Scouts and scouting

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Peter Deary obituary
Other lives: Long-serving scout leader and church volunteer in Hertfordshire

Alison Deary

21, Oct, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Scouts launches early-years Squirrels section in deprived areas
The project hopes to help those aged four and five in communities hit hardest by the Covid pandemic

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

09, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Negligently amateur’: Survivor decries Scouts’ inquiry into alleged abuse at 13
Case study: Lucy Pincott says ordeal of sexual assault was made worse by the way her case was handled

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

25, Jul, 2021 @1:58 PM

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More than 250 convicted of child sexual abuse in UK and Ireland while in Scout movement
Exclusive: Analysis raises questions about the organisation’s safeguarding procedures

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

25, Jul, 2021 @1:57 PM

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Boy Scouts of America reaches $850m agreement with sexual abuse victims
Settlement marks one of the largest sums in US history involving cases of sexual abuse

Guardian staff and agencies

02, Jul, 2021 @12:42 PM

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Savings to bitcoin: cubs and beavers to launch badge for money skills
Award aims to teach six- to 10-year-olds about finance as spending becomes increasingly digital

Hilary Osborne

16, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Scouts suffer worst membership slump since second world war
Recruitment drive announced after acute loss of adult volunteers and members during lockdowns

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

27, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Boy Scouts will sell Norman Rockwell paintings to fund sexual abuse claim payments
Organization to create $300m victims’ fund to deal with legal claims made by more than 85,000 former scouts

Victoria Bekiempis

02, Mar, 2021 @5:38 PM

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500 UK scout troops face closure after Covid hits fundraising
At least 7% of groups could close including many in deprived areas

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

29, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Scouts to tackle fake news as part of UK badge relaunch
Being able to spot difference between facts and opinions is among skills required

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Sep, 2020 @10:15 AM

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Bear Grylls encourages return to wild with back garden scout camp
Quarter of a million people sign up for Scouts initiative that includes den-building and livestreamed camp fire sessions

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

11, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Chief scout Bear Grylls speaks out on Baden-Powell statue furore
‘It’s right we take time to listen,’ Grylls wrote, after locals prevented removal of statue of Scouts founder in Poole

Molly Blackall

14, Jun, 2020 @11:01 AM

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