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...to the Bedfordshire County Scouts Web Site.   This site contains  information about: forthcoming Scouting Events and Activities across the County, news to show what we've been doing recently and contact details so you can get in touch with us if you are interested in joining the Adventure of Scouting.  

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16 year old Scout who became the youngest naval VC winner in 1916
He was a hero for 7 million children and earned one artist an international reputation

16 year old Scout who became the youngest naval VC winner in 1916 He was a hero for 7 million children and earned one artist an international reputation

Born in 1900 to a Cambridge father and a Bedfordshire mother, John Cornwell, also known as Jack, led an ordinary life in Leyton, East London where he lived. His only claim to fame was when he saved a young girl from a drain using the life saving and first aid skills he learned as a Scout with the 11th East Ham Troop. But all that changed when he joined the navy and became the youngest naval winner of the Victoria Cross at the age of 16 for an act of sheer bravery under enemy fire at the Battle of Jutland.

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Those magnificent men (and women) with their flying machines compete on Dunstable Downs

Those magnificent men (and women) with their flying machines compete on Dunstable Downs

Over 80 Beavers, Cubs and Scouts from around Bedfordshire county flew into Dunstable to take part in their annual kite contest and a place in a national kite festival. These magnificent men (and women) with their flying machines also competed to have the best, the longest flying or most broken kite during a fun-filled morning on Dunstable Downs. And they arrived from places as far afield as Cardington, Bedford, Flitwick and Ivinghoe as well as Luton and Houghton Regis.

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Calor Gas Ltd Product Recall

Calor Gas Ltd Product Recall

Calor Gas Ltd is issuing a product recall with immediate effect on all 6kg CalorLite® cylinders manufactured between 2008-2011 inclusive. All such cylinders must be returned to a local CalorLite® stockist immediately.

 

Upon return, the customer will be issued with a free of charge replacement 6kg CalorLite® cylinder.

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Other News

Scouts climb fund-raising mountain on way to Japanese World Scout Jamboree More
DIY Cub Scouts help the community More
Ex Scout turned entrepreneur builder helps transform a tragedy into a triumph More
16 year old Scout who became the youngest naval VC winner in 1916 He was a hero for 7 million children and earned one artist an international reputation More
Those magnificent men (and women) with their flying machines compete on Dunstable Downs More
Duchess welcomes good turn Scouts to Woburn More
Green fingered Cub Scouts help create pre-school community garden in central Luton More
New Scout Group launched in Lower Stondon More
Calor Gas Ltd Product Recall More