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Cheshire Scouts Newsletter – 13 December 2020

Date: 13th Dec 2020 Author: Dave Hopley

Cheshire Scouts Newsletter – 13 December 2020

We’ve made it to the finish line!
We did it. Over the last six weeks, young people and their families, volunteers, and former Scouts joined one of four teams to #RaceRoundTheWorld.

Collectively, they’ve travelled over 130,000 miles round the world, learning about different customs and cultures along the way through our range of globetrotting activities. They’ve also raised over £200,000 through sponsorship and a grand total of over £250,000 including direct donations, making a world of difference to the Scout Groups hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis.

The race may be finished but there’s still time to get your donations in to help us reach our magic £300,000 target. Remember every pound and penny raised will be match funded, too..

Make a Donation

“The most worth-while thing is to try and put happiness into the lives of others”

Shipton ESU & Hill House – Christmas 2020 Virtual Poem

Shipton ESU in South West Cheshire are partnered with Hill House, a local residential care home for people with physical disabilities. This week, their Explorer Scouts and leaders hosted a Christmas concert for the staff, residents and their families (many of whom haven’t seen loved ones in months).

This is their joint creation: a virtual rendition of the Christmas poem “A Visit From St. Nicholas”.

#CareForCareHomes #PossibilityWithDisability

You can watch their video here and share the positivity with friends and family.


Macclesfield Beaver Scout raises over £2,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Connor, a Beaver Scouts from 24th Macclesfield is currently raising money for Cystic Fibrosis (a cause close to his heart). He has organised a non uniform day at his school, as well as a raffle. His initial target was £200 but he has now raised over £2,000!
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Jack And The Beanstalk

Final call to register for Jack And The Beanstalk Panto Online next Sunday 20th December 2pm with Cheshire Scouts Live
We find ourselves in unexpected times with our great festive tradition of the family pantomime cancelled in many towns and cities across the land.

But riding to the rescue to make sure that panto loving audiences don’t miss out on this special Christmas experience is Blue Peter legend & former Chief Scout is Peter Duncan with his biggest and best ‘Here’s one I made earlier’ challenge!
Peter, a critically acclaimed Panto Dame, Writer and Director has decided to use his ‘Giant’ back garden to film.

Jack and the Beanstalk – a socially distanced pantomime complete with ingenious sets, fabulous costumes… and even a real beanstalk!

Click Here to Register


Big Family Quiz

Final call to register for a quiz for all the family, the quiz will be on Zoom, register using the link below, please only register once per household as places are limited.

Click Here to Register

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls