Category: Scouts

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The New Fire Station in Aberystwyth

We took the Scouts to visit the new Fire Station in Aberystwyth on Friday. They started off with a little presentation and some fire-safety advice from the Firemen and then had a tour of the fire station. They got to try on some kit, take a look at the fire engines and even spray a...

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An Indoor Crafty Christmas Camp

We haven’t been camping with the Scouts for a while and this time of year isn’t ideal for it. However, at our last Scout meeting we decided to arrange a crafty Christmas camp for them. We just gave each group a tent, gave them a selection of poles and some rope along with several boxes of...

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Christmas Charities Fete and Lantern Parade

Weekends are always busy for us and the past weekend was no exception. Saturday was packed full of Christmas festivities for the Scouts. Christmas Charities Fete It started with the annual Christmas charities fete in the Community Hall in Borth. The Scouts were running the Santa’s Grotto, the kitchen, a big raffle, the tombola, a...

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Full on Friday

That was a good day, especially as it was only Friday and not even the weekend. Up early as usual after a poor nights sleep for an hour or so of work on the computer and then off for a fairly hard 70 minute run from home. It shouldn’t have been that hard as it wasn’t...

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Windsurfing in the Sunshine

What a day for a Bank Holiday! After a nice early morning stroll along the beach to avoid the crowds we enjoyed a quiet breakfast in the conservatory before heading into Borth to man the stalls at the Borth Charities Fete. Borth Charities Fete The turn-out from the Scouts was disappointing though. I know it’s...

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Aber Cycle Fest, Hotdogs on the Beach and a Xmas Dinner

Friday was a busy one for us as usual. A 75 minute, fairly tough turbo trainer session first thing for me (after an hour or so of work). Today’s session was Mount Hope -2 from TrainerRoad which consisted of 4x 10 minute threshold intervals. One just below threshold, one at threshold, one just above threshold...

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Boreaton Park Scout Camp – Day 2

And we’re off – After Day 1 of our 2016 Scout Camp to PGL Boreaton Park, Day 2 started as usual with a huge breakfast and the usual trauma of making sure everyone had everything they needed for the days activities. Canoeing As the first of these activities was canoeing everyone had to be organised with clothes...

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Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Distance: 9.93 miles Total Elevation Gain: 562m Highest Elevation: 158m Time: 1:54:51 Av. Pace: 11:34 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 139bpm Max Heart Rate: 180bpm Calories: 1199 I’ve just got back from running along the Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path. Not that unusual for me to be up to...

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