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One of seven Districts in South East Scotland Region

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CRAIGALMOND DISTRICT

Badge of Craigalmond District

One of seven Districts in South East Scotland Region

Craigalmond District covers the geographical area of Clermiston, Cramond, Blackhall, Davidson’s Mains, Craigleith, Kirkliston, Comely Bank, South Queensferry, Corstorphine, Carrick Knowe, Craigsbank, East Craigs, Saughton.  It is responsible for the Scout Groups and Explorer Units in the District.

Leadership Team

  • The DC is Mark Hesketh.
  • Deputy DC Graeme Robertson has specific responsibility for Groups.
  • Deputy DC Martin Elliot is leading on Development.

We display News items from the Craigalmond District here on the Regional site, but for full information please visit the Craigalmond District website (opens in a new window).

Craigalmond District website

Craigalmond News

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...

Fraser gets QSA at Windsor

Chief Scout Bear Grylls recognises 300 young people as Scouting’s top achievers Fraser Dunmore of Craigalmond was one of 300 Queen’s Scouts being honoured by international adventurer Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, at Windsor Castle for gaining their Queen’s...

Danish Scouts visit

At the end of the very wintry month of March, a group of Danish Scouts came to Scotland to walk from Crianlarich to Fort William.  The nine Explorers (ages 13-15) and three leaders arrived carrying all their gear, carefully weighed to avoid...

Scout Group helps school

The Comely Bank Scout Group (122nd Craigalmond) volunteered twice in 2017 to help improve the school playground at Flora Stevenson Primary School, in collaboration with the school’s Parent Council. Over 50 of our Young People across all sections – Beavers,...

Tom Woof

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Tom Woof, Honorary Member of Craigalmond District Executive. Tom first joined the Group Executive of 30th Inverleith (Davidson’s Mains) Scout Group in the late 1960s when his sons were in the group. He...

WSJ journey begins

Almost 8 months ago the Jamboree journey began for the South East Scotland unit when our four Unit Leaders were selected from applicants across Scotland. Leading the unit is Alan Gibson who is an Assistant Explorer Scout Leader with South Morningside Explorer Scout...

82nd Craigalmond – a great year

82nd Craigalmond Scouts & Sea Scouts (Cramond) - review of 2017 The Santa Sleigh going around the streets of Craigmount and Drumbrae, exciting children and raising money for charity, was the last event in an action-packed year for the Troop. The year...

Beavers at City Chambers

Not many people get to spend the night in the place where most of the important decisions affecting Edinburgh are made but one lucky Beaver Colony in South East Region was able to do just that when a group of Beavers from the 102nd Craigalmond Colony held...

Commendation for Meritorious Conduct

Fireworks night at the 82nd Craigalmond started with a very special presentation to Graham Cullen. Mike and Duncan report on this unique occasion for the Cramond Scout Group. Our fireworks night on Friday 3 November was very special as it included the...