S.A.L.V.E. Thank You

S.A.L.V.E. Thank You

Thank-you We are pleased to be able to publish this Thank-you letter from SALVE, thanking us for donating money to their cause which was raised on the last Christmas Draw. What is S.A.L.V.E? S.A.L.V.E. International is a British and Ugandan based charity working to...
Charlotte Swims for Gold

Charlotte Swims for Gold

A young member of our congregation became a champion swimmer at a competition earlier this year. 14-year old Charlotte Hulme, earned the title Lancashire County Champion 2016 for her age group in the 100m breaststroke on 30th January. Charlotte came 2nd in the...
Golden Trip of a Lifetime for Caitlin

Golden Trip of a Lifetime for Caitlin

Caitlin Rose Birkett-Rothwell, a Girlguiding member from Tottington, Bury is getting ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime-traveling to Uganda to take part in an existing community development project. Travelling alongside 11 other Girlguiding members, Caitlin...
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...