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  • How to fix the plastics problem

    06/06/2019

    Opener

    Planet Earth is drowning under the weight of the plastic that humans have created. But there are things all of us can do to make a difference and try to turn the tide before it’s too late 

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  • Moving to our new brand – how small steps can make a big difference

    04/06/2019

    Balloonblog

    Last month, we were pleased to welcome over 50 District Commissioners to Gilwell Park. They were here for a support day to get information and advice on a huge range of topics, from safeguarding to our new strategy. What was most striking was the passion and energy of these volunteers. Equally interesting was the number – just over half – who’d embraced our new brand and visual identity a year on since its launch in May 2018. 

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  • The next giant leap

    28/05/2019

    TEST

    Half a century after a Scout landed on the moon, what do we know about humanity’s next big step? From curing cancer to living with robots, hear from the experts what the world might look like in the next 50 years

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  • To the drawing board

    28/05/2019

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    She may be an award-winning artist, but don’t ask Clara Drummond to teach you how to draw. A darling of the art world shaking out her revolutionary feathers, 
    this debut author knows that creativity lies just outside your door   

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  • Helpful herbs

    28/05/2019

    Flowers

    Throughout WWII, Scouts made herbal remedies for the injured. Today, we can honour their legacy by putting our own green fingers to good use

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  • 10 ways to be a micro-volunteer

    28/05/2019

    Pic1

    You don’t have to give up a whole day – or even a whole hour – to make a difference. Share these ideas with your young people, for whenever they’ve got a spare few minutes to help make the world a better place

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  • Above all, a Scout is kind

    24/05/2019

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    Two young people are embodying the spirit of Scouts by helping and supporting each other through thick and thin 

     

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  • Blazing a trail 2/5

    24/05/2019

    Pipblog

    In an industry that’s long been dominated by male adventurers, five of the UK’s most boundary-pushing female explorers talk about the trials and triumphs of being a woman in the wild. Part 2 of 5.

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  • Blazing a trail 1/5

    23/05/2019

    Blogpic

    In an industry that’s long been dominated by male adventurers, five of the UK’s most boundary-pushing female explorers talk about the trials and triumphs of being a woman in the wild. Part 1 of 5.

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  • My road to gold: what completing a Gold DofE Award taught me

    22/05/2019

    BLOGPIC

    UK Youth Commissioner Ollie Wood tells all about going for the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, its challenges, and its rewards.

     

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