Published in 2011, Robert Preece's book has over 100 illustrations from the first hundred years of Scouting in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and around Grantown on Spey. It tells the story of the development of local Scouting in the Central Highlands from the publication of Baden-Powell’s book Scouting for Boys in 1908 until the centenary celebrations of 2007. It includes personal interviews and reminiscences and much of the material is previously unpublished.
Robert Preece has been associated with Scouting in and around Inverness for nearly fifty years. He is a volunteer Scout Leader and Commissioner.