Wrexham Scouts start visit to Ireland

Last year we were lucky enough to have a visit from the 5th Roscommon Scouts from Ireland who stayed around our District campsite. Two of our Groups – 6th Wrexham and 41st Wrexham made such good friends that this week…

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There’s a new Yellow Card?

We’ve made some changes to the Yellow Card. From 1 January 2024, the new requirement is for everyone to report any concern directly to the UK HQ Safeguarding Team.   This makes sure that we’re aware of concerns as soon…

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You need to book Cox Wood for evening visits

Did you know that our District campsite Cox Wood can be used for evening visits for all Sections. Please do book via the website though at http://www.coxwood.org.uk One suggestion which was brought up at the All Volunteers Meetings was that if multiple…

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Every activity needs a risk assessment

Did you know that every activity you do needs to have a risk assessment which is recorded, up to date and shared. Recorded: this means you need to be able to prove that you had one for the activity, for…

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Gone Home: Sandra Jones

We’re very sad to announce that Sandra Jones, our friend and former Appointments Secretary to the District, passed away peacefully this morning. Sandra was the friendly face many of us met when we went along to get our DBS checked…

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Cubs Takeover Odeon

140 Cubs from across Wrexham took over the Odeon cinema with a sleepover and lots of films! During the event Lead Volunteer David Morris presented Team member Sue Mort with a certificate to say thanks for over 30 years of…

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A Scout is to be Trusteed!

The District Annual General Meeting is fast approaching (date to be advised) at which we appoint our District Trustee Board. The Trustee Board is a team of volunteers who work together, as charity Trustees, to make sure Scouts is run…

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Communications Review

We’ve completed a regular review of how we communicate – something it’s important to do now and again as needs and options are constantly changing. It’s important to recognise that not everyone will be happy using the same communications methods,…

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Defibrillator training for young people

#Defibruary is an annual campaign, run by St John Ambulance through the month of Februarythat aims to help people become more “defib aware” by encouraging them Learn, Locate and Donate.