Beavers’ night at the museum
BEACONSFIELD Beavers got the chance to spend the night at the Royal Artillery Museum.
Youngster from the groups joined others from across Bucks to stay overnight at the museum in Woolwich last month.
The boys were given the opportunity to look at rocket launchers, and enjoyed a tour of the museum, learning about weaponry.
They were allowed to hold some of the guns used by artillery soldiers, and did some exercise with a PT instructor before making medals and getting dressed in uniform.
The Beavers listened to stories about the auxiliary fire service during the A BEACONSFIELD youngster has been on a mission to help clean up the town.
Jasper Cullen, nine, was initially inspired by the Fourth Beaconsfield Scout Group’s community letter pick, which took place earlier this year.
Jasper, who is a member of the Cub Scouts, continued to collect litter in all weathers, and has been out after school, on family walks, with the cub scouts and even after a cricket match to pick up rubbish.
He has completed four major litter picking sessions, each of at least two hours, and has collected more then 10 black bin bags of litter from the town.
Nicki Edwards, Beaconsfield Scout Group leader, said: “He has found bottles, cans, tyres, old boots, a rucksack, wheel hubs, plastic containers and bags, an old bucket, shoes and bottle tops.
“In addition to making such a difference around the town, Jasper was sponsored by friends and family and he has raised an amazing £180 to fund something eco-related for his cub pack.
“Well done Jasper.”
up Second World War, and also enjoyed a sing-a-long around a campfire before bedtime.
In the morning, they were woken by an air raid siren and had breakfast before a kit and medals inspection.
Leader Nicki Edwards said: “Everyone had fun. It was an amazing experience.”
The asbestos removal is part of an overall regeneration scheme to renovate the tiling, which is expected to be completed by February next year.
It is hoped the new car park will temporarily alleviate current parking issues during the construction works. Space occupied by the scaffolding means members of the public are struggling to find spaces to park during services.