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THE VISIT TO SLEEN TO REMEMBER JOHN MORGAN (5/9/2015) - We arrived in Coevorden, at the home of Dick and Ally Elzing, late on 29th April. The following morning after a good night’s sleep, we went to the Fontein School in Sleen, where Dick is the headmaster. After speaking to the year 6 children about John Morgan and our Scout Group, we were taken to visit a traditional Dutch windmill ...
REMEMBERING JOHN IORWERTH PALMER MORGAN (4/27/2015) - In 1921, John Morgan was born in Mill House, Tongwynlais. His parents Harold and Frances moved to Llanishen when John was a child as his father was a teacher in Llanishen school. This was located in the old building, next to the church which now houses Llanishen Good Neighbours. His father eventually became the headmaster in the village school. Llanishen ...
AGM & Newsletter (2/10/2015) - At the Group Executive meeting in January, it was decided to hold the AGM on Thursday 19th March 2015, from 6.30, with main business at 7.  I have been busy putting together a newsletter about the Group so that you all know what has been happening and what plans for the year and years ahead.  Come along to the AGM ...
87th Gilwell Reunion (6/21/2014) - I have been at the 87th Gilwell Reunion this weekend, 6-8th Sept. Gilwell is the HQ of Scouting in the UK and is also a superb campsite, near Chingford in Essex. The Reunion is a coming together of Leaders for discussion, forums, exhibitions, demonstrations, presentations, meeting up with old friends and FUN! I joined with members of the Facebook Scout Group and ...
GSL’s Blog Test (5/26/2014) - hello
Young People Volunteering! (2/4/2014) - You all know, of course, that all the Leaders, Young Leaders, Group Executive members and Helpers in the Scout Group are volunteers. Why do we do it? Did we all start to help when we were young members of the movement or perhaps when our children decided to join? Did we join enthusiastically or perhaps a little reluctantly? I joined when ...
Young Leaders Needed & Group Update (10/20/2013) - Do any of you know a young person 14-18 years old who would like to become a Young Leader in theWednesday Beavers (5.45pm-6.45pm) or Wednesday Cubs (7pm-8.30pm)?  The experience can be used as the Service component of the Duke of Edinburgh or Welsh Baccalaureate.  A training course consisting of 11 modules is available.  It is great fun and looks good on uni and job applications.  Volunteering is good!  Get in touch for a chat ...