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  • Local Business Hosts Celebration Event for Local Volunteers

    This year 16 people were presented with special St. George's day awards in recognition of their outstanding and distinguished service to Scouting. As well as attending Windsor with the Chief Scout and HRH The Duke of Kent, they also received a special presentation from the Lord Lieutenant and County Commissioner. Read more

    Added 27/05/2014
  • A Job With a Difference? Kick Start Your CV

    Pears Foundation are supporting The Scout Association to offer six internships  (12 month fix term contracts) to grow and develop Scouting in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area. These exciting new roles will work in teams supported by staff and volunteers  to bring positive youth activities to new areas, allowing even more young people experience the everyday adventure of Scouting. Read more

    Added 22/05/2014
  • Dan Wood Appointed International Commissioner

    We are delighted to announce that Dan Wood has been appointed to the headquarters role of International Commissioner. Dan is currently County Commissioner for Avon and will step down from that role before beginning his new position in September He has already contributed widely to the Association's development nationally in areas as diverse as our review of Programme, Fundamentals, governance, branding and inclusion. Read more

    Added 15/05/2014
  • Government Award for Bristol Scouting Volunteer

    Local volunteer Amir Cheema has been awarded a UK Point of Light Award for his outstanding contribution to community life. Locally, Amir is District Commisioner for Brunel district (covering much of inner-city Bristol) where he has achieved great feats of growth and inclusion. Read more

    Added 12/05/2014
  • Scouting Membership Continues to Grow in Avon

    Scouting Membership in Avon Continues to grow with 600 extra members in the past year Scouting Membership has continued to grow across Avon, with more girls, boys and adults seeking out everyday adventure. The total number of young people and adults who have joined Scouting has risen 5. Read more

    Added 12/05/2014
  • Avon Scouts Camping Award

    The Avon Scouts Camping Award Scheme empowers young people to spend at least one night a month out of their beds and engaged in a camping activity.  Whether its a weekend at Woodhouse Park, or a night in a tree house, there are all sorts of ways to earn the award. Read more

    Added 14/04/2014
  • St Georges Day Awards

    Congratulations to those achieving St George's Day Awards. The Association has a national awards system for recognising good service, length of service and special acts of heroism and bravery, courage or endurance, and devotion to duty under suffering. Read more

    Added 07/04/2014
  • Major New Investment in Avon Scouts

    We are delighted to announce our partnership with the Pears Foundation which will mean £200k additional investment in growing and developing Scouting locally on top of the support we have already received from the WPA Benevolent Foundation.  The project will begin with Kingswood, Brunel and Cabot Districts from April/May. Read more

    Added 17/03/2014