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Reunion 2017 – John Hemming-Clark

Reunion 2017 – John Hemming-Clark

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Sunday's morning show saw the infamous author (in his own words) of 'In you go - a year or two in the life of a Scout Leader' John Hemming-Clark join Martin for a chat about his works. Martin was keen to discover the origins of John's books and was delighted to hear that it was a very Scouting reason that inspired John to write In You Go: When some of my Scouts started putting out feelers about going to the World Jamboree in Japan in 2015 and needed to do some fundraising...I said, "I know, I shall write a book". So I wrote in you go...and donated 50p or £1, depending on how it was sold, to the cause. Not content with writing books for adults and Scout Leaders, John has embarked on writing a number of short stories aimed at the young audience: Horace Horrise- the UKs cheekiest, funniest a

Scouts say ‘Jambo’ to UK Eurovision hopeful Lucie Jones

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Scouts across the UK and the rest of the world are saying a massive 'Jambo' and good luck to Lucie Jones, the UK's entry in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Lucie is known across the Scouting world as part of the group 'The Adventure' who sung 'Jambo' the official song for the World Scout Jamboree 2007. The song was performed several times during the Jamboree and was even released in the UK charts, that summer making the top 100. Lucie was involved in Scouting in Wales being an explorer and even performing in the Cardiff Scout's and Guide's Gangshow. Since then she auditioned for Xfactor which saw her progress through to the live shows, loosing out in week 5 against Jedward. Following Xfactor she has had a career that has spanned the TV and Stage with performances in Les Miserables, Th