• Flag Blessings
    It was wonderful to see St Edmunds Church, Hardingstone,  full of young people on Tuesday 14th September for 1st Hardingstone flag blessing service, Canon Beverley, formerly from Living Brook Benefice and Rural Dean, led a lovely service which saw all sections old flags retired and the new flags blessed. All sections were involved with colour…

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  • Group Camp 2021
    Celebrating 60 years On the weekend of the 3rd to 5th September, 112 members from all sections of the Group got together at the Lesley Sell Activity centre in Bromham to hold our annual Group Camp. This year was extra special as we were celebrating 60 years as we were supposed to at the outbreak…

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  • Summer Camp PACCAR 21
    Scouts from both Troops were joined by Explorers from our attached Explorer Unit, Mountain Lions on a week-long summer camp at PACCAR Chalfont Heights. The group took part in a Day hike, Night Hike, Zip wire, Tomahawk throwing, High Ropes course as well as various Scout skills sessions. They also took part in a Gladiator…

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  • Annual General Meeting & Presentation Evening 2021
    On Thursday 22nd July we held our AGM and presentation Evening, the AGM is a Legal requirement that we have to hold but the presentation Evening is always the best bit! Last year we had to hold the AGM via zoom due to covid and we weren’t able to have a presentation evening at all…

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  • largest Scout Group in Northamptonshire for the second year running
    On Thursday we held our AGM and presentation evening. This is Skip (Kevin Dillow our GSL) accepting the 100 Club certificate from Dean Smith (County Commissioner) presented to only 7 groups this year, for having over 100 youth members. The all-important numbers on the certificate read 1 of 7. 1st Hardingstone are the largest Scout…

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  • End of term, but no signs of slowing down!
    It may be nearing the end of term but all of our sections are still all systems go! Danelaw Cubs were at Overstone where they took part in shooting, Archery, climbing and a teamwork challlenge. Saxon Scouts learnt how to sew on their own badges, roll their neckers correctly and shine their shoes. They will…

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  • Scout and Proud
    England football team Manager, Gareth Southgate used to be a Cub! Huge congratulations to him & the whole England football team on reaching the finals! Winning was one step too far this time, but like all Scouts, he did his best.
  • Cubs go Bananas!
    Mercia Cubs are on a mission to spread a little Happiness in Hardingstone! They learnt how Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex would write inspirational and happy words on the bananas when she was helping at the food bank.They decided to make our village smile and made their own bananas of happiness!On the way home this…

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  • New Instruments for group Band
    We were lucky enough to receive a grant from our local council for our Scout Band and today we received the 1st of 2 deliveries of musical instruments! The scout band continues to grow following an excellent drumming master class on Monday, run by our young leaders, that was enjoyed so much 6 new members…

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  • The Mystery of the Saxon Scout Bowls!
    On Tuesday night our Saxon Scouts were told to bring a bowl and a coat, we were intrigued what they were up to! As part of World Faith they learned about Puja, a worship ritual performed by Hindus, to their favourite god. The word “pūjā” is Sanskrit and means reverence, honour, homage, adoration and worship….

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  • Fundraising Help From Amazon
  • Covid-19: Move to Yellow
    Along with the rest of England, 1st Hardingstone moves to readiness level Yellow today May 17th.
  • Volunteering. It’s good for you.
    We rely on people like you playing their part to give young people the opportunities they need. But volunteering’s not just about giving something back. It’s also about doing something that’s good for you. Volunteering gives you career-boosting skills, improves your wellbeing, and helps you make connections with friends, family and your local community. Research…

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  • New Group Site goes live
    We are really pleased to announce our new website. We hope you like it!