Chip in for wooden Scout hut rebuild

September 02 2014

A BISHOPSTON Scout and Guide group is appealing for help to fund a replacement of their wooden hut, which has been in use for more than 50 years.

A BISHOPSTON Scout and Guide group is appealing for help to fund a replacement of their wooden hut, which has been in use for more than 50 years.
The 63rd Bristol Scout Group - which has been serving the community for 100 years - meets in the hut on St Bartholomew's Road in Ashley Down.
The premises is also shared with Rainbows, Brownies and Guides groups, and is used weekly by over 350 young people, aged 5 to 16.
The venue is also used for fitness groups, birthday parties, as well as art and drama workshops.
Planning permission has already been granted, and 30 percent has already been raised of the £300,000 total.
But the group is calling on 1,000 people to make a donation of between £50 and £500 to help fund the new build.
The group says that with a new, modern building, they would be able to provide more daytime use to local schools and other community groups.
All donors would have their names included on a memorial wall.
The appeal runs until September 30. For more information, visit: www.hut6388.org.uk

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