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Hi all. I was in 4th Carlton(st Paul's Own) scouts from around 1978 to 1982/3. Just wondering if they are still going these days and if they still have the band. Parade Sundays were brilliant. I played the trumpet first then became a drummer for a while. Any memories or pictures from members on here.

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I was in 4th Carlton scouts round about 1950's Frank Maddison was the scout leader i think his brother Gerald had something to do with it, We was based in an old building opposite St. Pauls Church. We had Sunday parades. I don't know weather they are still going. Frank became an accountant in later life. He was very keen and a good scoutmaster as I recall. I know that he played the violin not on parade of course.

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Can't call them boy scouts anymore it's "Unisex Scouts" so transgender kids are not offended ..... Dib Dib Dib Dob Dob  

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5140293/Now-unisex-Scouts.html

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10 minutes ago, radfordred said:

Dib Dib Dib Dob Dob  

 

Dyb = do your best. Dob = do our best*....however, please read the small print. *not liable for the quality of the work or whether it gets completed. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer!

 

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When I was in the Boy Scouts I could think of one or two who would have been better suited to the Girl Guides   slywink

 

Rog

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Ah I see, yes I have heard that one too but not sure if it is true, but I did use a hot desert spoon to smooth the leather out when I first started work on a pair of ammo boots I managed to acquire from the guards at Pirbright.thumbsup

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