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Around 100 children from across Galloway have been taking part in a weekend of camping and activities to mark the Cub's 100 year anniversary.
The cubs learned skills like knot-tying and den building.
However the hot weather meant they were joined by some unwelcome guests.
Lori Carnochan reports:
More than 100 hundred children from across Galloway have spent the weekend celebrating the Cub's centenary year.
The group were stationed on a campsite near Newton Stewart and took part in a number of activities and skill sessions.
"They've been so so busy. They've been doing plenty of activities off site. Thitry of them have been up Cairnsmoreof Fleet and they've been to Kirroughtree and done orienteering, den building and gold panning.
"On site we've been doing cooking, woggle making, camp gadgets, games and tying knots."
The Cubs has evolved over the past 100 years, with one of the biggest changes being the introduction of girls in 1991.
"In my day it was just boys and not girls but now the girls are coming in and as you can see here today there's a lot of girls taking part and they're all enjoying themselves."
The latest census shows an 11% increase in membership- thought to be down to more publicity and high profile members like their Chief Scout, Bear Grylls.
The Galloway Cubs are looking for more leaders to join their teams so that more clubs can be established across Dumfries and Galloway.
University staff in Cumbria and the South of Scotland have begun a two-day strike, in a dispute over pay and conditions.
Members of the University and College Union are walking out across the UK today and tomorrow.
Universities say they're making every effort to minimise the impact on students.
The union has dismissed a pay offer of just over one percent, branding it "insulting".
We've been offered a derisory 1.1 percent pay rise, whereas nationally, university vice-chancellors have got 6.1 percent in the last year.
Over the last six years, we are now 14.5 percent worse off in real terms than we were, and it's time to address the balance.
We want the university managers to insist that the national negotiators go back to the table and make a realistic offer.
University staff based in Cumbria and the south of Scotland are striking over pay and conditions.
Members of the University and College Union will walk out today at the University of Cumbria, and the University of Glasgow's Crichton Campus in Dumfries.
They say since 2009 the value of their pay has decreased in real terms by 14.5 percent, and that male staff earn significantly more than female staff.
They also argue more than 75,000 staff are on 'casualised' contracts, and more than 21,000 on zero hours contracts.
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Staff at the University of Cumbria will join a two-day strike this week, in a dispute over pay.
Members of the University and College Union are walking out on Wednesday 25 May and Thursday 26 May.
The union has branded a pay rise offer of just over 1% as 'insulting'.
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