Photo of a Rainbow Guide with her mum.

Four-year-olds can now join Rainbows in Bradley Stoke after age limit lowered

Bradley Stoke parents have welcomed the news that Girlguiding – the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK – is officially opening its doors to four-year-olds. Rainbows, the charity’s youngest section, will now welcome girls from the age of four up to seven years, providing opportunities for more girls to experience the fun, friendship and adventure of Girlguiding.

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Three generations at Bradley Stoke Scouts

Proving that Scouting is a real family affair, we were delighted when three generations came together to celebrate the investiture of our newest members, writes Nick Nelson, chair of the 1st Bradley Stoke group. Richard, eldest of the trio, is one of our longest-serving leaders and enjoys helping the Scouts of Jaguar troop challenge themselves to develop new skills for life…

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Photo of participants in the junior scooter category of the skate park competition.

Spectacular skate park skills and ‘have-a-go’ art sessions return to festival

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker. In recent years, the Bradley Stoke Community Festival has seen our town council youth work team and local young people work together to organise an extremely successful two-day package of activities. Saturday saw the return of our popular street art workshops and the King Ramps skate half-pipe, with ‘have-a-go sessions’ and pro

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