Volunteer with Scouts

Give a little time and build #SkillsForLife

We need you! Bury and Ramsbottom are looking for a number of volunteer positions across the District, as with all our volunteering opportunities you’ll be supported by a great team and given full training and support to grow into your…

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Remembering HM The Queen

Chief Scout Bear Grylls OBE

Chief Scout Bear Grylls OBE leads the mourning for our Patron. As a family of Scouts, we are united in sorrow for the loss of our Patron, HM The Queen. She leaves a bright legacy of hope and promise for…

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Avoid Meeting Indoors as cases rise

Good Evening Following the governmental guidance this afternoon for the Bury area (see below guidance). Please could you avoid meeting indoors with all scouting as much as possible for the moment until we get new guidance. Your risk assessments are…

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Volunteering. It’s #GoodForYou.

Volunteering. It’s #GoodForYou. Scouts are today launching #GoodForYou, a campaign designed to recruit over 5,000 volunteers. These volunteers are needed to help young people to reconnect with their peers, supporting their wellbeing and building their skills for life after a…

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Readiness level: AMBER (from 12th April 2021)

Readiness level: AMBER (from 12th April 2021) This means: Section meetings can take place outdoors and indoors. No residential activities. Maximum group size: Activities involving young people: no limit on group size but remain as only one section meeting independently of…

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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…

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Chair Award

For more information on the Chair’s Award see: