Despite challenging conditions and bad weather at times all 3,195ft of Ben Lomond were nailed by 3rd Falkirk on Sunday 5th October as part of our BB Week fundraising activities! Well done to our group of boys, staff and dads! Your efforts are greatly appreciated!! A big shout out to Gregor and his dad – […]
We’re delighted to report that Grant, Regan, Ewan and Keir completed their expedition in September following their exhaustive 3 day, 2 night, 30 mile expedition in the Trossachs. This was their qualifying venture for their silver level of the Duke of Edinburgh award. Well done boys! Please see attached photos from their adventure. Thanks to […]
Four of our senior boys (Ewan, Grant, Keir and Regan) completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Practice Expedition in the Trossachs between Friday 15th August and Sunday 17th August. Over the three days and two nights the boys covered a distance of 30 miles, carrying all their kit including tents, sleeping bags, food and stoves. […]
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 […]