News - District Updates

18 November 2021

Scout Shop Update

Due to volunteer staffing issues, the Basingstoke Scout shop will be closed until Thursday 25th November, 6pm – 8pm. Sorry…

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23 August 2021

Festival of Transport

Sunday 22nd August saw the return of Basingstoke Festival of Transport where we attended with our climbing wall and soft…

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27 May 2021


We rely on people like you playing their part to give young people opportunities to dream big, give it a…

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20 May 2021

Appointment of District Commissioner

Basingstoke East Scouts are excited to announce the exciting news regarding the permanent appointment of District Commissioner for Basingstoke East…

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25 April 2021

Well done to our young people

As part of our virtual St Georges Day event for 2021. We are really proud to recognise some of the…

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19 April 2021

Scouting Supplies NOW OPEN

Great news, Scouting Supplies has now returned to its customary trading pattern. The store will be open on Thursdays 18:00…

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9 April 2021

Passing of HRH Prince Phillip

We are greatly saddened to hear of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of our…

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15 March 2021

Gone Home – Beryl Mullender

It is with profound sadness, that Basingstoke East Scouts announce the unexpected passing of Beryl Mullender at home last week….

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6 February 2021

6 things you should do before you go on a hike

If popping to the park no longer feels exciting, you may be ready to venture a little further and head…

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13 January 2021

New Year statement from the District Commissioner

Happy New Year everyone. Even though this is not the start to 2021 that we were all hoping for, there…

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Getting everyone back together safely
7 July 2020

Getting everyone back together safely

As some of the government restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic begin to be relaxed, we’re starting to plan for how…

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30 June 2020

New Website

We are very excited to welcome you to our new website for Basingstoke East Scouts. As Scouts we do so…

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14 June 2020

Statement from Chief Scout Bear Grylls

The Scout Association has released the following statement from our Chief Scout, Bear Grylls: “In 1907, a new movement was born…

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4 June 2020

Win a Scouting goodie bag

Basingstoke East Scouts are giving away a bundle of Scout store goodies worth at least £50. All you have to…

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