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Press Clips 1907-1990

Press Reports

1907 – 1910

Brownsea Island 1907 
Lecture by B-P at the Polytechnic 1907
Lecture by General Baden-Powell at Exeter 1907 
Progress Report 1908
B-P in Morecambe 1908
2000 Boy Scouts at Manchester 1908 * New
Sandylands Scouts 1908
Baden-Powell’s Scouts (Christ Church) at Wennington 1909 * New
Headquarters Gazette 1909

Warning 1910
Lancaster & Morecambe Association formed 1910
Caton Scouts 1910
Skerton Harriers Race 1910

1911 -1920

Bicycles to London – Lancaster Scouts In London 1911
Halton Scouts formed 1911
Romance of Scout Life 1911
Lancaster Association 1911
1st Carnforth Troop Registered 1911
Quernmore Fete 1911
Coronation Day 1911
King’s Rally, Windsor 1911
Windsor Review 1911
Scoutmasters Wanted 1911
Lancaster Association 1912
Scouting Notes (New Troops at Hornby and Leighton Hall) 
Melling Scouts 1913
Empire Rifle Shooting 1915
John ‘Jack’ Bishop, Gold Cords 1917
Scout Required 1917
Annual Census 1917
Badges Gained in the year 1917
Fire Drill Competition 1917 & Presentations to R.E. Wright & R.H. Simpson 1917
Chief Scout’s Commendation 1917
Lady Baden Powell at Lancaster 1917
Victory Parade 1919
Scouting Notes 1919
4th Lancaster Rovers – “The Scout” 1919
1st Skerton (St. Joseph’s) Troop 1920
1st Warton Camp 1920
1st Kendal Camp at Bolton-le-Sands 1920
Lancaster Boy Scouts 1920

1921 – 1930

Lancaster Boy Scouts Annual Meeting 1921 
Lady B-P in Morecambe 1922
Annual Meeting – Secretary on the Need for Instructors 1923
12th Lancaster Jumble Sale 1924
Lancaster Scouts at Sedbergh 1924
4th Lancaster Camp at Sedbergh 1924
Lancaster Camp, Lune Valley 1924
Galgate Boy Scouts 1926
Inaugural Swimming Gala 1926
St. Laurence Troop Concert 1927 * New
Scout Notes – Local Groups 1927 * New 
Bare Notes and News 1927 * New
Bonnie Boys at Bare 1927 * New
Boy Scout Drowned Near the Old Jetty 1928
* New
Scouts’ Camps (12th & 7th Lancaster)  – tramps attempt break in 1928 

Scoutmasters Wanted 1928 * New
Scout Notes – What is a Scout? 1929 * New
Scout Notes 1929 (several Groups mentioned) * New
Lancaster Scouts at Jamboree 1929
Sea Scouts’ Duties 1929
Scouts’ Social – 1st Sandylands 1930 * New
Blackpool Rally 1930 
Lancaster Annual Meeting 1930
Morecambe Scout & Guide Rally 1930
Carnforth Back From Greystoke 1930 * New
Morecambe Association Formed 1930 * New

1931 – 1940

2nd Carnforth Boy Scouts Jumble Sale 1931
6th Lancaster (Greaves Wesleyan) Boy Scouts 1931
Slyne and Hest Bank Scouts Whist Drive 1931
1st Carnforth Rover Crew 1931
Caton Scouts Entertainment 1931
Galgate Scouts Whist Drive 1931
Spirit of Adventure (World Tour) 1931
Service of Empire 1931
A Midnight Hike, 1931
12th Lancaster New Hut 1931
Visit of Lord Hampton (Chief Commissioner) 1931
Morecambe Scouting Founder Dies 1932
Boy Scouts Good Turn 1932 * New 
Scouts Great Day at Springfield 1932 * New
St. George’s Day, Morecambe 1933
Miniature Jamboree, Nether Kellet 1933
 
Lancashire Scouts for Budapest 1933
Ellel Remembrance 1933
Scoutmaster’s Wedding (Norman Todd, 5th Morecambe) 1934
Annual Meeting Lancaster Boy Scouts’ Association 1934
Morecambe Scout Sports 1935
North-West Scouts in Sweden 1935 
Opening of Great Tower 1936
Royal Albert Hospital, Boy Scouts 1936
1st Abbeystead Scout Troop 1937 
Jamboree Contingent (Morecambe) 1937
Jamboree Contingent (Lancaster) 1937
Lancashire Scouts at the Jamboree 1937
South African Scouts in Lancaster 1937
Jamboree Comes to an End 1937
Cubmasters’ Camp 1937
Seeonee Pack Meeting 1937
15th Lancaster (Baptist) Cub Pack 1937 
Miscellaneous 1937 
Lancastrian’s Mountain Rescue 1937 * New
How Scouts Can Help Country’s Youth 1937 
Leaving for India 1937
Boy Scouts’ Party, 4th Morecambe 1938 * New
21st Lancaster Dance 1938
First Boy Scouts 1938
Boy Scouts’ Fund 1938
With Troop, Pack and Crew, 34th Lancaster 1938
Boy Scouts National Appeal 1938
National Scout Week 1938 *New
1st Arnside Scout Group 1938
1st Carnforth Annual Camp 1938 
John Stockdale (12th Lancaster) Wedding 1938
Royal Albert Hospital, Scout Sports 1938 
Helme Swimming Shield 1938 
Lancaster Scouts’ Swimming Gala 1938
Lancaster Rover Scout’s Ordeal 1939 
Presentation to Mrs. F. King, 7th Morecambe * New
Morecambe Boy Scouts Annual Dinner (with photo) 1939 * New
Sam Cooke, Cornwell Badge Award 1939

