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1 May 2018

The 2017 annual report is published  and can be viewed here CDSC Annual Report and Accounts 2017

9 Jun 2017


24th World Scout Jamboree – Participant applications
The 24th World Scout Jamboree is going to be held in North America in July/August 2019 and we need Scouts and Explorers to represent Greater London South West.
We are looking for 72 young people for the adventure of a lifetime – GLSW is sending two complete units of 36 young people and 4 adults to America.
This is a once in a lifetime experience – you can only go to the World Jamboree as an Explorer and the Jamboree is once every four years.
Know someone …

4 May 2017

The Annual Report has been published here :- Annual Report 2016

19 Dec 2016

29th Purley Cub Scouts celebrate 100 years of adventure in the House of Commons

The Scout Association’s “Cubs 100” year of celebrations has been taking place throughout 2016 remembering 100 years of adventure and fun since Cubs were established in 1916
Cubs all over the country took part in Promise Parties, renewing their promise at exactly 19:16 on December 16th
There are at least 140,000 cub scouts in the UK. Cubs are boys and girls aged 8 through 10 ½

Cub Scouts and volunteers from Purley have celebrated 100 years of …

23 Oct 2016

19th Purley Scout Group Annual Firework Display and Bonfire
 Monday 7th November, gates open at 5:30 for 6pm firework display
 Adults £5, Children £2.50 (no charge for very young children), price includes soup or hot dog
COME AND JOIN THE FUN!  WE ARE LOCATED ON DUNMAIL DRIVE, “THE WHITE PATH” AT THE BOTTOM OF MITCHLEY HILL (limited parking available so advisable to park at bottom of Mitchley Hill and walk up)
All in aid of the Group’s refurbishment project.  To pre-book tickets contact Liz on obrien.ob1k@blueyonder.co.uk or 07817451978 or for further information
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23 Oct 2016

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12 Sep 2016


2 Jul 2016

Steve Backshall at Camp 2016
Camp 2016 Video from Royal Russell Media team
Two years of planning came to fruition over the May Bank Holiday weekend with the CUBS100 camp at Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre.
In the mixed weather during the week leading up to it there had been an enormous amount of work going on behind the scenes with Peter & Mandy Giles sorting out the catering for a crew of 75, Sarah Turner and her team making 700 Boggles in aid of Bernie Moynihan’s charity for everyone to …

2 Jul 2016

Ron LEONARD – 23rd Croydon.  It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the sad passing of Ron LEONARD former GSL at 23rd Croydon.  Towards the latter part of last year Ron was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour and was being cared for at home by his wife Yvonne, son(s) Richard and Paul and Richard’s partner Julie with support from the palliative care team.  A few weeks ago he was transferred to a nursing home in South Croydon where he died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday …

22 May 2016

Croydon Explorers at the State Opening Of Parliament
Congratulations to our Explorer Scouts who represented the Movement at The Sate Opening of Parliament. Great job well done, thank you.