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Annual Review & AGM

The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Lonsdale District Scout Council took place on 22 June 2023 at the Banqueting Suite, Lancaster Town Hall.

In the unavoidable absence of Mrs. Kath Bromilow MBE, District President, Tony Andrews, District Chair, welcomed everyone to the meeting including a number of invited guests. These included the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Lancaster Cllr. Roger Dennison and Glenys Dennison (Mayoress), the County Commissioner Craig Dewar-Willox, and District Vice Presidents Geoff Boulton and Frank Rice.

The formal business included receiving the Annual Report and Accounts, which were presented by Mandy Sweet (District Commissioner) and Steve Landles (District Treasurer) respectively. (copies of these are available via the links below).

The following appointments/reappointments were made:

District President – Mrs. Kath Bromilow MBE
District Vice Presidents – Mrs. Suzie Reynolds DL, Geoff Boulton, Frank Rice
Chair District Trustee Board – Dr. Tony Andrews
District Secretary – Mr. Alan Hague BEM
District Treasurer – Mr. Steve Landles

Appointments were also made of members to serve on the District Trustee Board.

Following an inspirational address by the County Commissioner Mr. Craig Dewar-Willox a number of presentations of certificates and awards were announced by the District Commissioner –

Long Service Award:
50 years – Velma Keating MBE, 5th Lancaster (Cathedral & St. Bernadettes)

Silver Acorn: 
Michael Woods, Warden Littledale Scout Activity Centre, 53rd Lancaster

District Nights Away Shield:
1st Forton Scout Group

The Peter Ellwood Memorial Award (for Contributions to Developing Scouting):
Centurion with Westgate Scout Group

The Peter Hewitt Award (for the Young Person(s) of the Year):
Eleanor Hall and Evelyn Worthington Saints ESU

Annual Report 2023

Accounts 2022