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Dementia for UK Parliament Week

Dementia for UK Parliament Week

Over the last 3 weeks Beavers have been doing all about Dememtia for our UK Parliament Week. We decorated pots with dinosaur stickers and put compost and daffodil bulbs in them. We coloured in letters to make our posters. We talked about the different things that help...

UK Parliament Week

UK Parliament Week

1st Honiton Scout Group had a brilliant time doing Parliament Week. We had our MP Richard Foord pop into see the Beavers. We also had Cllrs from our Town Council pop into different sections and talk to our young people. Cllr Bonetta came in and talked to our Jose...

Remembrance Parade

Remembrance Parade

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders marched in the Honiton Towns Remembrance Parade. We had 59 youngsters on parade. The Wall Scouts carried the waterfall of poppies in the parade to the church. Brilliant turn out by all of the youngsters.

Poppy Appeal

Poppy Appeal

6 Wall Scouts helped with the Poppy Appeal at Tesco’s in Honiton and raised £314.14 in the 3 hours that they were there. Paul from the Royal British Legion passed on his sincere thanks to them for helping with this worthy cause.

Honiton Carnival

Honiton Carnival

30 Members of our Scout Group (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) walked in the Honiton Carnival this year. Our entry was called “Keep Calm and Carry on Scouting” All the youngsters were dressed in Pyjamas or Onesies. The youngsters all had 2 shakers each so that we could make...

Beaver Scouts visit Devon Freewheelers

Beaver Scouts visit Devon Freewheelers

Leonard and Jose Beavers got to go out to the Devon Freewheelers Unit and have a look around. They loved to see the bikes and trike and everything else that was in there. The evening was also to help them with their Emergency Aid badge which they were working on. They...

Clean up by Dowell Street traffic lights

Clean up by Dowell Street traffic lights

The Leonard Beavers helped to tidy up the area by the traffic lights at the end of Dowell Street. The Scout Group has been looking after these planters since 2012. They pulled up all the weeds in and around the planters and forked over the compost. We then planted...

Purple planters for Purple4Polio

Purple planters for Purple4Polio

Jose Beavers planted light and dark violas in pots in the Scout Hall Garden. Each year we talk to our youngsters about Polio and how when they were young they were vaccinated against diseases like Polio. We explained how lots of young children abroad do not get...

Honiton Station Gold Award

Honiton Station Gold Award

Honiton Station has won a coveted Gold Award at the Stations in Bloom awards. The 1st Honiton Scout Group are lucky enough to have adopted a planter at the station which was painted with our logo etc by a very kind parent. Judging for the competition took place in...

Wall Scouts visit to Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre

Wall Scouts visit to Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre

Wall Scouts went to visit the Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre as they were working on their Air Activities Badge. This Scouts saw a substantial photographic collection of over 400 photographs that depict day to day life on the base during World War 2, as well as...

Trip to Honiton Museum

Trip to Honiton Museum

Cottrell and Jackson Cub Packs were given a special evening tour of the Museum on their section nights. Margaret Lewis gave them a talk at the beginning and then they were allowed to walk around the museum and have a look at all the things that were in there. All Cubs...

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Parade and Big Tea

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Parade and Big Tea

1st Honiton Scout Group (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) were invited to the Parade and Big Tea on Sunday 5 June. We had just over 50 youngsters in the parade and over 100 youngsters with their parents and siblings for the big tea. It was a lovely atmosphere and something...

OLYMPIC TORCH & BATON

OLYMPIC TORCH & BATON

On 21 May 2012 an ex Scout and Army Cadet Ryan Braunton-Turner was privileged to be able to carry the Olympic Torch for the Olympics that were being held in our Country. It was such a wonderful experience for him to be able to do this in Minehead. To celebrate 10...

1st Honiton Scout Group – New Roof Appeal Fund

1st Honiton Scout Group – New Roof Appeal Fund

Saturday 11th June our town Mayor Cllr Serena Sexton came to our Scout Hall for our coffee morning and launched our New Roof Appeal fund. Our roof is starting to leak and though its not urgent YET we need to think ahead and start raising funds for it. We have been...

St. George’s Day Parade – Sunday 24 April 2022

St. George’s Day Parade – Sunday 24 April 2022

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders walked from Abbeyfield at the top end of the High Street to Honiton Manor which is at the other end of the High Street. The residents at Abbeyfield really loved watching the youngsters arrive and put into their section ready to move...

1ST Honiton Scout Group – Castles

1ST Honiton Scout Group – Castles

During the half term we asked our members to build a castle and sleep in it overnight. Above is just a selection of the castles that were made. The youngsters put so much effort into them and they look brilliant. When they returned after the half term they told us all...

1st Honiton Scout Group – Easter Baskets for Foodbank

1st Honiton Scout Group – Easter Baskets for Foodbank

Cottrell Cubs made up 24 baskets filled with Easter goodies which were given to the Foodbank in Honiton. They were gratefully received and will be handed out to people who use the Foodbank. The Cubs said it was nice to do this and the people who receive this will love...

Queen’s 70th Jubilee Cards

Queen’s 70th Jubilee Cards

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts made cards which were sent to the Queen. The youngsters were delighted that they received a Thank You letter for them. All youngsters received a copy of the letter for their section along with a Scouting Platinum Jubilee badge. A selection of...

Honiton Scout Leader visits Kenya

Honiton Scout Leader visits Kenya

Tabs International and 1st Honiton Scout Group Jenny Beckett (aka Tigger one of Honiton Scout Leaders) is in Kenya to visit the Springs of Life Tabs International School. Jenny is a trustee for the charity Tabs International. The charity built and now supports a...

Cubs create thank you posters for emergency services

Cubs create thank you posters for emergency services

Cubs made posters for our Thank You day last year. They decided to give them to the Fire Station, Police Station and the Ambulance Station which are all in Honiton. They wanted to thank them for all the work they do for us in the town. Cubs also made cards which were...

Beavers raise £65 for Purple 4 Polio

Beavers raise £65 for Purple 4 Polio

Beavers held a draw so that they could raise money for Purple 4 Polio. Mark Tredwin came in and talked to them about Polio and how we could help as the money we raised would help to give a vaccine to people in other countries. We raised £65