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The Londoner

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

 

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from the London region.

Click the image below to read the latest edition of the Londoner!! 

Folk Supply Last Orders for 2019

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

 Folk Supply Last Orders!

 

Christmas and the New Year are fast approaching and we would like to remind you of the last date to place an order with Folk Supply is 9am Monday 16th December 2019.

After this date Folk Supply will close for stock take and year end preparations and no more orders will be posted out until week commencing 6th January 2020.

Safeguarding Policy updated 2019

Monday, 25 November 2019

Every year Woodcraft Folk reviews it's Safeguarding Policy, learning lessons and identifying good practice.

 

To find a copy of Woodcraft Folk's updated policy please visit  https://woodcraft.org.uk/sites/default/files/Safeguarding%20Overview%20updated%202019.pdf

 

Choose A Woodcraft Folk Group to Support as Your Co-op Local Cause!

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

When Members buy Co-op branded products and services, the Co-op will give 1% to a local cause. Your support can help raise more for causes in your community, including Woodcraft Folk groups across the UK who have been selected as causes of 2020. Go online coop.co.uk/membership, become a member if you're not already, and make us your cause today!

Celebrating the #PowerOfYouth this #iWill Week!

Monday, 18 November 2019

This #iWill week is time to celebrate the #PowerOfYouth, especially our Woodcraft Folk members who are taking part in social action through their Pioneer, Venturer and DF groups across the country. 

SW & Midlands regional gathering

Monday, 18 November 2019

On a very wet October Saturday morning members gathered from across the Midlands and South West regions to share practice and solidarity support.

 

The programme included an update from the Districts present, which included tales of:

 

- Banbury's moving up ceremony

- Cheltenham's success at recruiting student volunteers

- Bristol's winning Coop Good Causes application (three times in a row)

- Leicestershire's Refugee Project

- Stroud's sausage sizzle

Vote for your favourite Membership Badge design 2020

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Earlier this year we asked our members to take part in this year’s Membership Badge competition. The theme was ‘International friendship’. We had over 200 entries from 23 District and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all those members who submitted a design. They were all fantastic and the “secret panel’ had a hard time choosing the finalists.

Winter Wonderland 27th to 30th December

Monday, 4 November 2019

Robin Hood is the theme of this year's Winter Wonderland, a 3 night residential between Chrismas and New Year! It's open to all DFs (16 to 20 year olds) from up and down the country, and will be a lovely, cosy, seasonal event. This year it will be in Stone, near Stoke-on-Trent.

The Great Biblins Flood

Monday, 4 November 2019

From early on Friday 25th October until late on Saturday 26th October, the rain fell constantly and heavily over Biblins camp site.  More importantly, it also fell on the hills and mountains of Wales, filling the many streams and tributaries of the River Wye.  By the Sunday (ironically, a gloriously sunny day), the River Wye at Biblins was showing distinct signs that it was putting on weight!!

Who will you host at Common Ground 2020?

Monday, 28 October 2019

We're counting down to the Early Bird deadline and it is time to start matching UK groups with international delegations.

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