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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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Building Brighter Tomorrows – A Scouting Manifesto

Building Brighter Tomorrows – A Scouting Manifesto

Following the recent release by UK Scouts of our Building Brighter Futures Manifesto, I wanted to use my update this month to share more about it, why it is important and how we can all get involved to  Purpose of the Manifesto The Scouts’ Manifesto is a clear...

read more
Learning Updates April 2024

Learning Updates April 2024

Mary Dick, ARC (Adult Training)After 6 years in the role as Assistant Regional Commissioner (Adult Training) Mary Dick has decided to step down from the role whilst continuing to support Scouting at the 31st Pentland and delivering Regional TrainingMary made a great...

read more
Resources to Support Improving the Volunteer Experience

Resources to Support Improving the Volunteer Experience

Thanks to all of our adult volunteers who took part in one of 3 Regional Webinars aimed at updating District and Group Lead Volunteers, District/Group Trustee Board Chairs and Group Transformation Champions on the changes that we can focus our energy on progressing...

read more
Spring has Sprung at Longcraig

Spring has Sprung at Longcraig

Spring has Sprung!Despite the unseasonably wet, sometimes windy, and frequently chilly past few weeks, the clocks did change over Easter weekend, and the Spring Equinox (when day and night are the same length) took place on March 20th, so it is now officially Spring,...

read more
How to get On Stage at the Edinburgh Gang Show 2024

How to get On Stage at the Edinburgh Gang Show 2024

EDINBURGH GANG SHOW 2024FESTIVAL THEATRETuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November (Note the earlier date this year)Edinburgh Gang Show is a large-scale variety show performed by over 250 young people from South East Scotland Scouts and Girlguiding Edinburgh. The...

read more
Introducing…

Introducing…

The last few weeks have seen a number of exciting appointments to the Regional Team. I am delighted to announce that following a thorough search process, George Brightman has been appointed as Youth Lead for South East Scotland Scouts. In this key role, George will...

read more

Keeping Us All Safe

You will all no doubt have read about the Great Orme Inquest and the tragedy that led to it in the media and seen the Scouts response to it.We will rightly be looking at anything more that can be done to keep our members safe from harm, but these events and the...

read more
Bonaly Update March 2024

Bonaly Update March 2024

Are you are taking on the Scouts “Outdoor in 24”? Did you know that 19 of the 24 challenges can be done here at Bonaly Scout Centre? Build a den – woods at Bonaly are ideal for den building and the area uphill from the Roman bath is a great area to use.Sit round a...

read more

Longcraig Update March 2024

It’s still Winter at Longcraig and a winter of Storms! We’re now on to the tenth named storm of this winter – quite a lot to put up with! Thankfully, we successfully got all our boats off the water before the storms set in, and even better, we’ve got everything...

read more
How to get On Stage at the Edinburgh Gang Show 2024

Get Involved in Edinburgh Gang Show 2024!

! Dates: Tuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November (Note the earlier date this year)Location: Festival Theatre Please put the dates in your diaries now for Autumn programme planning.Main Gang AuditionsWANTED!! - Enthusiastic young people from South East Scotland...

read more

Calum Harvie, Local Growth Officer (East)

Hello! I’m Calum Harvie, the new Local Growth Officer with Scouts Scotland. My role is to provide our Regions and Districts in the east of Scotland with practical support to achieve their growth aspirations. My specific focus is on opening new Sections for...

read more
Celebrating Inclusion in South East Scotland Scouts

Celebrating Inclusion in South East Scotland Scouts

The start of the year has seen a number of important inclusion focussed events including: 1st February was Time to Talk Day, the nation’s biggest mental health conversation encouraging friends, families, communities, and workplaces to come together to talk, listen and...

read more

Support for Transformation

Many of you will have picked up on the news last month that the new digital system to support our adult volunteers will now not be ready until later the summer. As an early adopting Region, we were due to switch over from Compass in February 2024. Thanks are due to...

