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  • How to make your tent hygge

    08/11/2018

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    ‘What freedom is to Americans… hygge is to Danes,’ says Meik Wiking, CEO of Copenhagen’s Happiness Research Institute. But what is ‘hygge’? And how is it making people happy?

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  • Badge Support | Musician Staged

    08/11/2018

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  • When in doubt, save the library

    06/11/2018

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    What makes a community? A high street and some houses? A gathering of neighbours arguing over dustbins?...Or is a community made of something heartier? Is it an atmosphere, an energy, a spirit, or the simple but powerful belief that a group of people working together creates a neighbourhood greater than the sum of its parts?

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  • The light inside

    06/11/2018

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    The magic of fireside storytelling - a crucial part of a good night camp - is explored and dissected.

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  • 10 brilliant things to make on the Scout Brand Centre

    06/11/2018

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    Home to Scout logos, images, videos and other materials, the Scout Brand Centre is your first port of call for creating effective, on-brand communications to support local Scouting. Online, you’ll find a wide range of fully flexible templates, where you can add your own header, images and copy. You can then order finished products as printed items to be delivered to your door, or create a free PDF download to print at home.

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  • Badge support | Global Issues Activity Badge

    06/11/2018

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    The Global Issues Activity Badge supports young people to learn about and engage with issues around the world, as we work towards building a better one. 

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  • Scouting, #SkillsForLife and my career: Kiwi’s story

    05/11/2018

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    When I first walked into 4th Hounslow’s Scout hut, little did I know that some 30 years later the values, skills and abilities learned there would be a vital part of my adult life...Being loud, talkative, fun-loving, active and above all, deeply passionate, were all attributes I had in abundance and so Scouting became my passion. Nurturing those characteristics in Scouting helped me become the person I am today. For this, I will always be truly grateful.

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  • Keeping pets and wildlife safe on bonfire night

    02/11/2018

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    The magic of Bonfire Night is fast approaching but – as Scouts all over the UK preparing for a night of sizzling, sparkling fun – it’s worth bearing in mind that fireworks can be a source of fear and danger for pets and for wildlife.

    Whether you’re keen to help the family cat stay calm, or just want to make sure you can light your bonfire without disrupting the lives of your local wildlife, follow these top tips to keep animals safe at this special time of year.

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  • Ed Stafford’s travel manifesto

    01/11/2018

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    In this exclusive extract from his new book, Adventures of a Lifetime, Scout Ambassador Ed Stafford shares his top tips for expedition planning.

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  • Community Impact Project of the Year 2018: Our winners

    31/10/2018

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    As Scout Community Month draws to a close, the Community Impact Group (a group of young people who lead this work across the UK) have chosen the winners of their Project of the Year competition. 

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