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⚓2021/22 SESSION – ENROLMENT DATES⚓

Please find Information Below For Enrolling with your Company for the New Session!!


Once information is available for other companies, we will keep you updated with their information for the new 2021/22 session!👍

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1st Rosehearty ENROLMENT 2021/22

The 1st Rosehearty Boys’ Brigade and Girls’ Association will enrol for the new session on Tuesday 31st August 2021.Anchors will enrol at 5.30pm. Anchor Boys will meet weekly on a Tuesday between 5.30-6.30pm at Rosehearty School. For Boys in P1-P3.Junior Section will enrol at 6.30pm. Junior Section will meet weekly on a Tuesday 6.30-8pm at Rosehearty School. For Boys in P4-P6 and Girls in P6.Company Section will enrol at 6.30pm. Company Section will meet weekly on a THURSDAY 7-9pm at Rosehearty School. For Boys and Girls in P7-S3.All existing and former members are invited to join. New members are welcome to join at any age.

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4th & 5th Fraserburgh BB restarts next month!

⚓4th & 5th Fraserburgh BB restarts next month. The Company and Seniors (P7 – S6) starts on Wednesday 1 September, Anchors (P1 – P3) starts Monday 6 September and Juniors (P4 – P6) starts on Tuesday 7 September. More details will be sent to parents of existing members soon. For boys looking to join any of the 4 sections please get in touch by email 4-5fraserburgh@boys-brigade.org.uk
Looking forward to the new session and all leaders can’t wait to see you all to engage, explore and excel 👍⚓😃

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BRONZE DOFE – 1ST FRASERBURGH

MARCUS STUART, 1st FRASERBURGH

JORDAN SMITH, 1st FRASERBURGH

ROSS DUTHIE, 1st FRASERBURGH

Congratulations to members of the 1st Fraserburgh Company who were presented with their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards yesterday.

We hope that the Silver Expeditions will soon be able to resume depending on the COVID situation.

Well done all on this marvellous achievement!

(Photo l-r: Marcus Stuart, Jordan Smith, Ross Duthie).

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PRESIDENTS BADGES – 1ST FRASERBURGH

MARCUS STUART, 1st FRASERBURGH

ANDREW STRACHAN, 1st FRASERBURGH

NATHAN SMITH, 1st FRASERBURGH

RYAN WATT, 1st FRASERBURGH

ROSS DUTHIE, 1st FRASERBURGH

Congratulations to members of the 1st Fraserburgh Company who were presented with their President’s Badge – the second highest award in the Boys’ Brigade – at a special ceremony at their church on Sunday.

All five young men have done well to achieve the badge in challenging circumstances due to the pandemic with all five also having started the journey towards their Queen’s Badge.

Keep up the good work lads!

(Photo l-r: Marcus Stuart, Andrew Strachan, Nathan Smith, Ryan Watt, Ross Duthie).

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QUEENS BADGES – 1ST FRASERBURGH

MATTHEW PIRIE, 1st FRASERBURGH

JOSH STEPHEN, 1st FRASERBURGH

NATHAN STEPHEN, 1st FRASERBURGH

The President and Executive of the Buchan Battalion wish to further congratulate Matthew, Josh and Nathan on being presented with their Queen’s Badges – the highest award in the Boys’ Brigade.

The new Queen’s Men had their badges presented at a special service and ceremony at Fraserburgh Old Parish Church where their friends, family and officers gathered to honour them.

Well done all; you are a credit to your Company and to the Battalion!

(Photo l-r: Matthew Pirie, Josh Stephen, Nathan Stephen).

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BRONZE LONG SERVICE AWARD – MICHAEL STRACHAN

On Saturday afternoon Michael Strachan, Captain 1st Rosehearty Company, was presented with his bronze Long Service Award marking 15 years as an officer. The award was organised by Lt Marc Thomson, Battalion Vice-President, and presented by Alison Chambers, Brigade Vice-President.

Michael’s first 15 years as an officer have not been typical! He became an officer in 2006 with the 1st Fraserburgh Company; the Company he joined as a boy in 1992 aged 5. By 2010 he was Officer-in-Charge of the Junior Section, a post he held successfully until his resignation in 2016. That year his assistance was requested by the 1st New Deer Company, where he served as Officer-in-Charge of the Company Section while instructing new officers to take over. He served in this post for two sessions.

Then in 2018, at the invitation and instigation of his friend the Vice-President, he helped restart the 1st Rosehearty Junior Section of which he was appointed OIC. A year later in 2019 he was finally appointed to be a Company Captain, serving with 1st Rosehearty. The team in Rosehearty have now successfully revived the Junior Section and a Company Section over the past 3 sessions, while the Anchor Boys go from strength to strength!

In addition, Mr Strachan is also a past President of the Buchan Battalion serving in the role 2013-17. He has the distinction of being the Battalion’s youngest ever President, being appointed unexpectedly at the age of 25 and leaving office aged 29. He now serves as the Battalion Queen’s Badge Advisor and has been a Vice-President of the North Scottish Area since 2018.

Here’s looking to the next 15 years!


(Image: Michael Strachan is presented with his certificate and badge by Alison Chambers, Brigade Vice-President).

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PRESIDENT’S COMMENDATION – JACK IRVINE, 1st ROSEHEARTY

Congratulations to Jack Irvine of the 1st Rosehearty Company who was presnted with his President’s Commendation yesterday.

The Presentation was made at Pitsligo Castle by the Brigade Vice-President, Alison Chambers, who spoke very highly of Jack and what he did to help his father in a difficult and challenging situation.

Jack was introduced by Lt Lynne Bruce who told us of his actions which led to him being awarded the commendation. As well as being very brave it is clear that Jack is also very humble about the whole thing!

Well done, Jack!

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PRESIDENT’S BADGE – ADAM IRELAND, 4th FRASERBURGH

Congratulations to Adam Ireland of the 4th Fraserburgh Company who was presented with his President’s Badge yesterday by Brigade Vice-President Alison Chambers.

His Company Captain Martin Dunbar explained what activities Adam and the 4th Company were able to undertake during the last year in order to gain the badge.

Congratulations Adam!

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PRESIDENT’S BADGE – RUARY MCDONALD, 4th FRASERBURGH

Congratulations to Ruary McDonald of the 4th Fraserburgh who was presented with his President’s Badge yesterday by Alison Chambers, Brigade Vice-President.

He was introduced by his Captain, Martin Dunbar, who praised him and all boys for continuing with the Brigade through the last year in difficult circumstances.

Well done Ruary – keep up the good work!