Scout Radio


Longleat 2013

Counties, County Events, Events, Wiltshire, WIltshire
Scout Radio join Wiltshire Scouts @ Longleat for a fun filled weekend camp. Scout Radio set up in somewhat stormy weather in what affectionately became known as the ÔÇśRadio┬áShackÔÇÖ. Scouts were not deterred by howling winds and came to join us to create their own 30┬áminute radio shows. We had small groups, large groups and some young people brave enough to┬átake to the mic alone, which made for a really diverse range of stories and experiences of the camp. Thankfully Sunday was brighter and given that the Scouts had tired themselves(and their leaders)┬áout at Longleat the day before, Scout Radio was very busy with people wanting to try on site┬áactivities. We soon had a queue out of the door, so towards the end of the day we gave as many┬ápeople as possible a chance to get on the air by taking...
London Marathon 2013

London Marathon 2013

Events, Fundraising Events, London Marathon, National Events
Scout Radio's very own Adam Longhurst ran the London Marathon this year and members of the team were there at the start line to set him on his way. Many other Scouts were running on behalf of the Scout Association and despite the streets being packed tight with many thousands of supporters Scout Radio managed to catch up with many of them throughout the horrendous 26 mile course. We spoke to Stuart Malcolm scout leader at 1st Ferndale and runner for The Scout Association before and after the race and he he told us what a fantastic experience he had running the London Marathon, although hastened to add, it might not be one he rushes to repeat! In true Scouting fashion he tells us he will instead be looking for the next challenge.  As well as talking to runners, Scout Radio were lucky en...

Notts Big Weekend 2012

Counties, County Events, Events, Nottinghamshire, Notts The Big Weekend
Scout Radio at Notts BIG Weekend County Camp From Nottingham Showground Scout Radio broadcast live over the showground PA for the weekend┬áproviding a lively background to the excitement of all the activities jam packed into this amazing┬ácounty event. Form the WinnerÔÇÖs Hospitality Suite Scout Radio had a fantastic view of the event, from Guides flying┬ádown the zip line, to Scouts coming off the Simulator looking more than a little queasy we had it all┬ácovered. Day one saw over 20 groups of young people create their own radio show that was broadcast across┬áthe site and online for parents and friends to hear at home. The evening entertainment was a fantastic Lady Gaga tribute act, she got all the Scouts dancing and┬ásinging along in no time at all. Scout Radio had the pleasure of interview...