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News from the district

#Race Round The World

I have been asked by HQ to push the Race around the World event in the District. The money raised will go towards helping some of the Groups that are the struggling the most and hopefully avoid them closing. The target is to raise over £300,000 for the 500+ Groups […]

Remembrance Sunday 2020

The DC laying our wreath at the Lancaster Memorial Garden “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.” The City Council’s Civic […]

Annual Review & AGM

The 45th Annual General Meeting of the Lonsdale District Scout Council took place on 17 September 2020 online, owing to the continuing Covid-19 restrictions.  The District President Suzie Reynolds DL welcomed everyone to the virtual meeting including a number of invited guests. These included the President Elect Kath Bromilow MBE, […]

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 17th September 2020 at 7.30 pm prompt. This year will be somewhat different. Owing to continuing Covid-19 restrictions our meeting is being held ONLINE via the […]

Activity Centres are Reopening!

During the extended closure of our Activity Centres resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak, the Operating Group have been working hard behind the scenes deep cleaning and carrying out a range of maintenance and modernisation activities. These include the provision of new mattresses in the Centre at SilverHelme, refurbishment of the […]

Derek Holt– “Gone Home”

With sadness, we have learned of the death of Derek Holt, most recently Group President at 34th Lancaster (St. Chad’s) Group. Derek was a very long serving member of the Movement having been awarded The Chief Scout’s 60 years Service Award in 2017 and a Bar to the Silver Acorn […]