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New Beaver Colony Open

New Beaver Colony Open

16th Solihull, the newest Group in Solihull, recently celebrated their success with an investiture evening.  County Commissioner, Shirley, invested 3…

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Gone Home

Gone Home

We are sorry to announce the passing of John Clayton on 3rd September after suffering a stroke and being taken…

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Spaces Available For EuroJam 2020

Spaces Available For EuroJam 2020

Unfortunately we have a couple of Scouts/Explorers who have dropped out of Eurojam due to unforeseen circumstances, therefore we have…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: what lessons have you learnt?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: what lessons have you learnt?

2 weeks to go until our adventure to the World Scout Jamboree. In fact 2 weeks today we shall be…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: 3 weeks to go!

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: 3 weeks to go!

3 weeks until we fly out on our big adventure. What are you looking forward to? Here are two members…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: what has your personal development been?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: what has your personal development been?

4 weeks until we leave for our big adventure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EHd2hpdZvU

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SoliCov Vlog – What’s the most important thing your going to take to Jamboree?

SoliCov Vlog – What’s the most important thing your going to take to Jamboree?

5 weeks to go!! Meet two more members of the unit!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSx8VhC-QOA

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: what are you going to do at the Jamboree?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: what are you going to do at the Jamboree?

6 weeks to go until we fly. It’s all getting very real. What are we going to get up to…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: What makes this jamboree different?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: What makes this jamboree different?

7 weeks to go!! Here are two of the unit answering another question. Not long to go until the World…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: why did you apply for the jamboree?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: why did you apply for the jamboree?

9 weeks to go.... until we fly out for our adventures! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7TlUxFF5nw

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Beaver Scout Achieves all Section Awards

Beaver Scout Achieves all Section Awards

Penny challenged herself to earn all the badges available in Beaver Scouts. At St. Georges Day 2019 Penny from 1st…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: 10 weeks to go

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: 10 weeks to go

10 weeks to go until we leave for jamboree. 2 more of the unit answer a jamboree related question. What…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: What is going to be your biggest challenge?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit: What is going to be your biggest challenge?

It’s 11 weeks to go!! Actually is 10 weeks and 2 days... we are a little behind this week. 2…

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Blythe DC Search

Blythe DC Search

As many of you have heard we are searching for either a single DC or a team of two people…

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Nepalese diaries – a final reflection.

Nepalese diaries – a final reflection.

Consider this piece an overview. A look back at the past fortnight in all its glories and horrors. At various…

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Nepalese diaries – Kathmandu and the first summary of two.

Nepalese diaries – Kathmandu and the first summary of two.

Today, after a horrible day travelling to the capital on roads best suited for animals and hybrid bikes, we woke…

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Nepalese diaries – An ending (ascent)

Nepalese diaries – An ending (ascent)

As we ascended today from the valley into the town of Dhunche, it marked the end of the past 8…

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Nepalese diaries – A message of gratitude

Nepalese diaries – A message of gratitude

I think the highlight of today has been the reintroduction of the western toilet and a hot shower into our…

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Nepalese diaries – Early Nights

Nepalese diaries – Early Nights

I’m writing this at 7:20 pm in my sleeping bag on the bank of the Gosainkunda having earlier reached heights…

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St. George’s Day Parade 2019

St. George’s Day Parade 2019

Cole District hosted a large St. George's Day Parade down Knowle high street. Solihull County Commissioner was in attendance along…

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Nepalese diaries – Unexpected Undulations

Nepalese diaries – Unexpected Undulations

Based on yesterday’s previews, I think today was understated on the side of the tourist company and subsequently on the…

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Nepalese diaries – what we learnt from Yazz and the Plastic Population

Nepalese diaries – what we learnt from Yazz and the Plastic Population

This morning was fairly ‘normal’ if that word can be used whilst trekking in Nepal. Bags were packed tightly to…

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Nepalese diaries – into the valley of sweat, walked the sixteen.

