Planet BB

The Boys’ Brigade Around The World

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Foreword – Jimmy Hill OBE

Introduction – David Chant

Grace’s Orphanage – Interview with Grace Wamala, Director of The Children’s Christian Centre, Nansana, Uganda

Three Peaks Challenge – Matthew Clive of the 5th West Bromwich raises £1,500 for Grace and the children

Scouting and The Boys’ Brigade – Robin Bolton

125 Not Out! One of the World’s oldest Companies, the 5th London reaches a milestone – Alan Watts

World Mission Fund – The Boys’ Brigade (Church of Scotland)

Alfred James Smith – The grand old man of Birmingham Battalion. Robin Bolton

Flooded But Not Drowning – The 1st Tewkesbury experiences quite an ordeal. Andrew Baldwin

For I Can Do Everything Through Christ, Who Gives Me Strength – Memories of a Bank Holiday at Firm Foundations. Shaun Thorne

1st Buckie Company – Early years to Today. Seventeen Queen’s Badges awarded this year! Alan Forrest

Duke of Edinburgh’s gold Award achieved in Ecuador – Nathan Arrowsmith of the 2nd Sutton Coldfield went the ’extra mile’ to get his award

The Boys’ Brigade in Europe – Rob Kinnon-Brettle takes a tour around Europe, where the BB has made limited inroads

Boys’ and Girls Brigade, Neenah, Wisconson, USA – Pam Jilek recalls her International Exchanges

History of The Boys’ Brigade in South Africa – Chune Ho Hip. National President

Meet the 1st Mamre Company in South Africa – 1st Lt Dean Fraser introduces us to BB life in Mamre

A Short History of the Boys’ Brigade in Zambia – Lt. Pile Ray Chisulo and Sgt. Imboela Kufanga

BB bands in Zambia – Lt. Pile Ray Chisulu

Trip to FDF Denmark – By Ntiza Venture Kageye of Lusaka, Zambia

Archive Report on the BB in Ghana – Rev. Peter Howard’’s in-depth letter from 1969

Trying Times of the BB in Sierra Leone – As told by Probyn Browne, President of BB Sierra Leone

The Youth Brigade of Swaziland – Phinda Mamda

A Short History of the BB in Kenya – James Felix Ndungu Gichuru

We Are All Harambee – The 56th Edinburgh establishes Project Harambee in Ngong, Kenya

Eshwin Klasson – BB band member in South Africa says Hi–di–Hip–Hop!

The BB in Zimbabwe – Memories of more than 70 years in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe. Norman Coltham

Sgt Peter Cook of the 1st Sutton Coldfield — Sgt Peter Cook wins scholarship to University of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in 1961

SE Asia Update – Francis Chiong tells us what’s happening in Thailand, Cambodia, The Philippines, Hong Kong and Macao

The Pesta Story – The bi–annual event in Malaysia

BB Memories – Paul Juby reminisces about his time spent in BBAsia and Malaysia since 1952

Mount Kinabalu, SE Asia’s highest mountain – No match for Paul Juby!

A Very Special BB Man – Ray Lewis tells us about his BB work in Malaysia and Singapore

Badges of BB Asia – An in–depth look at the collection of Darryn Chiew

History of the BB in Cambodia – The 97th Singapore sponsor the 1st Phnom Penh Company

George Stokes celebrates 60 years of BB service – A well-known character of Penarth (Wales) and Hong Kong, has his 90th Birthday party!

Rev Gamble and the Remarkable Story of the BB in Swatow, South China – Eric Haysom

The BB in Bermuda – David Semos tells us about 52 years of the BB on his Island

My BB Travels – Roger Vogel of the 1st Newbury gets around a bit. Jamaica, New Zealand and Malta!

Salesian Mission Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade Malta – John Russell tells of his visit to celebrate their 80th Anniversary

George Orr – From 1st Glasgow to 1st Brisbane

Boys’ Brigade re–established in the Solomon Islands – News from Pacific Regional Fellowship

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