1st Waterlooville Company

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Here are all the goings on for the company.

Happy New Year

Posted: 2019-12-31 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Wishing you a happy new year.

We hope that 2020 leads to great things for you and your families. Thanks to everyone for your support in 2019. We look forward to seeing what advent... More

Merry Christmas

Posted: 2019-12-24 by Waterlooville BB Admin

We'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.

To all our members, parents, friends and supporters we hope you have a great Christmas with your friends and family.

We will look forward to... More

Advent Sleepout Challenge

Posted: 2019-12-08 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Several members took part in the Advent Sleepout Challenge

To raise money and awareness of the homelessness that impacts so many people, several members of our Senior and Company Sections joined with members o... More

I'm Company Section - Get Me Out of Here!

Posted: 2019-12-02 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Company Section took part in some 'Bushtucker Trials' this week.

Battling in 2 teams to collect as many stars as possible, the Company Section boys took to some rather messy looking challenges to ensure they were cr... More

Youth Parliament - Make Your Mark

Posted: 2019-11-17 by Waterlooville BB Admin

In September we were visited by a member of the Youth Parliament in Hampshire.

Gareth Boyes came and shared with us the Make Your Mark campaign, run by the Youth Parliament, aiming to raise awareness with young people our democra... More

Company Section & Senior Badminton

Posted: 2019-11-14 by Waterlooville BB Admin

A new date for Badminton will be announced in the new year.

Unfortunately a date clash means that badminton will be rescheduled for later in the session.... More

Fire Station Visit

Posted: 2019-11-05 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Waterlooville Fire Station hosted us for an evening on their drill night.

On Monday 4th November all sections visited our local watch for a tour of the station, exploration of the appliances (Fire Engines) and learn about fi... More

We're in the Portsmouth News

Posted: 2019-10-21 by Waterlooville BB Admin

A summary of our anniversary was in the Portsmouth News.

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Waitrose Bag Pack Raises £300+

Posted: 2019-10-20 by Waterlooville BB Admin

On Saturday 19th October our BB & GB members spent the day at Waitrose Waterlooville helping customers pack bags.

Various members across all our age groups took turns through the day to help Waitrose customers with their shopping. Lots of positive comments were ma... More

60th Anniversary Celebration

Posted: 2019-10-13 by Waterlooville BB Admin

A superb morning service was held to celebrate our 60th Anniversary, 60 years of Boys' Brigade in Waterlooville.

As with many of these landmarks, it is hard to believe it was 10 years ago we held a 50th Anniversary Reunion and Thanksgiving for our company. A lot... More

Battalion Camp 2019

Posted: 2019-10-05 by Waterlooville BB Admin

4 of our Company Section members joined with fellow members from Chichester and Portsmouth Companies for a weekend in the New Forest.

Staying at Tile Barn Outdoor Centre, Brockenhurst over 20 members of the Battalion came together for a weekend of games, activities and camping.

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New Term Information

Posted: 2019-09-01 by Captain

A letter from our captain regarding the new term.

I hope you have all had the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing summer break, whether at home or somewhere significantly drier. Our thoughts are turning t... More

Top Team Challenge 2019

Posted: 2019-07-29 by Waterlooville BB Admin

In May we took part in the national BB Top Team Challenge competition.

We entered 2 teams into the challenge which comprised of a number of different tasks, both mental and physical to be completed within the hour. The b... More

End of Term

Posted: 2019-07-18 by Captain

Since got back from Unite at the end of May it feels like we have not stopped.

The summer programme kicked in and I think it has been one of the best ever. Anchors and Juniors have welcomed new members and had plenty of games, s... More

Go Karting Evening

Posted: 2019-07-09 by Waterlooville BB Admin

On Monday 8th July the Company and Senior boys headed to Teamsport Southampton for an evening of high octane racing on their indoor Go Kart track.

Joined by 3 of our friends from 4th Portsmouth we spent the evening racing round the 375m track. Split into 2 groups with 2 sessions each we all had ... More

Bowling Club Visit

Posted: 2019-07-02 by Waterlooville BB Admin

On Monday 1st July the company visited Waterlooville Bowling Club.

