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Scouts’ Christmas Post 2021

A decision has been taken that it would not be possible owing to continuing Covid-19 restrictions to run the Scouts’ Christmas Post service again this year. Apologies to all our loyal customers. We are hopeful that normal service will be resumed next year when we look forward to once again […]

Lancaster Superheroes

Congratulations to Trish and Jim Holland who were last night named Lancaster Superheroes – one of the many categories in the Love Lancaster Business Awards organised by Lancaster Business Improvement District. There was some stiff competition. The award recognises Jim and Trish’s many years supporting the Lancaster Scout and Guide […]

Voluntary Weekend Wardens

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 […]

Cub relates his first camping experience

Love this – what Scouting is all about. Will evoke a lot of memories I’m sure. . . Heywood Advertiser 10 August 1962: THE Wolf Cub section of the Boy Scout movement caters for boys between the ages of eight and eleven years. Invariably they are boys full of enthusiasm […]

Vacancy: District Shop Manager

After many years supporting the operation of the Lancaster Scout and Guide Shop, as Manageress, Trish Holland has decided that a much-deserved retirement is imminent. On behalf of the Management Committee, we have started the search for a new Shop Manager. Many of you will be familiar with the Shop; […]

Sam Cooke, Cornwell Badge 1939

22nd July this year marks the centenary of the birth of Samuel Henderson (Sam) Cooke son of William Cooke & Mary Ellen Henderson. In 1939 he was living with his uncle & aunt Robert J & Ethel Bond. Sam was a Scout at 16th Lancaster (St. Paul’s) Group and in […]