read more

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Building Brighter Tomorrows – A Scouting Manifesto

Building Brighter Tomorrows – A Scouting Manifesto

Following the recent release by UK Scouts of our Building Brighter Futures Manifesto, I wanted to use my update this month to share more about it, why it is important and how we can all get involved to  Purpose of the Manifesto The Scouts’ Manifesto is a clear...

read more
Learning Updates April 2024

Learning Updates April 2024

Mary Dick, ARC (Adult Training)After 6 years in the role as Assistant Regional Commissioner (Adult Training) Mary Dick has decided to step down from the role whilst continuing to support Scouting at the 31st Pentland and delivering Regional TrainingMary made a great...

read more
Resources to Support Improving the Volunteer Experience

Resources to Support Improving the Volunteer Experience

Thanks to all of our adult volunteers who took part in one of 3 Regional Webinars aimed at updating District and Group Lead Volunteers, District/Group Trustee Board Chairs and Group Transformation Champions on the changes that we can focus our energy on progressing...

read more
Spring has Sprung at Longcraig

Spring has Sprung at Longcraig

Spring has Sprung!Despite the unseasonably wet, sometimes windy, and frequently chilly past few weeks, the clocks did change over Easter weekend, and the Spring Equinox (when day and night are the same length) took place on March 20th, so it is now officially Spring,...

read more
How to get On Stage at the Edinburgh Gang Show 2024

How to get On Stage at the Edinburgh Gang Show 2024

EDINBURGH GANG SHOW 2024FESTIVAL THEATRETuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November (Note the earlier date this year)Edinburgh Gang Show is a large-scale variety show performed by over 250 young people from South East Scotland Scouts and Girlguiding Edinburgh. The...

read more
Introducing…

Introducing…

The last few weeks have seen a number of exciting appointments to the Regional Team. I am delighted to announce that following a thorough search process, George Brightman has been appointed as Youth Lead for South East Scotland Scouts. In this key role, George will...

read more

Keeping Us All Safe

You will all no doubt have read about the Great Orme Inquest and the tragedy that led to it in the media and seen the Scouts response to it.We will rightly be looking at anything more that can be done to keep our members safe from harm, but these events and the...

read more
Bonaly Update March 2024

Bonaly Update March 2024

Are you are taking on the Scouts “Outdoor in 24”? Did you know that 19 of the 24 challenges can be done here at Bonaly Scout Centre? Build a den – woods at Bonaly are ideal for den building and the area uphill from the Roman bath is a great area to use.Sit round a...

read more

Longcraig Update March 2024

It’s still Winter at Longcraig and a winter of Storms! We’re now on to the tenth named storm of this winter – quite a lot to put up with! Thankfully, we successfully got all our boats off the water before the storms set in, and even better, we’ve got everything...

read more
How to get On Stage at the Edinburgh Gang Show 2024

Get Involved in Edinburgh Gang Show 2024!

! Dates: Tuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November (Note the earlier date this year)Location: Festival Theatre Please put the dates in your diaries now for Autumn programme planning.Main Gang AuditionsWANTED!! - Enthusiastic young people from South East Scotland...

read more

Calum Harvie, Local Growth Officer (East)

Hello! I’m Calum Harvie, the new Local Growth Officer with Scouts Scotland. My role is to provide our Regions and Districts in the east of Scotland with practical support to achieve their growth aspirations. My specific focus is on opening new Sections for...

read more
Celebrating Inclusion in South East Scotland Scouts

Celebrating Inclusion in South East Scotland Scouts

The start of the year has seen a number of important inclusion focussed events including: 1st February was Time to Talk Day, the nation’s biggest mental health conversation encouraging friends, families, communities, and workplaces to come together to talk, listen and...

read more

Support for Transformation

Many of you will have picked up on the news last month that the new digital system to support our adult volunteers will now not be ready until later the summer. As an early adopting Region, we were due to switch over from Compass in February 2024. Thanks are due to...

read more