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Lego Show

We can confirm that Bricks4Kidz will be back at our St George’s Activity Day this year! The activity is always so popular and if your young people can’t wait until April to get creative with Lego, then why not tell them about this event and let them have a sneak

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Beacons Gang Show

Leaders from Howden Scout Group are running their second Gang Show in a weekend on 8th to 10th March 2019. Details of how to get involved are below: We would like to invite YOU to join our Gang on stage or backstage. A Gang Show is a variety Show put

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Happy Birthday, Scouts!Today marks the 111th anniversary of the very first Sco...

Pre-launch checks

Members have until Tuesday 27 November to feedback on the proposed updates to a number of rules and guidance, including target sports (such as archery and shooting), nights away, first aid and visits abroad. Take a look at the proposals and complete the survey. Updates will be launched in January 2019.

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Young People First – Yellow Card

Following consultation and feedback from members, we have updated the Young People First, Safeguarding – a code of Practice (Yellow Card). The update and details of how to get a copy will be shared in December’s monthly membership email but we want to share with you in advance the revised

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End of Year Accounts

As we all know, it is a requirement that Scout Groups and Explorer Units send copies of their annual accounts to the District. As we are now approaching the end of the year, we require all Groups and Explorer Units to submit their annual accounts to the District by 31st

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Developing Scouting for younger children

Work on our new plan, Skills for Life, is well underway. This includes work on digital, programme planning tools and brand. In our plan, shaped by you, we said we’d start exploring early years provision once we’d secured external funding. Today, we’re pleased to announce that we have succeeded!  

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Digital programme planning

You told us Skills for Life should prioritise brilliant programmes for young people, so we’ve prioritised creating a digital tool to make planning a great Scout Programme easier. Programme ideas and resources will live online, giving section leaders easier access to them. The tool is being introduced to the Cubs

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Good progress being made at the Tablers Wood Work Day this morning with the gras...

Tablers Wood Working Weekend

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November 8.30am to 3.30pm (both days) Main Jobs: Sealing the kitchen roof against the weather Tree planting Fence and style building Installation of new signage Everyone welcome. We need help from, Leaders, Explorers and Network. All material supplied but please bring any tools you may

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POR and pre-launch checks

We want your views on updates to rules and guidance, following a number of reviews. These include: activities, nights away, first aid, visits abroad, leadership of sections and protected marks. This is your chance to let us know if the proposed changes will cause any issues, so please take a

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Happy Birthday, Scouts!Today marks the 111th anniversary of the very first Sco...

Guide for ‘Update Charity Details’ for registered charities

The Charity Commission for England & Wales recently changed the way trustees keep their registered charity details up-to-date. The Scouts have been working with the regulator to produce a guide to help trustees use the new system. We strongly encourage that Executive Committees take a look at this new guide

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