DC Bits n Bobs

Posted on 21st April 2020 by Greg Piskosz

It is surprising to reflect that it is just over 5 weeks since we ceased Face to Face Scouting.   In this very short time the world has turned upside down.   All of us are having to cope with a new normality – social distancing, not seeing family and friends, being away from work or at…

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A Message From the District Commissioner

Posted on 29th March 2020 by Greg Piskosz

Firstly I trust that you and your families are all well……   Apologies if anyone has been expecting a communication from me before now. I thought a rest from communications might be helpful.    It is barely a week and a half since the suspension of face to face scouting.   In that time I have had…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Posted on 13th March 2020 by Greg Piskosz

This page provides the latest guidance and advice on how Durham Scouts are responding to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated on a regular basis. Last updated: 13th March 2020   UK Scouting continues to base it’s guidance and advice on government health advice, which can be found at www.gov.uk/coronavirus Current evidence is…

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Top tips for being a better Young Leader

Posted on 12th June 2019 by Tony Brewis

    It’s hard work being a Young Leader, but it is fun and very rewarding. To help you, our Explorer Young Leaders, to get the most out of your volunteering and to encourage you to be the most helpful you can be, we have produced a set of top tips. Young Leader Top Tips poster…

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Durham 2020 – district contingent

Posted on 22nd May 2019 by Tony Brewis

We have arranged a district contingent for Scouts and Explorers who wish to attend the Durham 2020 International Camp, and flyers have been attached for leaders to use with their groups: Durham2020 leaders information Durham2020 flyer Durham2020 flyer for OSM users Details for Cubs and Beavers will be published during Summer 2019.

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District Minibus

Posted on 30th July 2018 by Tony Brewis

The district now operates a 17 seater Ford Transit minibus which is available for any Scout groups to use. We operate on a not-for-profit basis and the costs are shared among the users. If groups can not supply their own driver, we may be able to help with identifying a suitable Scouting volunteer. Click here for…

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Posted on 4th April 2016 by Greg Piskosz

Hi, and welcome to the website of Chester le Street District Scouts.   On the site you will find info on what’s going on in the District, information about the various groups and sections that we have involved in Scouting in Chester le Street, and how to join us as either a young person or an…

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