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Archery Activity Permit Training Weekend

Last weekend, 8 leaders from Preston embarked on gaining a new archery activity permit for scouts. They met at Waddecar on Friday night and got straight into it, learning about the rules and laws associated with the adventurous activity. After a good night getting to know each […]

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We’re building on our success

Preston District Scouts held two important events over the weekend. One designed to solidify linking between Scouts & Explorers and the other was to kick start our new-look Network. Forum Challenge (Cubs & Scouts) Our first ever Forum Challenge took place on Friday evening, bringing together the Scout […]

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K2 triumph at Explorer Quiz

Explorers from across Preston District last night fought in a in a hotly contested battle of brains at the annual Preston District Explorer Quiz. For the third year in a row, K2 ESU were winners of the coveted trophy and once more promised to return in twelve […]

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Scouts winter adventure weekend!

Scouts recently enjoyed a weekend of fun and adventure on their annual winter camp in the beautiful Lake District national park. Staying at Great Tower Scout Activity Centre over the weekend of  29th – 31st January, more than 150 Scouts and Leaders from Preston District joined together […]

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#YouShape 2016

  My name is Nick Reid and I am the Youth Commissioner for Preston and I’ve just about recovered from one of the most inspiring Scouting weekends ever! #YouShape is a national conference which took place 5th-7th Feb where young people aged 14 – 25 can come […]

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Preston Scouts receive top awards

Preston Scouts receive top awards

Scouts and Explorer Scouts from across Preston District were awarded some of the organisation’s top awards this week. A prestigious award presentation was hosted by West Lancahire Scout County at the University of Central Lancashire. Members of the Scout section were awarded the Chief Scout’s Gold Award by World […]

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Let’s play ball!

Tonight over 120 Explorers from every unit in Preston District took part in our annual Dodgeball competition at Ashton on Ribble Community Science College. The event was organised by the Explorers and leaders of K2 ESU who organised a knockout competition in two leagues, Thunder and Lightning. […]

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Scouts put their emergency aid skills to the test

Over 80 Scouts recently took part in the annual District emergency aid competition where their knowledge, skills and quick thinking qualities were put to the test. It however wasn’t for the faint hearted as fake blood, wounds and screaming casualties were scattered all the over the place. […]

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Cubs 100

Cubs 100

Next year the cub section is celebrating its 100th birthday.  Listen to what some of our cub scouts think….

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Explorer Royale 2015

Explorer Royale 2015

Explorers from across Preston District tonight donned their gladrags for the annual James Bond themed social, Explorer Royale. Our members took part in a variety of fun casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Play Your Cards Right and even a spot of Crazy Golf. Before finishing with a […]

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