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Edinburgh Gang Show 2019 – the 60th show!

Put the date in your diary now and involve your section as we celebrate our 60th annual Gang Show!

Tue 19 to Sat 23 November – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Tickets on sale now. capitaltheatres.com

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Bonaly SCOUT Centre Is Back

By popular demand, the name of Bonaly will revert to BONALY SCOUT CENTRE.

 

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You could play a vital role in South East Scotland Scouts – become our Treasurer! (and throw light on our finances)

Taking on the Treasurer role is a great way to network and to give something back. The experience can be hugely rewarding for the right person. Are you the right person?

 

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Progress, Pumpkins and Popcorn at Bonaly Scout Centre

Progress, Pumpkins and Popcorn at Bonaly Scout Centre

As the days get shorter we are a bit quieter here at Bonaly, but it was still great to see over 500 people use the centre in October. Work has now started to build the two new toilets in the Baronial Hall and when finished they will be open for everyone to use. Our...

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It’s November… It’s Gang Show time!

It’s November… It’s Gang Show time!

Join us at the King's Theatre as we celebrate the 60th Edinburgh Gang Show! Over 250 Cub Scouts and Brownies, Scouts and Guides, Explorer Scouts and Rangers, Scout Network supported by a backstage team of over 100 Leaders and adult volunteers will present this year’s...

read more
A Leader’s Guide to running the 4 Week Challenge

A Leader’s Guide to running the 4 Week Challenge

The purpose of the 4 Week Challenge is for parents or other adults to see and experience Scouting first hand. The four weeks should showcase how easy it can be to help, show adults it’s fun and gradually build a relationship between the leadership team and the new...

read more
162nd Braid Scouts have an amazing time in Kandersteg

162nd Braid Scouts have an amazing time in Kandersteg

On  28 July 2019, 17 Scouts and 8 Leaders from our troop based at Liberton Kirk, set off for a week’s camp at the International Scout Centre in Kandersteg Switzerland. Our flight was delayed and the weather was awful the night we arrived so we were very late in...

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Could you lead Scouting in Midlothian?

Could you lead Scouting in Midlothian?

We now need a brilliant volunteer manager to continue to take Scouting forward in Midlothian. Martin Browne has been Acting DC for one year, as he agreed with me. He is now moving on to become Assistant Regional Commissioner, Communications. He has worked hard to...

read more
Welcome to Richard Fairbairn, the new DC Midlothian (Acting)

Welcome to Richard Fairbairn, the new DC Midlothian (Acting)

I am very pleased to announce that Richard Fairbairn has agreed to be the new District Commissioner (Acting) for Midlothian. Martin Browne has worked very hard as the DC and is now moving on to become the Assistant Regional Commissioner, Communications. We will be...

read more
Jim Kelly Gone Home

Jim Kelly Gone Home

Last month saw the end of an era in Craigalmond District, with the passing on 3 September of Jim Kelly, former District Commissioner of Haymarket District (now Craigalmond) and Assistant Area Commissioner of Edinburgh Area (now SE Scotland Region). Jim’s Scouting...

read more
A Sparkling Showcase for Scouting!

A Sparkling Showcase for Scouting!

Our Annual Review and AGM 2019 On Tuesday 1 October, we saw fantastic presentations about Scouting activities in our Region over the last year. North Berwick Beavers told us about their great year of fun in the most entertaining way! The most memorable part of their...

read more
Round-up of Explorers activities in 2019

Round-up of Explorers activities in 2019

Explorers have been involved in all manner of activities with their Units and Districts, often well beyond the confines of their hall, with the assistance of their excellent and committed leaders.  At a Regional level, interest in international Scouting continues to...

read more
Maggie Allan – a leader with fantastic people skills!

Maggie Allan – a leader with fantastic people skills!

Maggie passed away on 9th September in the Margaret Kerr Palliative Care Unit in the Borders General Hospital but she is fondly remembered for being a reliable and supportive Assistant Leader and a talented Leader and administrator with fantastic people skills. Also...

read more
Longcraig Fireworks – come and join us!

Longcraig Fireworks – come and join us!

LONGCRAIG’S ANNIVERSARY – THE GRAND FINALE! In this our 50th Anniversary Year, we are bringing the year’s celebrations to a close with  Fireworks on the Pier. This is taking place on the evening of Saturday 26 October. This is the weekend that we traditionally select...

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Get Ready for Bonfire Night!

Get Ready for Bonfire Night!

