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

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

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

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