There is good news in Beckley as the Guide Company, that had to close last year has opened again. Two first class young women have come forward and taken on the task of rebuilding the Company.
The man on the white horse parading at the front of his troop of soldiers is Captain Cory. The Captain, a hero of the Boar War was a great friend of Lord Baden Powell who started the scouting movement. In 1907 he held an experimental camp on Brownsea Island, Poole and Dorset, to try out his ideas. Continue reading 100 Years of Scouting in Rye
The annual St. George’s Day Parade took place under clear blue skies on Sunday 27 April.
Michael Bourne lead a contingency of British Legion veterans and representatives from the Sea Cadets, Scouts, Brownies and Guides past the Town Hall, where The Mayor of Rye, Councillor Paul Osborne took The Salute. Continue reading St.George’s Day Parade