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quiz night 2019

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As you may recall from previous editions of Link we have 2 scouts from Horsell who were chosen with 6 others from the district to represent Woking scouts at the next World Jamboree in 2019
Here is a quick update from our Horsell boys ( Sam Wavish & Daniel Langley) on how the jamboree preparation are going
We have had a very busy year
As well as the 8 scouts from Woking there are scouts from all the other districts in Surrey going to the jamboree.We have all been mixed together …

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Ridgeside Falconry

Ridgeside Falconry is the largest mobile display team in the country providing County Shows, Carnivals, Fairs and Special Event Days with Falconry Demonstrations.
Ridgeside Birds of Prey Demonstrations consist of a static display of approximately 15 Birds of Prey from around the world, including owls, falcons, hawks, eagles and vultures, plus spectacular free flying displays lasting between 20-30 minutes each.
The highly skilled team are always on hand to give you advice and share their extensive knowledge of falconry. Ridgeside like to get the public as involved as they can during …

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Woking Scouts in Ypres

On November 9th, Woking District disembarked across the channel with 72 Scouts and 43 leaders, ready for a packed remembrance weekend in Ypres, Belgium.
Ypres played a significant part in history. Here British Soldiers fought in World War One. After a 3hr journey, the Scouts arrived at De Karmel, our accommodation for the weekend, situated just outside Brugge. After a good night’s sleep (for most!) and a hearty breakfast, we visited the Yorkshire Trench on Saturday. The Scouts got to experience the tight quarters and how cramped and challenging it would …

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Remembrance Sunday

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I’m going to tell you a story….

I’m going to tell you a story……
In the Hampshire countryside there lived an old gentleman whose life was turned upside down when his wife died. He carried on, well you have to, but leading a life when he didn’t go out that much and meet many people. Very regrettably he too died last year. The local community came together to clear his bungalow for the family who were also quite old and lived a long way away.
They found a house full of trinkets, old papers and unopened boxes, also …

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Thank you Ann

It’s a “Thank you” from us and a “Thank you” from them!
Ann Harrington is pretty well known in Horsell for all the many committees that she attends and all the many clubs that she supports. In fact it may be that she just could be known just a little bit further afield as she has been invited to County Hall to receive a 2018 Volunteer Award; A great achievement!
Important yes, but not as important as a “Thanks Badge” she was awarded by 1st Horsell Scout Group and signed by the …

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Grand May Fayre 7th May 2018

Roll up Roll up, the Horsell Scouts and Guides May Fayre is coming to town for its 40th year!

Venue: Wheatsheaf Recreation Ground, Chobham Road, Woking, GU21 4BL
Date: 7th May 2018, 11.45am till 4.30pm
Turning 40 is a milestone that may be considered middle aged or over the hill, however with the May Fayre we are only just getting started and have had years of experience to perfect this annual event.
The exciting free event in the annual Horsell social calendar, is to be opened at 12 midday by The Mayor of …

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Beavers camp space

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3rd Horsell Brownies Visit Eagle Radio

22nd June 2017 – Eagle radio studio tour
The 3rd Horsell Brownies visited eagle radio studios as part of their speaker badge.
They were warmly welcomed by eagle radio and shown the many different aspects of producing a radio show.
During their visit they:

Rang the bell which signified that the sales team had made money.
Had a live interview with Lewis Mason on the drive-time show.
Recorded their own interview with each other.
Interviewed the newscaster and the sales team leader.
Saw where major meetings were held.
Learnt to be quiet while on air.

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