Carry On Camping!

Carry On Camping!

“Camping is a joyous part of a Scout’s life. Living out in God’s open air among the hills and the trees and the birds and the beasts and the sea and the rivers… Take even you sporting “hero” and put him down in the wilderness, alongside a fellow trained in...
Young Freddie sets the standard

Young Freddie sets the standard

Article first published by the Bury Times, 22nd April 2015. Written by David Thomson. Photo by Rev.Hugh Bearn Setting the highest standard. That’s 16-year-old Freddie Bearn who won the Royal British Legion (RBL) National Youth Standard Bearers competition in...

Cubs Silver Success

In response to the success of the Boy Scouts, and to meet the needs of older Scouts younger siblings, in 1916 Lord Baden Powell published the “Wolf Cubs” Handbook. It is fact the Cub Section of the Scouting Movement with its names taken from Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle...
Josh Celebrates Scouting Award

Josh Celebrates Scouting Award

All the members of St Anne’s Scout Group are extremely proud of Josh Young and the commitment and effort he has shown in achieving his Chief Scout’s Gold Award. Having outgrown the Scout section Josh has chosen to stay with the Group and serve as a Young Helper. It is...

WW1 Memorial Plaque

This photo is of the memorial plaque at the National Memorial Arboretum in Lichfield funded by St Anne’s Church to mark the outbreak of World War One and the men of the village who served and those who died in that...
A Sermon : Royal Chaplains in WWI

A Sermon : Royal Chaplains in WWI

It is not only great events, noble deeds and rhetoric which make a hero. There are some whose chief quality is their own nature.” These are words written by the Reverend Joseph Wellington Hunkin. He was a Royal Chaplain to King George Vth from 1928 to 1935, a member...