Nepalese diaries – into the valley of sweat, walked the sixteen.

I’m paraphrasing Lord Tennyson not out of intending to create war imagery but partially to help GCSE pupils with their…

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Nepalese diaries – Yangri peak.

Nepalese diaries – Yangri peak.

Today was different, a first full day of hiking and perhaps most importantly, the first piece of economics revision done…

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Nepalese diaries – A journey’s seemingly never ending duration.

Nepalese diaries – A journey’s seemingly never ending duration.

Greetings, no doubt you are reading this later than planned due to Himalayan remoteness but fear not for I have…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: What do you like most about scouting?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: What do you like most about scouting?

12 weeks to go! This week’s question is What do they like most about scouting? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cK21JbvKTs

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit! What is Hosted Hospitality?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit! What is Hosted Hospitality?

13 weeks to to Jamboree, 2 members of the unit answer another question! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6yMwp19BQs

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Nepal Diaries – after day two, came Kathmandu.

Nepal Diaries – after day two, came Kathmandu.

Good evening. After yesterday’s flight from Doha passed by without a hitch, apart from my choice of sleep over studying…

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Nepal Diaries – Day One

Nepal Diaries – Day One

The process of writing this article, on a keyboard installed into a desk, is almost as painful as the day…

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Nepalese Diaries – An Introduction

Nepalese Diaries – An Introduction

Hi I'm Callum, an aspiring journalist and Intrepid Explorer Scout who, alongside Explorers from Drake and Intrepid ESU, will be…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit- why are you going to Jamboree?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit- why are you going to Jamboree?

14 weeks until we fly out to America. Another 2 of the unit answer another jamboree related question. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-K30CQ0xtY

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: How will we be traveling?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the Unit: How will we be traveling?

15 weeks to go until we fly off on our adventure. This week’s question is about how we will get…

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The Great Step Forward

The Great Step Forward

If you like a challenge, you'll love this. Grab 3 of your friends and enter your team of 4 to…

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SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit- What is SoliCov?

SoliCov Vlog – Meet the unit- What is SoliCov?

16 weeks to go!! Meet the unit... 2 more of our participants answer a question about jamboree! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd_ZbaXvlkk

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Balsall Common Gang Show

Balsall Common Gang Show

A huge congratulations to all the cast and crew from 2nd Balsall Common & Galileo ESU who put on the…

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SoliCov Vlog – Who gets to go to a jamboree? Meet the Unit!

SoliCov Vlog – Who gets to go to a jamboree? Meet the Unit!

It’s 17 weeks today until we will be getting on to a plane to head over to America! Here are…

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SoliCov Vlog – What is a Jamboree? Meet the Contingent!

SoliCov Vlog – What is a Jamboree? Meet the Contingent!

It’s 18 weeks to go until we leave for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. So we thought that we would…

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Youshape badges 2019

Youshape badges 2019

Hi all, For those who took part in the January mini managerial skills workshop, i have recieved the badges,  …

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Mini Managerial Skills, January 2019

Mini Managerial Skills, January 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the 'mini managerial skills' workshop that we ran in January. This was a massive…

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SoliCov Vlog – Vlog 2 – London!

SoliCov Vlog – Vlog 2 – London!

SoliCov spent the weekend in London in February. Travelling down on Friday night and returning after lunch on Sunday. Before…

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New County Website

New County Website

The new county website is now live and full of amazing features which will enhance Scouting in Solihull and make…

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SoliCov Vlog – Solicov- Day trip to oxford Vlog 1

SoliCov Vlog – Solicov- Day trip to oxford Vlog 1

Our unit took a day trip to Oxford. Each patrol was set the task of vlogging about their day... here…

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Chilly County Night Hike

Chilly County Night Hike

11th Solihull Lifting The Old Boot Trophy! Congratulations to 11th Solihull and Galileo ESU on winning what has to be the…

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