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Scouting & Guiding

Development and Tea

After a busy weekend at the Scout Association AGM I launched straight into the week with a busy evening of meetings.

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Scouting & Guiding

On Adventure and Silver Awards

As County Commissioner of Solihull I am often asked to present awards and speak at County events. In the early days I would fly by the seat of my pants quickly learning that good public speaking needs a clearer message than can be delivered through the medium of umm’s and stagnant pauses as I think about what to say next and I now plan in advance.

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Scouting & Guiding

Solihull County Camp 2014

At the first County Exec of 2014 last night Paul our camp leader unveiled the plans so far to the meeting. I’m pleased to say it’s looking really good. Not only are we on a site inside the County, but the beginnings of the programme are looking awesome, with plenty for everyone to do.

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Lifeblog Scouting & Guiding

To Absent Friends

Sometimes your friends can ask you to some really really silly things, but you just can’t help yourself and for some reason find your way to an empty Jamboree campsite with 10 other crazy folk for over a week of non-stop adventures.

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Scouting & Guiding

A Very Noisy Saturday

One of the things I love about becoming the County Commissioner for Solihull is getting invited to the sort of events an ADC Scouts never would.  It’s extremely pleasing to see all ages taking part in some frankly awesome stuff from the littlest beaver to the most senior active support member. After battling my way through the […]