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The Scouts look for closer ties

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH ORGANISATION REBRANDS TO ATTRACT MORE BRITISH ASIANS THE Scouts are rebranding in a bid to attract more British Asian children to the great outdoors. The organisation, famous for camping trips, abseiling and sur­vival skills, is focusing on teach­ing youngsters about job skills, teamwork and leadership along with outreach work to woo ethnic minority parents. It has also launched a new pur­ple logo with a crest for a “more contemporary look and feel” to change the stereotype of its members being boys from white and middle class backgrounds. The organisation’s volunteer network, the Muslim Scout Fel­lowship, hosted Iftar events…

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