Scouts’ Post to Help Out
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Scouts’ Post to Help Out

At the end of November 2020, local Scouts, the 4th Ashby, didn’t know if they’d be allowed to carry out the Scout Post service which they have undertaken for over 35 years to raise valuable funds. However, risk assessments completed and approved, the team pulled out all the stops to get the service up and…

Remembrance Sunday 2020
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Remembrance Sunday 2020

With England under lockdown, we cannot gather and parade to remember those who gave their lives for us in conflict this year. Beavers, Cubs and Scouts have been encouraged to remember this morning by joining millions of other households across the UK on their doorsteps at 11:00 am. Some have chosen to support the British…

Lockdown Homework!
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Lockdown Homework!

As an independent charity, we take good governance seriously. Using some of the “quieter” time of Lockdown 2020, we’ve completed the Charity Excellence Framework Assessments. There are some areas to work on, but our focus is clear.

Ashby Life, Online
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Ashby Life, Online

Our friends at Ashby Life have soldiered on and delivered their magazine – online. You can read it here. Editor Vanessa says: Although we may be unable to produce and deliver this month’s magazines as we would normally, we have produced an online-only version which is packed with useful information on essential local services and…

Happy St George’s Day
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Happy St George’s Day

23rd April is St George’s day. Whilst best known for being the patron saint of England, he is also the patron saint of Scouting. Usually, we gather to renew our promise together on the Sunday nearest and this will be happening this year via Facebook Live on 26th at 10:50 – you don’t need to…

Christmas Post 2019 Success
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Christmas Post 2019 Success

Our army of volunteers and fantastic local businesses helped us to raise over £900 for 4th Ashby Scout Group. Local businesses, The Card Cottage in Market Street, Ashby, Daybreak Stores in Packington, the Tourist Information Centre and Abbey Stores all sold stamps and collected cards for local delivery. The Co-op on Derby Road kindly let…

Christmas Post is OPEN
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Christmas Post is OPEN

Happy first of December! Our Christmas Post, delivered by beavers, cubs and scouts near you is up and running for 2019. We will deliver your cards in Ashby, Packington and Smisby for just 30p per card. You can buy stamps and drop cards off at Daybreak Services, Ashby Tourist Information Centre, Card Cottage or Abbey…