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Wistaston Scout Group aluminium can collection scheme ends

Wistaston Scout Group aluminium can collection scheme ends

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Scout Group is to discontinue its aluminium can collection scheme in Wistaston after running for eight years.

The scheme was set up and organised by Gerald Newbrook with numerous aluminium can collection bins located throughout the village.

June 27, 2020

Crewe Gang Show 2020 plans

Crewe Gang Show, performed by South West Cheshire District Scout Council, is one of the oldest running Gang Shows in the world. The first performance was in 1938 with a cast of 150 Scouts called “Flying High” and was presented in Crewe Town Hall. The 2020 Crewe Gang Show is set to be something very special this year. Why? Because[Read More…]

January 27, 2020
Young Nantwich Scout hailed hero for saving boy’s life at World Jamboree

Young Nantwich Scout hailed hero for saving boy’s life at World Jamboree

A young Nantwich Scout has been hailed a hero after he and a friend saved the life of a fellow teenager during the World Scout Jamboree in America.

Sam Knight, 14, from Nantwich and Tom Forbes, 15, from Northwich leapt into action when they watched another scout suffer a horrific mountain bike accident during the event.

July 30, 2019
Wrenbury scout group’s appeal for help to prevent closure

Wrenbury scout group’s appeal for help to prevent closure

A scout group near Nantwich has urgently appealed for helpers for its beavers and cubs group which is facing closure.

Parents of youngsters at the 9th South West Cheshire Wrenbury group issued the appeal after the group’s executive committee stepped down.

July 10, 2019
Nantwich Scouts triumph at 53rd Cheshire Hike competition

Nantwich Scouts triumph at 53rd Cheshire Hike competition

Two young Nantwich Scouts were triumphant at the 53rd Cheshire Hike competition.

Jake Long and Stanton Smith, both 11, are celebrating success after taking three top prizes as they represented the 7th SWC Nantwich Millfields Scout group at the 2019 competition.

May 10, 2019
Wistaston Scouts Group unveils new £270,000 home

Wistaston Scouts Group unveils new £270,000 home

Wistaston Scouts have unveiled their new £270,000 base after completing a five-year fund-raising project to move headquarters.

The project included demolishing the old Scout Hut and replacing it with a new building which was formally opened in front of an audience which included many who helped out.

May 8, 2019
Nantwich Scouts participate in UK Parliament Week

Nantwich Scouts participate in UK Parliament Week

Members of 7th SWC Millfields Nantwich Scouts enjoyed participating in this year’s UK Parliament Week.

UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved.

November 27, 2018
38th South West Scouts in Nantwich celebrate Cheshire Hike success

38th South West Scouts in Nantwich celebrate Cheshire Hike success

Young members of the 38th South West Cheshire Scouts in Nantwich are celebrating success at the Cheshire Hike.

The group, based at the Davenport Avenue hut off Barony Road, saw eight members complete the hike, which is now in its 52nd year.

April 25, 2018
Scouts across Crewe and Nantwich gear up for 80th anniversary Gang Show

Scouts across Crewe and Nantwich gear up for 80th anniversary Gang Show

Scouts across South Cheshire are preparing to “do their best” in the 80th anniversary Crewe Gang Show.

More than 140 beavers, cubs, scouts and leaders will tread the boards in the “biggest and best” show in the history of the South Cheshire scouting movement.

April 22, 2018
Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts to stage ‘Evening with Steve Leonard’ fund-raiser

Wistaston Scouts are to hold “An evening with Steve Leonard” event at St Mary’s Parish Hall in Wistaston on Friday February 16.

Vet and TV presenter Steve has travelled the globe working alongside some of the world’s most iconic wildlife, from whales to flesh eating maggots.

February 8, 2018
Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Big-hearted gas engineers teamed up to help bring Wistaston’s Scout hut in from the cold!

Around 20 heating engineers former a group called Heroes of Heat, which installs heating systems for free for charities in need.

September 5, 2017
Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

By Claire Faulkner
South West Cheshire Scouts have been riding along on the crest of a wave producing theatre for 78 years.

This year, The Crewe Gang Show at The Lyceum had the traditional variety show feel.

May 1, 2016
Reaseheath College’s birthday cake celebration for cub and scout group

Reaseheath College’s birthday cake celebration for cub and scout group

Cub and beaver scouts from the 1st South West Cheshire District celebrated their 100th birthday with a cake made by Nantwich bakery students.

The celebration was doubly special for the Crewe-based group, one of the oldest in the country, as it’s also the centenary of the cub scout movement nationwide.

February 22, 2016