246 posts

News from the district

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 […]

Lonsdale Scouts Annual General Meeting

The next Annual General Meeting of Lonsdale District Scout Council (LDSC) is scheduled for Thursday 17 September 2020. The format and location of the meeting will be advised in due course. Whatever the format of the meeting, LDSC members need to elect five members of the District Executive Committee (at […]

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 […]