Category: Leaders

The Great Indoors Continues

First of all, welcome to 2021. Although we were all getting ready to get back to face-to-face meetings, we unfortunaly in the current situation are unable to do that. But there are some great new resources to keep busy, and Scouts UK have released a whole bunch of new activities on their Great Outdoors site. […]

Read More See You Next Year

It doesn’t look like COVID-19 is going anywhere anytime soon, and the threat of holiday get togethers being canceled like everything else is becoming very real. But as the year is winding down, it seems like there is nowhere to go but up. Please remember all the things we have collectively overcome this year and […]

Read More Virtual Remembrance Service

Coming Sunday 8th November there will be a virtual remembrance service being held by the Staple Hill & District Branch of the Royal British Legion. The service will take place online on Sunday 8th November from 10:50am and can be followed here: https://www.staplehillrbl.org.uk/ One of our Cubs, Ronnie, has laid a wreath at the war […]

Read More England will move to Red readiness level

Following the announcement of a four-week lockdown in England from Thursday 5 November, the National Youth Agency (NYA) has now issued guidance about what this means for all youth sector activity. From tomorrow, Scouts and all other youth activities will move to Red readiness level. This decision by the Government means that there can be […]

Read More Returning to ‘face-to-face’ meetings update

Dear Parents / Carers, As the Prime Minister announced a new lockdown in yesterdays Press Conference, we will not go back to face-to-face meetings. We will update you again as soon as more information becomes available.

Read More Returning to ‘face-to-face’ meetings

Dear Parents / carers, As previously agreed, the Group Leaders have reviewed the current guidelines for returning face-to-face activities for scouting as we are keen to get the group back together. We have to adhere to the Scouts Framework which is aligned to the Government-approved guidance for the youth sector developed by the National Youth […]

Read More Strategy At Home

It would have been Strategy this weekend, but due to what is happening in the world we have to miss it this year. But…. There is a way of still having the Strategy vibe, as the team from S&E are hosting the event online. So we will be able to attend Strategy after all. When […]

Read More Hike To The Moon

Hike a mile at home. Make a donation. Take a giant leap to support the people who need it most. On 23 April, BBC Children in Need and Comic Relief are getting together for their Big Day In on Radio and their Big Night In on TV, a massive fundraising special to celebrate the incredible […]

Read More GO Indoors

For this Easter weekend one of our partners, Go Outdoors, is encouraging people to take part in the GREAT BRITISH CAMP OUT FOR THE NHS. It sounds like an amazing thing to take part in and be able to raise money for the NHS whilst doing it. If you have the space, why don’t you […]

Read More Meetings Cancelled

Dear All, We are writing to share critical pieces of information relating to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Late this afternoon, Monday 16th March, the Prime Minister has said that everyone in the UK should now avoid non-essential travel and contact with others. Given this guidance, all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events must be suspended from tomorrow, […]

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