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SCOUT GROUPS: The Kingswells Scout Group are to
hold an Extraordinary Meeting at the Kingswells
Community Centre on Wednesday 22nd January 2003.
The only item on the agenda at this meeting will be
the disbandment of the Group. The Committee of the
Scout Group have reluctantly had to call this EGM
as the Group has been unable to recruit sufficient
adult leaders to allow the group to
The current status
of adult leadership in the group is as
Beaver Section - No
Leader despite several attempts to recruit
Cubs Section - One
leader who's job entails significant travel [which
means the Cub Section programme is at best
Scout Section - One
leader who will be moving on to leading an Explorer
Scout section at Area Level.
The above means
that if new adult leaders cannot be recruited the
Group will have only a disjointed Cub Programme
available going forward, which is an unsustainable
situation and hence the reluctant decision of the
Committee to propose disbandment.
Before making the
final decision on disbandment the committee want to
discuss the adult leadership situation with the
parents of both current members of the group and
also prospective members - so if your sons and
daughters are either current members or prospective
members please make every effort to attend this EGM
so your views can be taken into account in making
the final decision on the future of the
If you would like
more information prior to the meeting please
contact Mike Oxley on tel no 743368. (Posted 18.12.2002)
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Brownies and Guides. Lorna Yates is the Guide
Commissioner for Kingswells. There are two
Rainbow Units, two Brownie Units and a
Guide Unit who meet in the Kingswells
Community Centre each Monday night during
Rainbows Units run from
5.30pm until 6.30pm.
Two Brownies Units run from
6.30pm until 7.45pm.
There are waiting lists for both
Guides 7.45 -
wishing to find out about waiting lists or
anything else about the Kingswells Guiding
Group are welcome to call me on 742838.
Adult helpers always welcome!
are urgently looking for adult help, as
the only have one leader. Perhaps a
student or other woman would like to help
them? Working with children looks great on
a CV! We are looking for a female
volunteer to run a Guide Unit. Anyone
interested should contact the District
Commissioner - Lorna Yates on
The Girl Guide Association http://www.guides.org.uk/info/
Training at the Kingswells Community Centre.
The coaching includes all aspects
of football skills to enable the youngsters to
develop thier technique. The coaching is for boys
and girls aged between 6 -10 years old and run
every Friday between 4pm and 5pm. The charge for
this course is £4 per session payable on the
day. This is a new course and any help is much
appreciated, if you need any further information,
please contact me Ian Wilson
School Football at the Kingswells Community
For further details and to book
places call Alison on 744720.
Kingswells Scouts -
All meetings are held at Kingswells
Community Centre. Beavers (Age 6 to 8) meet on a
Tuesday from 6.00 - 7.00pm; Cubs(Age 8 to 10 1/2)
and Scouts (Age 10 1/2 to 15 1/2) meet on a
Wednesday from 6.00 - 7.30 and 7.30 - 9.00
respectively. There is a waiting list but more
recruits are always welcome. Contact Duncan Booth
on 741950, Richard Tanner on 743928 or Duncan
Garrick on 322640.
1st Kingswells Beaver Scouts
have moved the Beaver
Colony meetings to a Tuesday, from 6.00pm to 7.00pm
at the Kingswells Community Centre. For further
details of the Beavers and for more information,
please contact the Beaver Scout Leader, Mike Oxley
on 743368 or email email@example.com
Old Skene Road, Kingswells
Kingswells Playgroup aims to
provide a caring and stimulating environment where
children feel safe, secure and happy in what may be
their first experience of coming together in a
group situation without their parent/carer.
meet weekdays Monday &endash; Friday 9.15 &endash;
11.45 am (term time) at Kingswells Village Hall.
Each session costs £2.75 (minimum 2, maximum 5
sessions per week).
parent/carers are required to help at playgroup on
a rota basis (depending on the number of sessions
their Child attends).
adult/child ration is 1:5. Children must be aged
between 2 years 6 months and 5 years old. All
children must be toilet trained.
Places are currently available. For
more details and Information, or to add your
child's name to our records Please call Avril
Cooper Tel.01224 740339
Kingswells Playgroup SweatShirts:
have introduced new sweatshirts for the children to
wear. They are really nice and red just like
Kingswells Primary School they have the Kingswells
playgroup logo printed on them. They are an
alternative to an apron and are available for sale
at £8.50 each , there is one on the notice
board in Kingswells Village hall for you to
Kingswells Avenue, Kingswells.
Tel: 740262. Local education authority is Aberdeen
Boys Brigade. Meeting place is the Kingswells
School Gymnasium. Anchor Boys (Primary 2 and 3)
meet on a Friday 6:15-7:15pm, Junior section
(Primary 4,5 and 6)meet on a Thursday from
7:00-8:30pm. There is no waiting list and all boys
are welcome. Contact Fraser Lawson on 745117, Ian
Adam on 897512 or Ian Sutherland on
Alison Gee School of
Saturdays - Ballet 11:50am-12:30am; Modern and Tap
12:30am-1:10pm; Highland Dancing on a Thursday
4:30-5:10pm. Contact Alison Gee on
Club. Held at
Kingswells Community Centre. Child care for nursery
to primary school children from 7:45-9:00am - then
children taken to school. Buffet breakfast, run
during term time. Book from day-to-day or
week-to-week. Contact Gwyneth Tyeson on 744678 or
Jackie Steel on 744816.
Great Western Preschool.
The Village Centre,
Kingswells. We have children from birth age through
until their preschool year. Each child is offered
an extensive and varied curriculum. We also run a
Before and After School Club for 5 -12 year olds.
For more information contact Ms C. Black on
tel:745364 or fax: 74547
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