One Essex Group has seen their membership numbers show huge growth when they reopened an old Group and opened their doors to 50 youngsters.

The growth of 15th Basildon has helped the Scouts nationally to achieve its biggest membership hike since the Seventies, and has pushed the total UK membership up to nearly half a million.

Scouting is all about adventure. In the UK Members can enjoy more than 200 activities including zorbing, water skiing, abseiling and adventure glider flights. So it