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
It was an interesting evening and we were able to learn about the workings of the store both on the shop floor and behind the scenes. We discovered that Sainsbury’s sell five times as many bananas as any other fruit and that they sell more ham than anything else in the delicatessen area. We were very … Read more
Our annual ‘work-along’ to clean the Hut and make the site ready for winter was a wet one. However, a bit of rain was never going to stop our enthusiasm! With a good turnout of volunteer helpers (big thank you to everyone who braved the elements) you did a great job. With lots of weed … Read more