TREEmendous effort

Sorry about the pun just I would BRANCH out my joke. Oakay I’ll stop now. We had a lovely story sent through from the 14th Rotherham Beavers about a tradition that has been around since 1997. In 1997, the 14th Rotherham beaver colony went to explore Wickersley Wood and they found some conkers. These were planted in a pot, looked READ MORE

Beavers is definitely fun!

On Thursday 26th April, the Beavers at 14th Rotherham (St Francis) Bramley Scout group celebrated St George’s Day by accepting the team challenge to dress some of their members, using  a variety of materials and media, as St George or the dragon. There were some excellent costumes and this is a picture of the winners, the burgundy lodge. Well done READ MORE

Pond Dipping 

The 14th Rotherham Beavers spent an evening pond dipping at Ulley Country Park and caught many interesting creatures, which lurk in the pond. Claire, the park ranger, helped us identify the pond life and told us all about Ulley Country Park. The photo shows us getting ready to pond dip. Luckily, the rain which had been pouring down for days, READ MORE

Beavers Visit The Fire Station

On Thursday 25th May 14th Rotherham Beavers Scout colony visited Rotherham Fire Station to learn about fire safety and the role of firefighters in our community. It was an interesting evening exploring the fire engine and the Beavers thoroughly enjoyed having the chance to use the fire hose. Some of us got quite wet! Thank you Blue watch for entertaining READ MORE

Happy Chinese New Year

The 42nd Thorpe Hesley Scouts have been working towards the world challenge. As part of the work we looked at Chinese new year and the customs of China. To celebrate the Chinese new year the Scouts made traditional good luck gifts and presented them to the local Chinese takeaway who were very happy to receive them.

Quick District Updates

14th Rotherham December was a busy month and it saw the Beavers entertaining the crowds with their singing of “Grandma got run over by a reindeer”, at the locally held Christmas Fayre and market. They also went to see the pantomime, “Legend of King Arthur” at Wickersley School and Sports College, with the Cubs and Scouts. For their last meeting, READ MORE

14th Rotherham Fashion Show

On Friday 10th February 2017 the 14th Rotherham have a professional fashion show team putting on a show for us in Bramley Parish Hall starting at 7pm. They will be selling ladies clothes in sizes 8-22 from high street stores such as M & S, River Island, Next, New Look and many more at a fraction of the normal price. READ MORE