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DC’s Blog, May 2020 Executive Committees The Government also has some practical advice for Executive Committees. The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has also published some useful guidance to help Executive Committees consider how they can best support members locally during this time. These both cover issues such as AGMs, remote meetings and other matters. You can read this guidance…
Coronavirus Guidance and support for frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) The Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage is frequently updated as things develop, so please check it regularly at www.gov.uk/coronavirus. The Government has said that everyone should: Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home). If you go out, stay two metres (6ft) away from…
New Nights Away Notification Form A new Nights Away Notification form has been released by The Scouts. We have reflected this with our new online version of the form which is available through the Members Tools link or here. The form has the option to upload your risk assessments as a PDF or a Word Document. Once you’ve completed it,…
DC’s Blog – Disclosures Update An update on disclosures during the Coronavirus situation Processing disclosure applications and re-checks While all face-to-face Scout meetings and activities across the UK are suspended, we have taken the decision to stop processing disclosure applications and re-checks. This will be the case until the suspension on face-to-face Scout meetings and activities is lifted. The disclosure…
DC’s Blog – March 2020 From the County Commissioner – please could you provide me with some examples of how your Groups, Sections and Units are currently continuing their Scouting whilst we experience the restrictions placed on us due to the Coronavirus? It would be great to get a feeling on how well we are doing. DC – I know…
Training available outside our District including First Aid. There is now a page under the Adult Training tab called ‘Training Available outside our District’ Click HERE to see what is being offered and just click the link to be forwarded to the booking page. For First Response Training click HERE, the courses also include some refresher courses.…
County Training Weekend – Booking Form The BOOKING FORM is now available for the next County Training Weekend. Full details of what modules are being covered can be found on this site under the Adult Training Tab…
First Aid Courses There are 3 First Aid Courses available in the next couple of months please see the First Aid page under the Adult Training tab.…
County Training Weekend The next County Training Weekend will be on the 14th & 15th March at WSC Pottern. Full list of modules on offer can be found HERE…
2020 Census Update from Gilwell, please see below: Nothing has been sent yet, the schedule is the similar to the last couple of years, so the passwords and guidance notes will be going out next week, and the site will be available from the 21st January…
‘Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout