Category Archives: Newsflash

National Lottery Funding for new Safety Boat

We are so pleased to announce we have been awarded £10,000 of National Lottery funding through Sport England to purchase a new safety boat, helping us to expand the opportunities we can offer to the young people of Leigh-on-Sea, and particularly supporting the This Girl Can campaign. Thanks to everyone who plays National Lottery games for your support, and all those who support our fundraising events! Continue reading National Lottery Funding for new Safety Boat

Carrying on Scouting… Virtually

Scouting since March has been very different to what we’re used to, but following in our Founder’s spirit of innovation we’re managing to carry on our activities online, pressing on with challenges and learning new skills for life every week. We’ve held online meetings, virtual quiz nights, completed badges at home, camped out in the back garden or made dens at home, renewed our promise on the internet, and come together for video projects that have started national trends! All thanks to a fantastic and imaginative bunch of young people and adults who make 3rdCB one of the best Scout Groups to be a part of! Continue reading Carrying on Scouting… Virtually

Amazon Smile

Amazon Snile: You shop, Amazon givesWe’ve teamed up with online retailer Amazon to support the Group’s efforts to keep Scouting in Leigh-on-Sea affordable and accessible to all.

With Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisation of your choice, and we really hope you’ll choose to support 3rd Chalkwell Bay. So far this has raised over £3 million for UK charities!

It’s really easy – simply sign up to support us at https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/302078-0, then every time you shop online at Amazon remember to go via smile.amazon.co.uk (not the normal www.amazon.co.uk) and we’ll bet a small percentage of your purchases every time to support your local Scout Group. This is the full Amazon store and it costs you nothing extra at all. Continue reading Amazon Smile