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‘Aurora’ Explorer Scout Unit opens

A new Explorer Scout Unit has opened in Attenborough . It will be known as ‘Aurora ESU’.

Membership is open to any young person aged 14 – 17 inclusive. You may have been involved in Scouts or Guides before, or this may be a new venture fro you. All young people are welcome to join Aurora.

The Unit meets on Fridays at Attenborough Village Hall (on Attenborough Lane). Meetings start at 7.30pm and finish at 9.30pm.

The Explorer Scout Leader (ESL) is Colin Barker and he will be assisted by Sarah Hargreaves, the Unit’s assistant leader.

More information about Explorer Scouts can be found here.

Lest We Forget!

poppy-appealScouts join with local communities for Act of Remembrance

Scouts from across SW Notts District will participated in Acts of Remembrance, parades and services in Beeston, Stapleford, Attenborough, Inham Nook and Bramcote to mark Remembrance Sunday.

The 6th Beeston, 2nd Chilwell, 3rd Chilwell and 2nd Beeston Scout Groups, along with representatives from our Explorer Scout Units participated in the Royal British Legion Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial in Beeston, followed by a service in St John’s Parish Church.

Other Scout Groups from Chilwell, Attenborough, Bramcote, Stapleford,  joined local congregations for their Remembrance Sunday services.

They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old.

Age shall not weary them, not the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning,

“We will remember them”

It’s Fireworks time again!

No need to book in advance. Just turn up on the night and enjoy and amazing evening comprising two firework displays and two bonfires.

A wide range of hot food available and activities for young children.

We look forward to seeing you on the night!

Nottingham Gang Show 2021 needs YOU!

No – we are not crazy! The planning for the Nottingham Gang Show 2021 has started – so if you are a part of the Nottinghamshire Scouts or Girl Guiding Nottinghamshire……please read on.

Do you have experience of working in the Performing Arts? Have you helped to produce a show before? Or maybe you would like to give it a try?

Would you like to be…..

  • An Assistant Producer
  • An Executive Producer
  • Produce the Cubs and Brownies
  • Musical Director
  • Oversee Staging Aspects
  • Oversee Costuming/Makeup
  • Provide Cast Support
  • Steward Cast Members
  • Build Scenery
  • Stage Manager/Technical Manager
  • Choreograph numbers

Notts Scouts are putting together the Production Team and would like to hear from all old and new members who would like to be involved.

If you are interested in one of the above roles, please complete and return the attached application form to Notts Scout HQ, Robey Close, Linby, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8AA by Friday 15th August 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!! If you would like further information email us at

Thank you