Monthly archives: June 2012

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Wet Weather Shelter, SilverHelme

The official opening of the SilverHelme wet weather shelter took place in wet weather, appropriately, on Tuesday 26th  June 2012. The ceremony was carried out by Susan Reynolds our District President. Introducing proceedings, Mike Nelson, Chairman of the Camp Sites Board, invited all present to stand to observe one minutes […]

James Bond “Gone home”

Sad news that Jimmy Bond- Scout Leader in the 35th Lancaster (St. Joseph’s) group has died on Sunday 24th June. Jimmy had been suffering from Leukaemia but, after treatment, had been showing some improvement. Unfortunately he contracted pneumonia which proved fatal. His funeral will take place on Thursday 5 July […]

Jack Sharples Carries The Torch

16 year old Jack Sharples of Illustrious Explorer Scout Unit in Lancaster (and previously 33rd Lancaster Sea Scouts), will carry the Olympic Torch on Saturday 23rd June 2012 in Warton, nr Lytham-St-Anne’s. Jack’s dad Phil nominated him because of his commitment to sport and helping others to take part. His […]

Are you getting the new West Lancs Scouting+ ?

This week saw the second edition of the bi-weekly local West Lancs Scouting plus. With news this time such as competitions and events open to all sections,  international experiences and important information for Groups regarding Asbestos it gives you a load of information from your Scouting County. To make sure […]