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  • DKRSL's Avatar
    Today, 12:25 AM
    Rather off-topic, but this reminds me of a Cub we had, and his sister who was a Guide. The family went to New Zealand for six months, and were...
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  • Bushfella's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    We used a Broker who found us the best deal that gave us the best cover. Unity is expensive. I have not used Unity for contents or buildings, but...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • hippysurfer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:58 PM
    Of topic but ... What insurers to people use? We use Unity at present as it appears to be the one that HQ recommend - but a recent experience of...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • ianw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:28 PM
    And then I remembered to actually go to the survey and put my 2p in rather than just snark about it on here. Well done me. Big essay. Small box.
    81 replies | 5784 view(s)
  • Nick's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:11 PM
    Nick replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    A couple of years ago we were discussing our contents insurance at an exec meeting and we realized that the sum insured would have just about...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Bushfella's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    Our insurers took this into account. Broker was very good. used to be DC... A good DC.
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • bernwood's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
    bernwood replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    Our old wooden hut was burnt down around 10 years ago, insurance was only 25k. Cost us 125k to rebuild in brick. Always insure for rebuild value,...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:17 PM
    There is also the issue that what you have may not be rebuildable, as Building Regulations might not allow it. If you've got say a 1930s wooden...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Bushfella's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:09 PM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    Ah, I remember this and the saga of the toilet wall... There is a difference between rebuilding what you have and improvement. Perhaps those...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:07 AM
    daveb123 replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    We were well insured for the contents but agree that we didn't have a full inventory and a lot of it we were glad to see the back of. We did start...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • johnL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:49 AM
    johnL replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    I think your costs look about right - current building regulations make even simple buildings cost more as they are better buildings which should...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 AM
    big chris replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    my last group (still sounds weird) paid for a professional valuation that came in at 300k +VAT which was more than double the previous estimate. ...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:32 AM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    Regardless of insurance or no, its a shoddy thing to have happen. It seems, even in the 'nicer' areas, you can't trust anyone to keep their hands...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Bushfella's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:10 AM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    This happens again and again, that groups are underinsured. I am not saying that you weren't but... I never found another Group that had an inventory...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:38 AM
    daveb123 replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    I think if you read the report again you will see that the insurance company are visiting to assess things. So they are insured. I can tell you...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • campwarden's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:07 AM
    campwarden replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    Reading the story it's "mindless vandalism" as nothing was nicked. Can't help wondering if when the wall came down on them, rather than just the door...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Magician's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 07:08 PM
    Magician replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    Glad people are seeing an improvement. We were seeing a lot of aggressive spidering that was using up all our resources. This should be fixed ...
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • Mark's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 07:06 PM
    Mark replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    Was having trouble logging for the last few days but seems fine now
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • shiftypete's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 05:30 PM
    shiftypete replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    Seems much better yeah
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • Kev's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 04:14 PM
    Kev replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    It does appear to be ok now, thanks!
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • Magician's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 12:45 PM
    Magician replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    I've made some config tweaks which should provide a performance boost. Let me know if you are still getting the same issues.
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • shiftypete's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 09:46 AM
    shiftypete replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    I must admit looking at the photo it looks to me like those are signle skin breezeblock walls which if so will have very little structural strength.
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • shiftypete's Avatar
    18-11-2018, 09:41 AM
    shiftypete replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    I have found Escouts almost unusable for th last 2 or 3 days due to 520 Errors.
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • chris@8th's Avatar
    17-11-2018, 11:40 PM
    [email protected] replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    Site was very slow last night - I ended up giving up trying to catch up!
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • richardnhunt's Avatar
    17-11-2018, 10:53 PM
    Of course we make a difference. Every week, half a million people from 6 to well over 65 come together to be part of a community. They all pay for...
    14 replies | 1062 view(s)
  • CambridgeSkip's Avatar
    17-11-2018, 09:38 PM
    CambridgeSkip replied to a thread [Open] Error 520 in Forum Support
    I had it too, interestinlgy only when accessing it from a computer, it was totally fine accessing from my phone.
    22 replies | 2713 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    17-11-2018, 08:45 PM
    Allegedly they didn't intend to, they tried to pull the door open using a 4x4. If that's the case, that's a building with a serious structural...
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • mang21's Avatar
    17-11-2018, 07:31 PM
    mang21 replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    That's just down the road - can't understand what sort of moron would even think to do that
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
  • Nail's Avatar
    17-11-2018, 07:01 PM
    Nail replied to a thread Trashed Scout Hut in Scouting Talk
    That makes my blood boil!:mad:
    18 replies | 721 view(s)
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