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Closed 29/05/2017

raised of £1,000 target by 24 supporters

    Weʼve raised £425 to Help fund a new Scouting Centre for the 1st Northwood Scouts

    Northwood, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 29th May 2017

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    I am the Local Police Sergeant Covering Northwood & Northwood Hills. We are looking at supporting the 1st Northwood Scouts in achieving their target in order for them to be able to build a brand new Scouting Centre as the original one is no longer ecomonically viable to maintain.
    I will be taking part in the Vitality London 10k Run on the 29th May 2017 & I need your Support for this cause.

    Please Read the following which gives you some more information about the project.

    On the 1st of March at Fairfield Church in Northwood Hills, the 1st Northwood Scout Group launched its £100,000 appeal to replace the existing Scout Hut with an enlarged Scouting Centre. The launch was attended by the Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr John Hensley, and the Deputy Mayor Cllr Carol Melvin; there were also several other important guests present including all three Northwood Hills Councillors, Chief Inspector Rob Bryan, Sergeant Phipps, PC Christmas & PCSO Soler

    The current Hut in Northwood Way was built in 1956; after 60 years of hard use it is no longer economical to maintain and repair. Building the new centre is planned to commence in the summer of 2018.

    Whilst Scouting is better known for its challenging outdoor activities and adventures, many skills taught by the Scout Leaders take place inside the Hut. These include cooking, IT skills including computers and smartphones, map reading including use of GPS, first aid, bicycle maintenance and DIY. The existing hut is in use five days a week throughout the year.

    **THE BUDGET** - for the new building has been set at £170,000. A considerable sum of money has been set aside in reserves from the last 10 years of Jumble Sales, and shall be getting a Capital Grant from our Scout District. A challenging target has been set to raise the remaining £100,000 in the next 12 months, so that orders can be placed for the building during the Spring of 2018.



    • Ben Phipps7 years ago
      Ben Phipps

      Ben Phipps

      7 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Thank you for all of your support. Completed the run in 59:10. Didnt quite reach my target amount however 425 is still incredible and will go a long way to helping the 1st Northwood Scouts!

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    • Ben Phipps7 years ago
      Ben Phipps

      Ben Phipps

      7 years ago

      Thanks for your donations so far. With only 8 days to go, can you share this page with your friends and family.

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    • Ben Phipps7 years ago
      Ben Phipps

      Ben Phipps

      7 years ago

      Training is going well. Please dont forget to share this with your friends/family

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    • Ben Phipps7 years ago
      Ben Phipps

      Ben Phipps

      7 years ago

      Thank you to those who have donated so far. The training has had to take a minor break as on Sunday, My little boy was finally born!

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    Page last updated on: 5/21/2017 22.16



    • Richard Boyce

      Richard Boyce

      May 21, 2017



    • sarah fordham

      sarah fordham

      May 20, 2017

      Good luck


    • Lynette Bridger

      Lynette Bridger

      May 16, 2017

      Good Luck Ben


    • Jenny


      May 8, 2017

      Great cause, good luck with it all.Jenny and Emma


    • Martin & Cathy Bishop

      Martin & Cathy Bishop

      Apr 30, 2017

      Well done Ben!


    • Max


      Apr 28, 2017

      Good luck from max


    • John Usher

      John Usher

      Apr 23, 2017

      Good luck with the run.. expecting you to finish 1st or 2nd place😂Great donation cause.


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    Northwood, United Kingdom

    Local Police Ward Sergeant Covering Northwood & Northwood Hills.

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