Coronavirus

The Prime Minister has said that everyone in the UK should now avoid non-essential travel and contact with others. Suspension of face-to-face activities Given this guidance, all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events must be suspended from Tuesday, 17 March 2020. This suspension applies…

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St George's Day Awards 2016

We are delighted to announce the names of those receiving awards in the St. George’s Day Awards List featured in this months edition of Scouting Magazine. They are valuable members of our Scouting family and we congratulate them on their…

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A Million Hands

Half a million young people committed to removing social barriers, connecting communities and improving lives. What is A Million Hands? It’s a Community Impact campaign which reflects our ambition by 2018 to mobilise from europe half a million people across…

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HQ News: Scouting for Skills

Employers should recognise the benefit of employee volunteering and even offer staff extra leave to pursue it, according to the Scouting for Skills report by think tank Demos and supported by The Scout Association. A triple win The report argues that in-house volunteering programmes are…

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HQ News: Scouting for all

Volunteers are proud and excited to be part of the Movement following the launch of Scouting’s Strategic Plan 2014-2018. Buzzing with activity The web was buzzing with activity following the recent announcement of Scouting for All, Scouting’s Strategic Plan 2014-2018,…

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HQ News: Parents take the lead

When they discovered a lack of after-school children’s activities in their area, parents in Jarrow, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, set up their own Scout Group… Parents in Jarrow took it upon themselves to set up Scouting in their area after discovering a serious…

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HQ News: From strength to strength

Another great year for Scouting and plenty more to come… Bigger and better Scouting is officially the largest co-educational community-based youth charity in the UK; there are now 550,457 people involved in the Scout adventure. According to this year’s census,…

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St George's Day Awards 2014

The Association has a national awards system for recognising good service, length of service and special acts of heroism and bravery, courage or endurance, and devotion to duty under suffering.  Mersey Weaver District would like to congratulate Alan Thomason, Bruce…

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