1st BLOXHAM BOYS' BRIGADE

Milestones

 

2008

 

Boys Brigade opens in Bloxham for the very first time. 5 Anchor boys attend.

 

A kind donation from Taylor Wimpey Homes enables Bloxham BB to purchase company colours and sports equipment.

 

2009

 

Junior Section opens.

 

2010

 

Drummers from Bloxham BB lead the Remembrance parade through Bloxham for the first time.

 

2011

 

A kind donation from National Grid will enable Bloxham BB to launch a Company Section in 2012.

 

2012

 

A kind donation enables Bloxham BB to purchase drums.

 

Company Section opens.

 

2013

 

Bloxham BB hold their first Camp at Hook Norton with 10 Juniors in the Field Centre and 5 Company lads under canvas on the school field.

 

Bloxham BB run YLT course for new leaders.

 

2014

 

Bloxham BB granted £2,200 from the New Build Bonus by Bloxham Parish Council to purchase camping and sports equipment.

 

A further substantial donation enables Bloxham BB to purchase new bugles.

 

Bloxham Boys' Brigade bugle band is officially launched at Bloxfest 2014.

 

Steve Dickinson, Brigade Secretary inspects the company.

 

2016

 

Revd Dale Gingrich appointed as new vicar and BB chaplain.

 

Anchors Section closed as the leadership of Bloxham Boys' Brigade decided to focus on providing an enhanced and extended programme of activities for Juniors and Company Sections.

 

2017

 

Bloxham Boys' Brigade to host a regional Get Active 2017 event on behalf of BB England.

 

2018

 

Bloxham Boys' Brigade become an independent BB group, not attached to any Battalion or District, and free to create networks with other like-minded and traditional BB groups across the UK.

 

Membership of Juniors reaches an all time high and no less than 9 boys are promoted from Juniors to Company Section at the end of the 2017/18 session.

 

Bloxham Boys' Brigade host a YLT course for the proposed new BB in Middleton Cheney.

 

Seniors section opens. 6 young men start working towards the President's Badge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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