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Sharpe Bequest 2020

20 May 2020

To: Group Scout Leaders
Group Executive Committee Chairs/Treasurers
Explorer Scout Units
APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS FROM THE SHARPE BEQUEST
Applications are invited for grants from the Sharpe Bequest. The application form is available here on the District website (together with some additional notes) – use the link given below. I would point-out that the money available this year will be very limited; the Finance sub-Committee …

Jackie Marshall – 13th Lancaster

15 Apr 2020

Update
Pat has Jackie’s funeral details even though we cannot all attend. It is 12.30 on Thursday 7th May at Scotforth cemetery in Lancaster. 13th Group will be sending a wreath in their colours and 4 of the Group will stand at gate to cemetery in uniform to see her go in.
A brief notice went in the Lancaster Guardian and there …

Coronavirus – Managing the risk

13 Mar 2020

Latest – 16 March 2020
Given the Government’s latest guidance, the UK Chief Commissioner has stated that all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events must be suspended from tomorrow, Tuesday, 17 March 2020. This suspension applies to young people and adults, and will be until further notice.

Local Impact:

A decision was taken in the present circumstances to close the Lancaster Scout & …

Next Leader of West Lancashire Scouts

31 May 2019

To: Lonsdale Members
The search is on for a new County Commissioner for West Lancashire Scouts, and we need you to think about anyone you know who would thrive in this role!
So what is the role?
In a nutshell, the County Commissioner needs to:

Inspire and enthuse people
Apply strategic thinking to a challenge
Build and lead a team of key volunteers
Be resourceful and energetic
Believe …

Service Opportunity at SilverHelme

20 May 2019

Leaders
Do you want to take advantage of an opportunity to render service at one of our beautiful campsites (oka Activity Centres)?
Kieron the SilverHelme Warden tells me that he will be unavailable from 26 July to 11 August and so we are looking for some lucky person to oversee the site during this period. This would involve attending site to open …

Volunteering vacancies

8 Apr 2019

The Scouts is the UK’s largest mixed youth organisation with more than 450,000 members in the UK and more across the world.
Our innovative spirit and ability to make things happen plays a vital role in the development of young people everywhere and these available roles will give you the chance to make a big impact on the lives of young …

Base Camp, Carnforth

17 Nov 2018

Many congratulations to 1st Carnforth Group on achieving the long time goal of replacing their Group headquarters building – now known as ‘Base Camp’.
Photograph shows the youngest and oldest youth member of 1st Carnforth Scout Group assisting Cat Smith M.P. open the excellent new facility today 17 November 2018.
“Congratulations to everyone involved at Carnforth Scout Group on the opening of …

GSL Vacancy 2nd Bolton le Sands

23 Oct 2018

Search for a New Group Scout Leader for 2nd Bolton Le Sands Scout Group
We are looking for a highly motivated volunteer who can support the adult volunteers at 2nd Bolton Le Sands Scout Group and can lead the Group to an even more successful future.
For decades, 2nd Bolton Le Sands Scout Group have provided young people in the local area with a fantastic Scouting …

GSL Vacancy 1st Slyne

23 Oct 2018

Search for a New Group Scout Leader for 1st Slyne with Hest Scout Group
We are looking for a highly motivated volunteer who can support the adult volunteers at 1st Slyne with Hest Scout Group and can lead the Group to an even more successful future.
For decades, Slyne with Hest Scout Group has provided young people in the local area with a fantastic Scouting …

GSL Vacancy 3rd Hornby

23 Oct 2018

Search for a New Group Scout Leader for 3rd Hornby Scout Group
We are looking for a highly motivated volunteer who can support the adult volunteers at 3rd Hornby Scout Group and can lead the Group to an even more successful future.
For decades, 3rd Hornby has provided young people in the local area with a fantastic Scouting adventure. We are now looking for a …

Charity Fun Swim

1 Oct 2018

The Rotary Club of Lancaster Loyne Charity Fun Swim
Lancaster University swimming pool
Saturday 30th March 2019 from 5.30pm
For over 10 years The Rotary Club of Lancaster Loyne has held a ‘Swimathon’; the members steward the event and invite all groups of all ages to participate to enter swimmers in teams of between 3 and 6 in order to raise money for …

District Camp 2018

31 Jul 2018

The moment you have been waiting for, the booking system for District Camp 2018 is now open!
So just in case you’ve forgotten, here are the details again…
Where? Bibby’s Farm Scout Activity Centre, Chorley, PR6 9DL
When? 21st – 23rd September 2018
Who?
This year all sections including Beaver Scouts are welcome for both nights until the close of camp, however it has been …

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