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Leaders

Leaders, assistants and helpers in all sections are the people who make Scouting happen for young people.  Though your first line of support lies in your District, the Region is also available to offer advice and assistance.  The Info section contains useful material and more links.

News for Leaders

Deadline Approaching for Mandatory GDPR Training

Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018, Scout HQ introduced a new mandatory training module on the subject. While new volunteers have this module automatically added to the Getting Started set of modules they need to...

Leslie Sell Charitable Trust

The Leslie Sell Charitable Trust provides financial assistance to the Scouting and Guiding movement through small grants to Groups in the UK to help with the cost of making repairs, or purchasing sundry items of equipment. It also assists groups and individuals for UK...

A Scouting Welcome for Tattoo Visitors

Tourists visiting this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo received a good Scottish welcome from a team of Explorer Scouts and Adult members who volunteered to sell programmes and merchandise to the international visitors attending the world famous event at Edinburgh...

Recognise Member’s Contribution in Awards

Do you know someone who deserves a special THANK YOU? by Margery Naylor, Regional Commissioner  If you do, please recommend them for an award. There is a range of awards in Scouting and I can assist you to make an application for someone who has made a real...

AGM and Annual Review 2018

The Annual Review and Annual General Meeting is to be held on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at Queen Margaret University, University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh EH21 6UU.  The Annual General Meeting will start at 7:00pm followed by the Annual Review.  Refreshments will...

Environmental project for Explorers

Take part in an international study Looking for a programme idea?  Your Explorer Unit could take part in a study of environmental attitudes and behaviour, run by Athina Georgiou Shippi, a PhD student at Edinburgh University.  She will visit your Explorer Unit and get...

Making an impact

The 2018 Census shows that Scouting is growing in strength and numbers in our Region. Research show adults report high levels of satisfaction. Let’s encourage others to join us so we can support even more young people and make even more of an impact. Continue Reading Making an impact

New logo consultation

New logo for SES Scouts Message from Martin Elliot, Deputy Regional Commissioner Thank you to all who took part in our consultation on a new Regional logo. We have now received clarification that local variations to the logo are not permitted, which means that Logo 1...

What happens now with GDPR

GDPR is live – What now? By the time that you read this, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have come into effect and now governs how all Scout Groups, Districts and Regions process personal data. Hopefully this will not come as a surprise to you...