dudley Hill. Upon arrival the Scouts were given a selection of ingredients including Chicken, Rice, Potatoes, Peppers, Carrots and Onions, and were asked to prepare a Starter, Main […]

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25
Jan

Scouts “locked-up” during visit to the Neighbourhood Policing Team

Sixteen of Thornton’s Scouts were lucky enough to be hosted by the Bradford North Neighbourhood Policing Team on a visit to Bradford’s Lawcroft House Police Station this week, arranged by Ollie and Tom as part of their Community Challenge Award.   Upon arrival our Scouts were treated to a visit into the Custody Suite, where Katie […]

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07
Dec

£140 Christmas Bonus raised at local event

Thanks to the efforts of a number of leaders, and 2 of our Youth Members efforts today, Thornton Scout Group are delighted to have raised over £140 at the Thornton Primary School Christmas Fayre. Co-ordinated by Pete Wilkinson (Assistant Scout Leader), our bottle pull stall is always a firm favorite with young and old alike. […]

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29
Nov

Thornton Scouts receive £300 donation from Yorkshire Building Society

Thornton Scout Group are celebrating this week after members of the public voted for them to receive a share of £300 from the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation. The Bradford City Centre branch held a campaign last month to support good causes that are truly important to the Bradford Community. The branch team chose three […]

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11
Nov

Thornton Scout Group attend annual service of Remembrance

Around 60 members of Thornton Scout Group took part in the annual service of Remembrance, held at Thornton’s War Memorial this morning. With the Sun shining, the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers who took part, along with some excellent support from the local community, helped ensure that the service ran as successfully as ever. For many of […]

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