On a beautiful July summers evening we were welcomed to the bowling club, situated in Jubilee Park for an evening of Lawn Bowls with members of the cl... More

Summer Family BBQ

Posted: 2019-06-27 by Waterlooville BB Admin

We are now heading quickly to the end of the 2018/19 session, although it seems like we have a few things to squeeze in before we break for the summer holidays.

To round of our BB year we would like to invite you to our end of term summer BBQ. It will be held at Queen Elizabeth Country Park in the Juniper BBQ... More

BMS Action Team Visit

Posted: 2019-06-18 by Waterlooville BB Admin

We were delighted to welcome and host 3 members of the BMS Action Teams to BB on Monday 17th June.

Fresh from the 6 months spent in Kosovo, Hermione, Niamh, Jeff and Sarah (pseudonyms) came and shared with all ages their experience and knowledge of ... More

Unite 2019 - 24th to 27th May 2019

Posted: 2019-06-04 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Unite 2019 was 1st Waterlooville's first time to the Unite Camp which was celebrating its 5th year.

Mr G had previously been as a volunteer for the very first one and we were part of a 16 strong group made up of both BB members and Girls Brigade memb... More

Summer Programme

Posted: 2019-06-03 by Waterlooville BB Admin

This half term break has gone by very quickly and leads us into the coming Monday evenings where we hope to make the most of the longer and warmer evenings available to us.

Please can the boys come wearing their BB polo shirts and bring a summer jacket or jumper with them each week, they can wear shorts or jeans/trousers ... More

Fort Purbrook Day Featured in The News

Posted: 2019-04-01 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Our activity morning featured in the local newspaper The Portmouth News.

As over 40 members of our battalion, including 7 from Waterlooville gathered for a monrning of actvities the local newspaper featured us in their rece... More

Battalion Activity Morning

Posted: 2019-03-17 by Waterlooville BB Admin

We returned to Fort Purbrook for another morning of activities with BB members from across the coast.

A rather damp and windy morning greeted us at Fort Purbrook as over 40 BB members and leaders from the Battalion joined together for a some action pac... More

Flipping Pancake Day

Posted: 2019-03-05 by Waterlooville BB Admin

In readiness for Shrove Tuesday we had a pancake themed evening at BB on Monday 4th March

With our own pancakes made, some pancake based relay games and a flipping content, the results of which can be seen below we were flipping mad for mos... More

Fort Purbrook Activity Morning 2

Posted: 2019-03-05 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Remaining places are limited for the activity morning at Fort Purbrook.

If you want to have a morning of activities at Fort Purbrook you need to get your place secured as soon as possible as they are going fast to members ... More

Pool Competition - Finals

Posted: 2019-01-30 by Waterlooville BB Admin

Last Monday we completed the Pool Competition we started in January. With the winner being crowned

We completed the semi final and final of our pool competition to finish and crown our champion. Again Good games and sportmanship from all playing.<... More

Battalion Junior Unihoc Competition

Posted: 2019-01-28 by Waterlooville BB Admin

On Saturday 26th January we took part in the Battalion Junior Section Unihoc competition.

With around 20 boys and girls from the other companies in the local area our Junior section played unihoc to compete for the Battalion shield. A lot ... More

Battalion Tchoukball

Posted: 2019-01-21 by Waterlooville BB Admin

On Saturday 19th January we participated in an afternoon of tchoukball in Fareham.

Joined by boys from Wymering and Portsmouth and the Fareham Rhino's u14 Tchoukball team we had an action packed few hours of coaching and games to lea... More

Pool Competition - Quarter Finals

Posted: 2019-01-16 by Waterlooville BB Admin

This Monday, 14th January saw us have the first rounds of a new pool competition

We started with the quarter finals this week which were an entertaining round with no shortage of drama, inculding last ball pots and whites being sun... More

New Term Starts Monday

Posted: 2019-01-04 by Waterlooville BB Admin

We return to BB this coming Monday, 7th January.

We hope you have had a great Christmas and New Year break. We are back at BB this Monday from 6:15pm and we can't wait to see you.

There ... More

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