Scouts at Scorton 1939
13th/20th/24th Lancaster 1939
Collecting Waste Paper 1939
Morecambe Scouts’ Meeting 1939 
Scouting Notes 1939 * New
Scouting – Progress made in this area 1939 * New
Scouting and the war 1940 * New
11th Morecambe 1st Birthday Party 1940

Crosslands House Warming 1940
16th Lancaster 9th Birthday Celebration 1940
21st Lancaster 1940
1st Morecambe Party 1940
21st Lancaster 6th birthday 1940

1941 – 1950

Memorial Services for B-P 1941
1st Silverdale New Year Party 1941
Bolton le Sands Concert 1941
Sports Day 1941
1st Carnforth Annual Report 1941
City Mayor Now a Boy Scout 1941
Scouts “V.C.” 1941
Lancaster Swimming Gala 1941
Scouts Waste Paper Collection 1942
24th Lancaster (St. Chad’s) Party 1942
20th/13th/24th Lancaster Camps 1942
1st Silverdale and 8th Middleton Camps 1942
Annual Meeting 1942
St. Chad’s Party 1943
Gang Show at Skerton 1943
Cycling 1943
27th Lcr, B-P Memorial Fund 1943
1st Lancaster Sea Rangers 1943
Scout Rally at Scorton 1943
Lancaster Swimming Gala 1943
Tragic Death of Allan Sharpe 1943
Joint Camp at Backbottom Farm, Wray 1943
Dolphinholme Scout Headquarters 1943
Carnforth Scout Killed in Italy 1944
5th Lancaster Sea Scouts 1944
Bronze Medal Tony Keenan 1944
Scouts Swimming Gala 1944
Carnforth Scouting Notes * New
Whist and Dance 5th Lancaster 1946
5th Morecambe at Yealand 1946
St George’s Day, Morecambe 1946
Week of scouting activities 1946 * New
4th Morecambe’s H.Q. 1946
Presentation of King’s Scout Badges 1946 * New
Leaving Carnforth, GSM Whalan 1947
Royal Albert Hospital – Rover Crew 1947
23rd Lancaster Troop Revived 1947
Wolf Cubs, Leader Training 1947
World Jamboree 1947
Jamboree Contingent 1947
Moisson Jamboree 1947
Scorton Rally 1947 
Annual Camps 1947
40 years 1948
Lancaster Win Scouts’ Swimming Shield 1948 
Scouts Field Commissioner Marries 1948 * New
Colours Presented – 16th Morecambe Cubs 1948 * New
Morecambe Camp Fire 1948 
11th Morecambe Gang Show 1948 
5th Morecambe Sale 1948 * New
5th Mcbe Troop Retain The Lupton Trophy In Scout Contest 1949 * New
Sea Scouts Aboard the Ketch “Alpha” 1949
 * New
Scouting Flourishes in Lancaster Area 1949
D.C. To Attend Camp At Glasson Dock 1949
8th Morecambe Scouts Flourished 1949 * New
Scouts’ Association Hopes to Acquire Adjacent Campsite 1949 * New
4th Morecambe – 19 Years Progress 1949
 * New
Scoutmaster Dead (J.C. Walker) 1949
World Rover Moot, Norway 1949 
4th Lancasters In Camp 1949 
Vicar and Scoutmaster at Variance 1949 * New
Awards To Sea Scouts, 21st Lancaster 1949 
A Trip To Arnside, 27th Lancaster Cubs 1949 
Parents Visit Campers, 5th Lancaster 1949 
4th Lancaster, 40 years celebration 1949
Scouts’ Bob-a-Job Week 1950
21st Lancaster – Parents Attend Demonstration 1950
16th Lancaster – Trip to pantomime 1950 
13th Lancaster – How the Group was created 1950 
Scouts on Parade at Scorton Rally 1950 
Cross Hill Celebrations 1950
Guilds of Old Scouts increasing 1950 * New
Northern Lights? 1950  
Scouts’ parents’ evening- 12th Lancaster 1950 

