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Getting everyone back together safely

Headquarters has published a framework and set of guidance on how elements of face to face Scouts could take place and the safety measures we would need to take into account. You can review this guidance now and start to make local plans for how you would implement some face […]

Volunteers’ Week

One week.  Our amazing team of volunteers.  One big thank you.  This Volunteers’ Week we want to thank you for all you do to support our young people.  We are full of admiration for the way everyone in the District has responded to these last few difficult months, and how […]

Sharpe Bequest 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 […]

News Update from the DC

I hope that you are all keeping well and staying safe. Thank you to all the Key Workers; you all thoroughly deserve the clapping that is happening every Thursday evening. Well done to everybody who joined in with the Northumberland Scouts #CampatHome, there were a lot of fun pics being […]

Jackie Marshall – 13th Lancaster

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 […]

Message from Our President

Message from Our President – Suzie Reynolds   Coronavirus and Covid-19 Keeping Calm – and Carrying On “With the arrival of COVID 19, suddenly – almost without warning – it has felt as if our Scouting world had ground to a halt almost overnight, and yet it hasn’t, has it? […]