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    Weʼve raised £2,114 to help secure a lease on a building for the much loved 1st Coleford Scout group. (Charity no. 283378)

    Coleford, UK
    Funded on Friday, 8th February 2019

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    Story

    We are a very active Scout group, comprising of approximately 65 children (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts). We currently use a hall which is in desperate need of repair but in order to obtain funding to help us do this we need to secure a long lease on the building. In order to do this we need to have the building surveyed and the draft lease reviewed by a solicitor.

    We are trying to raise money to pay for the surveyor and solicitors fees.

    Without a building we have no place for our Scout group to complete a variety of exercises, learn important life skills and store essential camp equipment.

    Our Scout group attracts children from a wide area, not just the village we are based in. Many of these children start in Beavers and continue through to Scouts. The group provides many opportunities within the actual group setting but gives all the children the opportunity to try out new activities such as map reading, archery, cooking to name a few, and also experience nights out under the stars on fantastic weekends away.

    The children and adults would be devastated if the group had to dispand and we would be taking away friendships, life long skills and so much fun and support.

    If you can spare a little to help us reach our goal, this would help us secure a Scouting legacy.

    Many heartfelt thanks from all in Coleford 1st Scouts.
    Charity no. 283378

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    • Sarah Grace5 months ago
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      5 months ago
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    • Sarah Grace5 months ago
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      Sarah Grace

      5 months ago

      Well what can I say, this is fantastic. 1st Coleford Scout Group appreciate all of your generous donations and we are very grateful for your support. The children are going to be thrilled x

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    • Sarah Grace6 months ago
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      6 months ago

      Wow! We are absolutely over -whelmed by the response so far, can't believe this page has been active for less than 24 hrs. A massive thank you, and we'll keep sharing.

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    Page last updated on: 11/1/2018 08.25

    Supporters

    52

    • Ian Andrews

      Ian Andrews

      Nov 1, 2018

      Thank you for all the fun!!, Annabelle Andrews

      £30.00

    • Julie Willson

      Julie Willson

      Oct 31, 2018

      Recently moved to this lovely village and very happy to support such a worthwhile cause. Good luck!

      £20.00

    • chris smith

      chris smith

      Oct 26, 2018

      i wish you well with you your fund raising.i am a scout leader at 4th bedworth scout group.

      £4.00

    • Christine Kennedy

      Christine Kennedy

      Oct 25, 2018

      £10.00

    • Jane

      Jane

      Oct 24, 2018

      I live in Coleford - this is an important issue so want to support it.

      £300.00

    • Trisha

      Trisha

      Oct 23, 2018

      For my grandchild who enjoy the beavers and cubs.

      £20.00

    • Angela Andrews

      Angela Andrews

      Oct 20, 2018

      £30.00

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    Sarah Grace

    Sarah Grace

    Coleford, UK

    Scouting Mum, helper, group secretary and supporter!

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