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Give us a Christmas Present for Free

26 Aug 2014

Did you know that there are only 17 more Saturdays till Christmas?!! It’s not going to be long before you start hearing those Christmas tunes in the shops! Have you thought about giving the Scout Group a Christmas present this year? If you shop online with retailers like Amazon, ebay, Argos, Tesco and Marks and Spencer etc, you can give us …

Environmental and Geotechnical Survey

26 Aug 2014

I’m pleased to say that we have managed to raise enough money over the past year for the Environmental and Geotechnical Survey to take place. This has now started and samples of the soil have already been take and we currently have 10 metre bore holes dotted around the site. See if you can spot them next time you’re at …

Summer Fete

26 Aug 2014

Many thanks to Nick and his team for organising the Summer Fete in July. I’m pleased to say we managed to raise a staggering £700 which is great for the first time of doing something like this for a long time.

Have a say on how the Group is run

26 May 2014

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 6th July at 2pm at Nanpantan Scout Headquarters. It is a chance for us to have a look at what we have achieved in the past year and look to our future. It’s also the opportunity for us to elect members to the Group’s Executive Committee who decide how the group …

Donation from Loughborough University

26 May 2014

We are pleased to announce that Nanpantan Scouts received a share of Loughborough University’s Open Fund on 14th May along with 13 other local community groups. The funds will be used towards are Environmental/Geotechnical Survey which will cost around £10,000. The Scout Group are looking to rebuild their main hall but the survey is required on the site for the …

Summer Fete – Sunday 6th July

26 May 2014

The Group Executive Committee are pleased to announce Nanpantan Scouts summer Fete on Sunday 6th July, 11am – 3pm. We are looking for volunteers so please let us know if you are willing to help (

Nanpantan Wear

14 Apr 2014

It’s back! You can now order Nanpantan Wear. Designed to wear as an informal alternative to uniform – it’s not compulsory to buy.

We have a selection of samples up at the headquarters for you to view and try on. We do not keep stock of items as we will order direct from the manufacturers so please make sure you order …

5 Bonus Active Kids Vouchers

18 Mar 2014

From Sunday onwards, Sainsbury’s will be giving out 5 vouchers when you buy 5 items of fruit and vegetables. This means even more vouchers we can collect. So when you shop at Sainsbury’s don’t forget to ask for them and post the vouchers in the box in the kitchen.

Scouts Save Energy with EON

26 Feb 2014

Working towards their Global Conservation Badge, 1st Nanpantan Scouts learnt that they can reuse old fabric materials in order to create draught excluders in order to help save energy.  Craft experts from E.ON were on hand to help them design and make their excluders. Using sewing machines and a needle and thread, Scouts managed to come up with a range of …

Brief History of Nanpantan Scouts

24 Feb 2014

Nanpantan Scouts was originally formed in 1912, however during that time it has closed and open many times. Nanpantan Emmanuel was re-formed again in 1941 and is still going strong today and is the largest group in the district. During 1954 we changed our name and became 1st Nanpantan Boy Scouts.  After becoming co-educational movement the name changed again to …