Providing Skills for Life for Young People Across Bury and Ramsbottom

St. Georges Celebrations 2019

Nearly 300 young people attended our new style St Georges Day Celebration this year which consisted of a walk starting with the Scouts from Greenmount Cricket Club, then onto Tottington High School to pick up the cubs and finally passing through Brandlesholme to collect the Beavers before we all walked into Burrs. Once at Burrs…
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19th June 2019 0

Explorer Belt presentation at the Mayor’s Parlour

Ten Explorer Scouts were awarded their Explorer Belt at the Mayor’s Parlour at Bury Town Hall on the 25 February 2019. The Explorers, which were split into three teams, undertook the Explorer Belt during Summer 2018, a Scouting Award which promotes adventure and self-reliance in an international context. They started planning in mid 2017 having…
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25th February 2019 0

Congratulations Lee Ribchester DC Bury & Ramsbottom

In the absence of a County Commissioner for Greater Manchester North it gives me great pleasure to announce Lee as your new District Commissioner. Lee, as we all know, will bring huge dynamism to the role & with the full support of all ‘Team Bury & Ramsbottom’ you can, together, make great things happen. Best…
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20th November 2018 0

Award Of Merit

Great to see our DESC having fun awarding 3 Awards for Merit on Tuesday. The recipients are Lisa Walker, Alison Devenport and Carole Nicol. Congratulations all.   


11th November 2018 0

Vacancies – Assistant District Youth Commissioners (ADYC)

Are you looking for a new challenge? We are looking for brilliant young people aged between 16-18 to help take #Youshape and #Skillsforlife scouting forward within the Bury and Ramsbottom District. As an ADYC you will part of the Youth Committee which will champion, encourage and lead scouting in District to ensure it is shaped…
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13th September 2018 0

District Youth Committee Application Forms

These forms will be downloadable in the coming weeks. Keep on an eye on the Youth Shaped for further details!


30th August 2018 0

Peelers Hike Postponed to 15th April

The Peelers Hike has been postponed due to the weather conditions in the area and for the safety of everyone involved. The new date is Sunday 15th April. Details here.


2nd March 2018 0

First Response Training

First Response Initial and Refresher Dates 2018 Book early don’t miss out!


6th July 2017 0

MM Challenge 2017

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17th March 2017 0