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News from the district

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 […]

District AGM and Review

To All Members, Lonsdale District Scout Council I hope that you will be able to join us for an evening of celebration on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 7.30 pm prompt. This year will again be different. Owing to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions our meeting is being held ONLINE via the […]

Lonsdale Annual General Meeting

The next Annual General Meeting of Lonsdale District Scout Council (LDSC) is scheduled for Thursday 24 June 2021. As last year, it is intended to hold the meeting virtually, using Zoom. Members of LDSC need to elect five members of the District Executive Committee (at least one of whom has […]

Lindsey Trimnell “Gone Home”

To All Members, Lonsdale District Scouts It is with tremendous sadness that I write to inform you that Lindsey Trimnell, Assistant Scout Leader at Forton Scout Group has this morning passed away after a sudden short illness. Words cannot begin to describe the loss that will be felt by her […]

Sharpe Bequest 2021 

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 […]