Three of our seniors (young men): Lewis Harvie, Darren MacIsaac and Euan McCallum visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse to receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from HRH Prince Philip on Thursday 3rd July. Our other Gold Award holder, Richard Gentleman was on holiday and will attend next summer. Of the 10 boys from BB […]
Ross Profit formally received his Queens Badge (the BB’s highest award) at the Mid-Scottish Queens Badge Presentation in Stirling on Sunday 15th June. Ross was joined by his family and Mr Fish at the presentation which was followed by a Civic Reception. Well done once again Ross, a fantastic achievement!
We had a superb turnout of boys, parents, family and friends at our Annual Display evening on Friday 16th May. All three sections were in attendance. After parading as a Company, each section put its display demonstrating some of their favourite activities from the last year. This was followed by the ‘premiere’ of the 2013/14 […]
Great news on the Duke of Edinburgh Award! We’ve received confirmation from Bill Stevenson (BB Director for Scotland) that four of our senior boys (Richard, Euan, Darren & Lewis) have now completed their DofE Gold award level. After completing their Silver award they have spent 2-3 years on challenging, diverse but ultimately rewarding activities having […]
On Wednesday 2nd April we entered a team into the Battalion First Aid competition at Bankier Primary School, after an enjoyable and well contested competition we finished fourth overall. Thanks to Richard and Euan for taking part and representing the company.
The Company Section enjoyed another superb weekend at Scott Lodge from 21st – 23rd March. Saturday saw us attempt to climb Driesh (3,044ft), however weather conditions meant we had to turn back about 2/3s of the way up and enjoy an afternoon in the snow at a lower level – hopefully next year we will […]
Our Senior team took part in the Scottish Senior 5-a-side Football Finals in Grangemouth on Saturday 22nd February. The team – Grant, Darren, Stuart, Richard and Ross (L to R pictured) – were narrowly defeated 1-0 by 1st Greenock and 2nd Gourock before picking up a point in their final game v 7th East Kilbride. […]
The Junior and Company Sections enjoyed their Burns Supper at the Peoples Church on Friday 7th February. With contributions from Boys and Officers, we enjoyed a few of Burns’ most famous works including The Selkirk Grace, Address to the Haggis and To a Mouse. After our lovely meal of haggis, neeps and tatties, musical entertainment […]
The annual Battalion Cross Country event took place in Callendar Park on Saturday 1st February. Thanks to all the boys who represented the Company!