Fireworks displays can be fun as well as a great fundraising activity for any Scout Group or District. It's really important to manage the use of fireworks safely at all times, from the moment they are purchased, to the disposal after use. If you are intending to run...

read more

Upcoming Events

Wed 13

Running Safe Activities (17)

Wed 13 November @ 19:00 - 21:30
Sun 17

First Response – Full Course (Craigalmond)

Sun 17 November @ 09:30 - 16:00
Sun 17

First Response – Full Course (Borders)

Sun 17 November @ 10:00 - 16:30

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Progress, Pumpkins and Popcorn at Bonaly Scout Centre

Progress, Pumpkins and Popcorn at Bonaly Scout Centre

As the days get shorter we are a bit quieter here at Bonaly, but it was still great to see over 500 people use the centre in October. Work has now started to build the two new toilets in the Baronial Hall and when finished they will be open for everyone to use. Our...

read more
It’s November… It’s Gang Show time!

It’s November… It’s Gang Show time!

Join us at the King's Theatre as we celebrate the 60th Edinburgh Gang Show! Over 250 Cub Scouts and Brownies, Scouts and Guides, Explorer Scouts and Rangers, Scout Network supported by a backstage team of over 100 Leaders and adult volunteers will present this year’s...

read more
A Leader’s Guide to running the 4 Week Challenge

A Leader’s Guide to running the 4 Week Challenge

The purpose of the 4 Week Challenge is for parents or other adults to see and experience Scouting first hand. The four weeks should showcase how easy it can be to help, show adults it’s fun and gradually build a relationship between the leadership team and the new...

read more
162nd Braid Scouts have an amazing time in Kandersteg

162nd Braid Scouts have an amazing time in Kandersteg

On  28 July 2019, 17 Scouts and 8 Leaders from our troop based at Liberton Kirk, set off for a week’s camp at the International Scout Centre in Kandersteg Switzerland. Our flight was delayed and the weather was awful the night we arrived so we were very late in...

read more
Could you lead Scouting in Midlothian?

Could you lead Scouting in Midlothian?

We now need a brilliant volunteer manager to continue to take Scouting forward in Midlothian. Martin Browne has been Acting DC for one year, as he agreed with me. He is now moving on to become Assistant Regional Commissioner, Communications. He has worked hard to...

read more
Welcome to Richard Fairbairn, the new DC Midlothian (Acting)

Welcome to Richard Fairbairn, the new DC Midlothian (Acting)

I am very pleased to announce that Richard Fairbairn has agreed to be the new District Commissioner (Acting) for Midlothian. Martin Browne has worked very hard as the DC and is now moving on to become the Assistant Regional Commissioner, Communications. We will be...

read more
Jim Kelly Gone Home

Jim Kelly Gone Home

Last month saw the end of an era in Craigalmond District, with the passing on 3 September of Jim Kelly, former District Commissioner of Haymarket District (now Craigalmond) and Assistant Area Commissioner of Edinburgh Area (now SE Scotland Region). Jim’s Scouting...

read more
A Sparkling Showcase for Scouting!

A Sparkling Showcase for Scouting!

Our Annual Review and AGM 2019 On Tuesday 1 October, we saw fantastic presentations about Scouting activities in our Region over the last year. North Berwick Beavers told us about their great year of fun in the most entertaining way! The most memorable part of their...

read more
Round-up of Explorers activities in 2019

Round-up of Explorers activities in 2019

Explorers have been involved in all manner of activities with their Units and Districts, often well beyond the confines of their hall, with the assistance of their excellent and committed leaders.  At a Regional level, interest in international Scouting continues to...

read more
Maggie Allan – a leader with fantastic people skills!

Maggie Allan – a leader with fantastic people skills!

Maggie passed away on 9th September in the Margaret Kerr Palliative Care Unit in the Borders General Hospital but she is fondly remembered for being a reliable and supportive Assistant Leader and a talented Leader and administrator with fantastic people skills. Also...

read more
Longcraig Fireworks – come and join us!

Longcraig Fireworks – come and join us!

LONGCRAIG’S ANNIVERSARY – THE GRAND FINALE! In this our 50th Anniversary Year, we are bringing the year’s celebrations to a close with  Fireworks on the Pier. This is taking place on the evening of Saturday 26 October. This is the weekend that we traditionally select...

read more
Get Ready for Bonfire Night!

Get Ready for Bonfire Night!

Fireworks displays can be fun as well as a great fundraising activity for any Scout Group or District. It's really important to manage the use of fireworks safely at all times, from the moment they are purchased, to the disposal after use. If you are intending to run...

read more

Upcoming Events

Wed 13

Running Safe Activities (17)

Wed 13 November @ 19:00 - 21:30
Sun 17

First Response – Full Course (Craigalmond)

Sun 17 November @ 09:30 - 16:00
Sun 17

First Response – Full Course (Borders)

Sun 17 November @ 10:00 - 16:30