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District Good Service Awards Reception

14 Jan 2019

The Lonsdale District Scouts Adult Awards Ceremony took place on 6 January 2019 at Leighton Hall, courtesy of our District President Suzie Reynolds, in the presence of Andrew Corrie (Regional Commissioner), Steve Morton (County Commissioner), and Gail Stanley (County President).
The Reception is a chance for us to mark the achievements of those members of Lonsdale District Scouts who have been …

District Commissioner Appointment

20 Dec 2018

District Commissioner Appointment – Lonsdale District Scouts
Lonsdale District Scout Council Members
You are aware that Craig Dewar-Willox’s term as District Commissioner (DC) is coming to an end after guiding the District through a very busy period over the last five and a half years. He has accomplished a great deal during his tenure. Over recent months Tony Andrews has chaired a search group …

Lest We Forget

13 Nov 2018

Incredibly proud to see The Scouts at the forefront of remembrance again. At Morecambe, where I attended, members were extremely smartly turned out and a credit to all concerned. Shades of 1919 when Scouts were privileged to be able to guard the temporary Morecambe cenotaph set up close by on the promenade.
Remembering and honouring former local Scouts who made the …

Scouts’ Christmas Post

24 Oct 2018

What is Scout Post?
Scout Post is a scheme that offers the public of Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth and surrounding villages an opportunity to send Christmas Cards at a competitive cost  It has been in operation in the District for many years.

How the scheme works
Groups involved are issued stamps to sell in the area where they do their Scouting and where they will deliver to. Stamps are …

Lonsdale District Social

17 Oct 2018

Come and Join Us!

At an evening to celebrate, amongst friends, all that we’ve achieved the last two years within Lonsdale District. Open to all adult volunteers, Network members and partners at the low cost of £22 pp which includes entrance, hot dinner, an excellent band and DJ.
Hope you can all join us.
Saturday 17 November 2018
Lancaster Brewery
7 pm till midnight
Brewery tour …

The Search Is On!

23 Sep 2018

Craig Dewar-Willox has previously extended his appointment as District Commissioner but has recently indicated to the County Commissioner that he wishes to stand-down [from the appointment] at the end of this year. We have formed a Search Group to help us find Lonsdale’s next District Commissioner; the search has already started!!
We need your help in identifying people who you feel …

District AGM and Review

9 Jun 2018

To All Members, Lonsdale District Scout Council 
I hope that you will be able to join us for an evening of celebration at the
Banqueting Room, Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ
on Thursday
28th June 2018
Reception at 7 for 7.30 pm meeting.
Members are invited to wear uniform.
Refreshments will be served.
All members of the Scout Council:- District and Group Active Support Managers • Scouters; …

Appointment GSL 5th Lancaster

4 Jun 2018

Appointment of Group Scout Leader 5th Lancaster (Cathedral and St.Bernadette’s)
Following an open search process, I have appointed David Saul as the next Group Scout Leader for 5th Lancaster. David will begin working alongside Mandy Sweet for a handover that will conclude in December.
David will be known to all of you as an Assistant Cub Scout Leader at the Group. With his …

Appointment ADC (Activities)

4 Jun 2018

Assistant District Commissioner (Activities)
Following an open search process, led by Jon Minshull (Deputy DC), I am delighted to announce that I have appointed Judith Hunter as our next Assistant District Commissioner (ADC) for Activities. Judith will begin the role effective immediately.
Judith will be known to many of you as our former appointments secretary, through her involvement at 16th Lancaster and …

Voluntary Weekend Wardens

3 May 2018

SilverHelme Scout Activity Centre:
Voluntary Weekend Wardens
Exciting Opportunity in this ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’
We are looking to set up a group of voluntary weekend wardens to support Kieron and our existing dedicated team.
Duties will include:

Welcoming campers and seeing them to their camp site
Assisting the Warden as required
Assisting campers throughout the weekend
Looking after camp facilities
To assist in the shop
To help check …

Zellhof 2019 – An International Opportunity!

30 Apr 2018

Lonsdale District Scouts is proud to announce our 2019 International Trip to Zellhof, Austria: Zellhof 2019! We’ll be going between 4th and 14th August. More information is available here. The application form is available at the bottom of this post, and you can follow @Zellhof2019 on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest Zellhof 2019 …

Cub Challenge Day 2018

21 Mar 2018

This year’s Challenge Day will take place at SilverHelme Campsite on 28th April between 10am and 4:30pm.
The Cubs will work in teams of 6 (max.) to complete each activity, teams should be made up of 2x8yr olds, 2x9yr olds and 2x10yr olds.
We can only accept one team per pack, in the first instance, but there may be an opportunity for …