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YHA myths and legends

18th Sep 2017 in Partner News, Advice, YHA

By YHA What do you think of when someone says ‘youth hostel’? YHA is asked lots of questions by DofE participants who are new to hostelling. Read below to discover how staying with YHA isn’t your typical hostel experience. What can I expect when I stay with YHA? When you stay with YHA, you can

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Vango XD range – made for DofE expeditions

24th Oct 2016 in General, Partner News, Expedition

  In 2014, Vango invited seventeen DofE Leaders and volunteers to their Glasgow based showroom to give feedback on Vango products, including how to develop their trekking tent, rucksack, and sleeping bag collections. Those attending were from various locations across the west of Scotland. Vango wanted to hear about their experiences on DofE expeditions, get

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Get Physical on National Fitness Day on 7 September!

16th Aug 2016 in General, Partner News

National Fitness Day 2016 With National Fitness Day fast approaching, Wednesday 7th September, ukactive Chair and the most celebrated Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson talks about the most active day of the year. I am delighted and highly privileged as ukactive Chair to be a part of National Fitness Day 2016, it’s a day when we

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Lucy Grayston, Silver DofE participant, blogs for Craghoppers about her DofE expedition.

16th Aug 2016 in General, Partner News, Expedition, Craghoppers, Blog Banners

Ever thought to yourself, “What does the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award involve?” If you’re about embark on your first DofE expedition, read Lucy’s experience, first hand, to see what you can expect. Finally, we arrived at Lake Bala after a somewhat squashed minibus journey. We were given a brief talking to about the possible dangers

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