District Commissioner’s Challenge Cup 2014

Tonight was the first successful ‘Midlothian District Commissioner’s Challenge Cup’ Event, which was run by the Midlothian District Scout Network. For the first event the Network held a Quiz, for all the Scouts and Explorer’s in the District. In total there was 3 teams, one from Bonnyrigg Explorer Scout Unit, and 2 from Gorebridge Explorer…

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Training Amnesty Evenings

The following dates allow Leader to validate some of their training. Its an opportunity to get your personal learning plan up to date. The Dates are: Date: Thursday 9th October Time: 19:30 – 21:30 Location: Justinlees Inn, Eskbank   Date: Thursday 23rd October Time: 19:00 – 21:00 Location: 18 Dalhousie Road Eskbank (Ken’s House)  …

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Additional Safeguarding Workshop

In case you were not able to attend the workshop in Gorebridge there is another being offered on Tuesday 6th May at 7.30 in the Penicuik Scout Hall. Every leader is required to participate in a safeguarding workshop before their current appointment review. To book a place please email Ian Sharp email; sharpy@compuserve.com

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Safeguarding Workshops

Each leader and assistant is required to undertake Safeguarding training ( previously known as child protection). Workshops have been offered for the last 3 years but some people in the District may have missed them. There are two workshops on offer to leaders. There is no charge for the workshop. Thursday 17th April from 7.30-9.30…

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Census and Membership Fees 2014

The following membership fees will apply in 2014 Scottish/UK £21 (with 50p rebate for early payment) SE Region £5.00 Midlothian £5.00 Total £31.00 (with 50p rebate for early payment) As usual the Census information will be sent out to Groups/Units shortly. The Census Date is 31st January 2014 Group/Unit Census Information sent to District for…

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Blair Atholl 2014

The 35th Scottish International Patrol Jamborette will be held at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire between the 21st July 2014 – 1st August 2014 Age Ranges The camp is open only to Scouts 14 years of age or over on 21st July 2014 and under 18 years of age on 1st August 2014. No Scouts…

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Changes in Roles

The following moves are in line with items in the District development plan and in response to requests from some individuals for a change of role. Peter Hyde is moving from Bonnyrigg Explorer Unit and has agreed to take on the role of Midlothian District Active Support Manager. He will also take on the responsibility…

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Book and Bakes Sale

Participants going to Gibraltar are holding a Books and Bake Sale, with Bacon Butties and Beverages. Book yourself a back massage 07805528617 On Saturday 9th March at Bonnyrigg Scout Hall, Eldindean Road, 10 am to 3 pm. Raising funds for Midlothian District Scout Trip to Gibraltar 2013. Midlothian District Scout Council is a Scottish Registered…

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