1951 – 1960

Sea Scouts’ birthday party – 21st Lancaster 1951 * New
Sea Scouts visit frigates 1951 
1st Morecambe 1951
Morecambe Scout Sports Revived 1951 * New
Lancaster Scouts at Jamboree 1951
5th Morecambe Building Fund 1951   
Scouts’ Gala at Kingsway Baths 1951 
Won Four of Five District Trophies 1951 * New
Queen’s Scouts 1952
Lancaster Boy Scouts retain Scorton trophy 1952 * New
New Scout HQ – 5th Morecambe 1952 * New
Scoutmaster Knits Socks to Help Boys 1952 * New
Scout Warrants 12th & 14th Lancaster 1953

Local Sea Scouts on Navy Ship at Spithead 1953 * New
Scout and Guide Rally 1953
Scorton Rally 1953 (Photos)
12th Lancaster win Scorton Trophy 1953
Scouts have over 800 members 1953
5th Lancaster Sea Scouts camp 1953 
They learn about the sea in a former stable – 5th Lcr 1953 * New
13th, 28th and 32nd Lancaster Troops Camps 1954
13th Lancaster Scouts’ dinner 1954  
32nd Scotforth Scout Group 
8th World Jamboree, Canada 1955
 
Lancaster Polish Scouts’ Association 1955 
Investiture of Rover Squires, 4th Lancaster 1955  
Soap box derby, Morecambe 1955 * New 
Helme Swimming Shield 1955
 
Scoutmaster Weds Cub Mistress, 13th Lancaster 1955 
Scouts concert – 6th Morecambe * New
Sea Scouts dine (5th Lancaster) 1956 * New
Queen’s Scout Award, Malcolm Curry 1956
* New
Halton Car Wins Soap-Box Derby 1956
Swedish Camp – 2nd Morecambe * New
Nurse Bride of Scout Master 1956 * New
Service of Remembrance – Halton 1956 * New
Scouting notes and news – 2nd Silverdale 1956 * New

Scouts ‘Gang Show’ at Heysham 1957 * New
B-P’s Centenary Celebration 1957

Wolf Cub football 1957 * New
Scouting thrives in city and district 1957 * New
Canoe rally at Swimming Stadium 1957
 * New
Special trains for scouts 1957
 * New
Lancaster Scouts, Jamboree 1957 (photo)
5th Morecambe’s Coach 1957
New scout troop – 7th Morecambe 1957 * New
St. George’s Day service 1958
Wolf Cubs stage first concert 1958
31st Lancaster win Palmer Cup 1958
First city Scout to get Duke’s award 1960

1961 – 1970

Chief Scout meets Lancaster Cubs 1961
Littledale Campsite Opening 1962
Frank Hayton, Silver Acorn 1963
13th Lancaster win City Shield 1963
Julia Beck, 23rd Lancaster retires 1963
Lakeland International Camp 1966
Lancaster Swimming Gala 1966

1971 – 1980

Belfast Cub Scouts Caton Week-end 1972 
13th celebrates golden jubilee 1975
The day Scout chief Maclean dropped in-  1975
Scouts lose everything in Halton fire 1976 
Four CSA’s at Centurion 1976
Death of Hector Todd 1977
More CSA’s 1977
Queen’s Scout Awards 1977
1st Morecambe re-forms 1977
Award for outstanding service, Eric Wall 1978
New Uniforms 1978

Scout Sports 1978
Helping Scouting in the Solomons 1978
Chief Scout’s awards, 53rd Lancaster 1978
Mad Water Sports 1979
53rd Lancaster’s New HQ 1979
Spooky goings on 1979
Lonsdale team take trophy for swimming 1979

1981 – 1990

16th Morecambe HQ Official Opening 1981 
Opening of Lucy Street HQ 1983 
Skilful Scouts – 3rd Morecambe win Crew Challenge 1985 
Scouts’ quiz champions – 16th Morecambe 1985 
Hiking Competitions 1985 
Medals of Merit 1985 
Scouts honour local couple 1985 
13th Lancaster set a new record 1985 
The First Scouts in Lancaster, 4th Wesleyan Patrol 1985
Cubs football final 1985 
Youngsters Beaver Away in Lancaster 1985 (1st Beavers in Lancaster) 
New look camp site (SilverHelme) 1985 
Heave Along Canal – 13th Lancaster Castleton 1986 
Scout successes in anniversary 1986 
Many mourn a Scouter of renown 1987  
Queen’s Scout Award, Ian Squire 1987  

A Week’s Fun Out Camping, Caton Church 1987
£4,250 In Pub Crawl – Children in Need 1987 
Scout leader’s surprise, Dave Robertson 1987
 
Albert Jackson, Gone Home 1988 
Scouts’ skills put to the test 1988 
Work starts on new Scout HQ – 13th Lancaster 1989 
Camping and Scouting Skills Competition 1989