Realising it was probably not going to be possible to hold a traditional Christmas Tree sale in 2020, the 43rd Bristol Scout Group decided to launch it’s first ever ‘Click & Collect’ Christmas Tree ordering service. The support of the local community in BS9 was incredible and we sold out of all 150 trees … Read more
Our Group Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 16 June 2020 via Zoom with 21 attendees. Our Chair, Charles Elderton, gave an upbeat report on a very successful year for the Group including raising funds of over £50,000. In addition, our plans for a Scout Community Centre has progressed significantly with final reports … Read more
Our Beaver colonies are looking forward to a book event at the beginning of December. Local author Rachel McCoubrie is coming to read her newly published book and talk about becoming an author – perfect for our children currently doing their book reader badge. Rachel has kindly donated a copy to our raffle taking place … Read more
The 43rd Bristol Scout Group held a truly fantastic and memorable community plant sale and tea party on Saturday 4 May. The gates opened at 1pm, the sun came out and visitors were greeted to a wall of brightly coloured flowers and plants to buy. The Cubs organised and ran a whole range of fun … Read more
As 2018 comes to an end we can look back on an extremely busy and successful year for the Group. Our vision of replacing our dilapidated Hut with a new Scout Community Centre in Stoke Bishop has stepped that bit closer to becoming a reality. We thought you might like to read a short summary … Read more
Trustees from the 43rd Bristol Scout Group stepped in at short notice and braved the elements to help put up gazebos for stalls and to help with traffic control at last Saturday’s Winter Fayre in Westbury-on-Trym. We understand the Fayre was a success and raised essential funds to support Bristol’s Homeless.
The 43rd Bristol Scout Group was delighted to receive £50 from local artist, Professor Richard Elderton. Instead of buying his Christmas cards, Richard designed and hand-painted each one. With the money he would have spent on bought Christmas cards he chose to donate the money to the 43rd’s fundraising efforts to replace its Hut with … Read more
The 43rd Bristol Scout Group’s annual Christmas Tree Sale was held on Saturday 1 December. Gates opened at 8am and despite the heavy rain we welcomed over 200 local residents. Thank you to everyone who came along and bought a tree. It was great to see so many familiar faces and some new ones! … Read more