April 30, 2019

The left handshake comes to us from the Ashanti warriors whom Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, knew over 70 years ago in West Africa. He saluted them with his right hand, but the Ashanti chiefs offered their left hands and said, ‘In our land only the bravest...

April 29, 2019

From Derelict Knitting Factory to the Best Amateur Theatre of its Kind in the UK!

The year it all started – 1969

The same year as 18 year olds were given the vote; Concorde flew for the first time;  Prince Charles was invested as Prince of Wales; Neil Armstrong became th...

April 27, 2019

Not our strongest turn out for the Annual District St George's Day Parade and Service in Hinckley Town Centre. Many members where on holiday or already had prior commitments but it was great to see those who were around attending.

The weather was very different to the p...

April 18, 2019

Thursday 5pm and 1st Hinckley Scouts and Explorers left Hinckley for a few days in the Peak District. Prior trips had seen trips cut short through poor weather so with the forecast for sunny weather expectations were high for warm weather.

After a very good run through...

April 8, 2019

The Scouts and Explorers had a great evening at Burbage Common and woods. Mixed teams took part in a number of wide games which took place in both the wooded areas and open grassland.

For some of the younger members it was quite a learning curve. Forgotten torches and d...

April 1, 2019

The Scouts and Explorers had an excellent evening last night. Ready Steady Cook was the theme for the activities and we saw some really great cooking during the evening.

The evening gave the older Explorers the opportunity to organise a programme for both the younger Ex...

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