#Skills For Life

Coronavirus Update

Following the governments announcement last night, to place Greater Manchester into lock-down from midnight 30/07/2020, due to the increase of corona virus infections in the conurbation, it is with regret that I am advising you that I am placing the County into code “RED” to protect our youth members, adult volunteers and their families from…
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July 31, 2020 0

Bury & Ramsbottom District Post-COVID Guidance

As I hope you know by now, before we start back into face to face scouting, each section needs to submit a risk assessment for all their activities and the locations. This needs to be agreed with the GSL and a member of the Group Exec and then submitted to the district representatives who will…
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July 8, 2020 0

District Update

Dear Members There has been some changes  within the district over the last couple of months, which I would like to celebrate in this email. Firstly, Matt Epton has agreed to become Deputy District Commissioner. This role will focus on giving Group Scout Leaders support, looking at developing the district plan and supporting the district…
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June 26, 2020 0

Chair Award

For more information on the Chair’s Award see:


June 18, 2020 0

Thank you Key Workers

Thank you to all our key workers from Scouting in Bury and Ramsbottom. See below some amazing artwork that our young people have done!!


May 17, 2020 0

District Newsletter – 1st Edition 18/04/2020

Hi Everyone Please see the link below for the District Newsletter which contains lots of useful resources and updates from the District Team. – https://sway.office.com/guLSb70gbyqoEM04 District Leaders Meeting – Tuesday 21st April 2020 – 7:30pm – See your email / Facebook for more information on how to join. As always if you’ve got any questions…
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April 19, 2020 0

Can you complete our Wordsearch

Once you’ve completed please email a screenshot of this to media@brscouts.org.uk along with your name and group to receive your certificate!


April 18, 2020 0

Young Leader Training

Book you place by contacting Lisa Walker (YLST) bandr1ylst@gmail.com.


February 10, 2020 0

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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June 19, 2019 0