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 …

15 May 2021

Plant collections and deliveries have been brought forward one week by the supplier, to next weekend, Friday 21 to Saturday 22nd May.
Customers should look for an email with subject “Scouts Plants 21-22 May 2021-Your Time Slot and Payment Link” which have been sent out to all customers. If you do not receive this email, please contact Email: //
We would be very grateful if you could confirm the time slot is OK.
Many thanks

16 Feb 2021

Do you want some top-quality bedding plants for your garden to brighten up 2021?!
The Bedding Plant Sale is up and running, and we are confident it will happen this year!
Can you tell any local family, friends and neighbours know while you stay socially distanced?
(try social media, email, text message, phone, or video message)
Go to the Plant Sale page for more information

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Go Direct to Online Form

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/


28 Mar 2020

Dear customers, as always, we are incredibly grateful for your support of our group, and we always look forward to delivering our grower’s fabulous plants to you all.  We have been carefully monitoring the COVID-19 situation and had hoped to be able to continue by making complementary deliveries to all customers so as to brighten the otherwise dull existence of lockdown.  However, with the potential severity of the pandemic, consequent restrictions, and the length of its continuation so unknown, the 17th Barrow Scouts committee have decided that the most sensible …

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!