5 Apr 2022

We look forward to our supplier growing your plant orders and delivering them to the Scout Group HQ in time for distribution to all of you who made orders to support the group and transform your gardens!

14 Feb 2022

Sad news that Eddie Richards who many involved with 17th Barrow (St Perran’s) Scout Group will know, and Scouting across the district, has passed away on Monday 7th February aged 73.

For anyone who would like to attend his funeral, it is being held at St James’ church in Hindpool, at 11.30 on Friday 18th February.

Eddie Richards at AGM 2013

More details in local newspaper Notices

Eddie Richards – St Francis Scouts circa 1962

St George’s Day at St James 2016

St George’s Day 2016 presentation


St George’s Day – in the bellringers …

10 Sep 2021

Dear parents and community
Our annual general meeting does not take too long, but is important that as many of you as possible can take part.
The 17th Barrow (St Perran’s) Scout Group AGM is being held at 7pm on Thursday 7th October 2021.
It is an opportunity to take stock of where we are, look back at what we’ve achieved since the last meeting, look forward to the exciting plans ahead, and take care of some brief but necessary business as a registered charity (e.g. electing executive members, distributing financial information).
Please could …

18 Aug 2020

This year’s AGM will be held on 28th Aug 2020 @ 19:00.
As a charity, this will be an open meeting, but to comply with current restrictions it is being held virtually over GoToMeeting interested parties should therefore request login details from secretary@17thBarrow.org.UK

20 Jun 2020

17th Barrow (St Perrans) Scout Group have not let a small thing like a world wide lockdown stop them put the ‘out’ in Scouting
On 31st April 2020 the whole group took part in a successful world record attempt to have the biggest virtual camp (over 93 000 people took part), and then followed that with a group camp from 1st to 2nd May.
The young people slept in dens/tents in or outside, made campfires – real or fake, took part in a virtual campfire lead by Bagheera, Shere Khan and Redwood, …

23 May 2020

Please nominate us in this (our charity number is 521555) and spread the word to ask friends and family for a chance to win £1000 for 17th Barrow Scout Group.
Closing date and time for submitting the Nominations Form is 23:59 on Sunday 24th May 2020 …. so we all need to get our skates on!
Our charity type is education and skills and you just click on the nominate charity link: https://movementforgood.com/


23 Mar 2020

Coronovirus Update #2
Dear Parents/Carers/Beavers/Cubs/Scouts,
Wow, what a difference a week makes. These are different and challenging times. We’re absolutely devastated that we have had to curtail face to face meetings with such abruptness. However, as described in the email from our Chief Commissioner, these are not choices that have been made lightly and they are for all our and our families’ benefit.
We hope that you and your families are not too adversely affected by the virus and should you catch it, the impact is minimal.
The Scout Association are helping with a …

22 Mar 2020

Notice to all associated with 17th Barrow Scout Group
There will be no surprise after this week’s announcements and developments that face-to-face meetings of all sections – Beavers, Cubs and Scouts – have been suspended.
Tim Kidd (Chief UK Scout Commissioner) issued an important update on the developing Coronovirus (Covid-19) situation on Monday 16th March 2020.
17th Barrow Scout Group will be making an announcement in the next day or two about how we will proceed and provide continued activities and badge work as best as we can while following the demands for …

23 Feb 2020

Tea Prepared for the return of the annual Bake Sale!

30 Sep 2019

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019
Time: 8pm
Venue: Scout Hut on Yarlside Road
You are invited and encouraged to attend a short meeting to review last year and set the stall for next year.
The short meeting including reports of the activities and achievements of each Section over the last year, a summary of the accounts, votes for committee members, and an opportunity to ask any questions, raise any issues, or make any suggestions.
The delay to the normal date in June meeting, was in order to help us find a Secretary and Chair for …