We couldn’t take the cubs camping, but that didn’t stop the 43rd Cubs from having a great winter camp at home. They collectively hiked over 260km; picked up over 30 bags of litter for the community; built and slept in dens overnight; cooked meals for the family; showed off their amazing talents in a talent … Read more
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.