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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Today, 12:52 PM
    We usually have one or two young folk who are confident enough to suggest things, but as above, it's usually stuff which is too...
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  • RisingStar's Avatar
    Today, 06:41 AM
    Youth have the enthusiasm and energy but I've always been surprised by the lack of imagination beyond the impractical and expensive, quad biking,...
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • wealdbrook's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 PM
    We gave the Scouts a few items they might like to do, some they had done and some they had not. We also offered them a chance to suggest new things....
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • bernwood's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    bernwood replied to a thread The end of YouShape in Scouting Talk
    My pack always decided the program, badges to be covered, how many trips, and camps they wanted to do. We held sixer forums where they would decide...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:53 PM
    We tried with forums, but the young folk weren't interested. So it was left to leaders to make do. I don't think there is much of a correlation...
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:40 PM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    Mmm... I think we have a bigger duty to think critically about these rules. There is also a bit of a Gordian knot with POR, it's so...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:11 AM
    I thought the answer made it pretty clear but still there seems to be misunderstanding Ok - fair enough, I'll have a go at getting it wrong...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:57 AM
    daveb123 replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    One of the questions in the test was about emails. The answer was send individual or BCC then it explained that. I also understand that you can...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • pstretch's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 08:56 PM
    pstretch replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    There is no definitive answer. Even the ICO doesnít understand the GDPR yet.
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • IvanOpinion's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 06:18 PM
    That would make sense. If the incremental VAT exclusive cost of doing a full demolition and rebuild is less than 20% extra, the insurer would be...
    31 replies | 2095 view(s)
  • claire.shadbolt's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 06:00 PM
    claire.shadbolt replied to a thread Creative Christmas in Scouts
    The chances of any of the ingredients making to one piece would be slim in my troop. Even with two leaders who do not eat marshmallows. Sent...
    15 replies | 584 view(s)
  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 05:32 PM
    Keith at 2M replied to a thread Creative Christmas in Scouts
    This has the advantage of edibility
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  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 05:04 PM
    I think generally most posters on escouts are the sort of leaders who include and always have included the YP in forums and planning anyway which is...
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 04:29 PM
    So I question why make something mandatory and then not take any action - it rather makes the whole exercise pointless. The test at the end doesn't...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 04:18 PM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    Not sure why people are getting so bent out of shape about replying to all. I'm talking about half a dozen interested parties. It's a small scout...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 02:16 PM
    Neil Williams replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    The best advice is "don't". As other have said, hire a coach with commercial driver, fly, use public transport, use cars or whatever. It's a total...
    7 replies | 247 view(s)
  • shiftypete's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 02:13 PM
    Interesting as POR says otherwise
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • pstretch's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 01:05 PM
    pstretch replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    The nice thing about groups and distribution lists in Office 365 is that they can be 'moderated' i.e. specified users can send to them without...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • BigBadBaloo's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:29 PM
    This tenfold in a work environment! I, as finance manager in an SME, get no end emails because a project manager emails an engineer about a project...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • Ker-stee's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:21 PM
    Ker-stee replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    Iíd wait a little bit longer before hiring one. From what Iíve read, the Brexit deal could affect who can drive in Europe.... Sent from my...
    7 replies | 247 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:00 PM
    big chris replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    because the other people rarely care and it is desperately annoying to most people it is like the leader who asks a question specific to them and...
    29 replies | 1622 view(s)
  • ianw's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 10:39 AM
    ianw replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    My gosh but those minibus rules look complex! At the risk of being like that Harry Enfield character...You don't wanna do it like that! Haarlem...
    7 replies | 247 view(s)
  • Kastor's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 09:58 AM
    Kastor replied to a thread The end of YouShape in Scouting Talk
    YouthShape seemed to be a solution looking for a problem. It never quite managed to define what it was supposed to be achieving. Other than a load of...
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 09:34 AM
    big chris replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    yup, that is excellent i reckon that if you have drivers with full d1 (so they have sat their PCV test) then they will know this already. If your...
    7 replies | 247 view(s)
  • rach's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 08:59 AM
    Prior to WSJ in 2007 our Area was looking for hosts for the two groups who were staying in Cardiff (Swiss and Dutch). We offered to accommodate a...
    6 replies | 370 view(s)
  • BenOfThe12th's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 07:58 AM
    All part of moving to Skills For Life direction.
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
  • yeovil_walker's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 07:36 AM
    yeovil_walker replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    A good starting point, if you haven't already found this document, is this Community Transport Association advice.
    7 replies | 247 view(s)
  • RisingStar's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 07:18 AM
    Not scout swap but our eldest sons French exchange student was a disaster. Barely said a word all week and totally disinterested, just wanted to go...
    6 replies | 370 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 07:18 AM
    big chris replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    You can tell by looking at the license. If you have D1 for Europe it says D1. If it is just for the UK, it says D1(101) You will also need tachos,...
    7 replies | 247 view(s)
  • dragonhhjh's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:14 AM
    I'm still not entirely sure what Youth Commissioners are supposed to do on a day-to-day basis.
    14 replies | 739 view(s)
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