Save the 1st Crystal Palace Scout Group

The 1st Crystal Palace Scout Group was formed in February 1908 and is one of the oldest in the world. The establishment of the first Scout Troops was prompted by the publication in fortnightly parts of Scouting for Boys between January and March 1908. Clearly, a Scout Troop founded in February 1908 and still going, nearly one hundred years later is one of the longest running in the world. Now however, the Croydon District wants to close the 1st Crystal Palace (also known as the 2nd Croydon although it was the first formed in what later became the Croydon district). We the undersigned, believe that rather than seeking to end 100 years of scouting in Crystal Palace, the Scout Association should be making every effort to ensure that a group with the longevity, history and proven commitment to the youth of the Crystal Palace community are given every encouragement and support to continue.

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    john bonome, United Kingdom

    7 years ago Comments: the DCshould do all thay can to help any scout troop that has problems . But they seem to think thay are gods when thay are doing a so called job that no good scouter wants as they want to be with a troop and keep scouting going as i helped with your troop and now am a leader with the 9 th west wickham special needs troop i dont rember the last time we saw a DC I WILL EXPECT TO SEE THEM WHEN THAY WANT TO CLOSE US JOHN .BONOME
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    john bonome, United Kingdom

    7 years ago Comments: the DCshould do all thay can to help any scout troop that has problems . But they seem to think thay are gods when thay are doing a so called job that no good scouter wants as they want to be with a troop and keep scouting going as i helped with your troop and now am a leader with the 9 th west wickham special needs troop i dont rember the last time we saw a DC I WILL EXPECT TO SEE THEM WHEN THAY WANT TO CLOSE US JOHN .BONOME
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    colin ould, United Kingdom

    7 years ago Comments: i disagree with the hi handed attitude shown by a so called dc
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