We’re looking for Blackburn’s next District Commissioner

As many are already aware Howard & Janet Alderson Perkins have decided the time is right to handover their responsibilities as District Commissioner and Deputy District Commissioner respectively. I’m sure you will join with me in thanking Howard & Janet for their dedication and commitment to the development of Scouting across Blackburn over the last three years. Janet & Howard’s legacy will be to move on from...

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District Community Badge Competition
Dec01

District Community Badge Competition

At our District Executive meeting on 28th November we have agreed to have a new badge which will be available for all sections to gain and wear on their uniform following successful completion of the badge requirements. The initiative is called One Community One Blackburn We are running a competition to design the badge which will run until 31st January 2018. The badge must include the words ‘One Community One Blackburn’...

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Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leaders) Vacancy
Nov21

Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leaders) Vacancy

  Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leaders) Vacancy Outline: The Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leader) is the Section Leader for our Young Leader Unit. The Unit has around 50 young people, both boys and girls aged 14-18 years of age working in Scout Groups across the town.   This role is responsible for developing and ensuring quality training and supervision of Young Leaders within the town. This includes ensuring that this provision is...

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Remembrance Sunday 2017

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AHF Scouts Celebration of Faiths
Nov06

AHF Scouts Celebration of Faiths

Hi Everyone As part of National Interfaith Week on the 12-19th November 2017, Abu Hanifah Foundation along with The Interfaith Forum, Blackburn Diocese and LCM will be hosting a “Celebration of Faiths” event which we kindly invite you to participate in. Date : Saturday 18th November Venue : Pleckgate School Time: 10-11 (open to public till 3pm) The event will involve participants from each of the major faiths. Each...

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Young Leader Training
Oct27

Young Leader Training

Young Leader Module A Training We are holding a training session on Saturday 11th November between 2pm – 4pm on the Young Leader Module A (Prepare for take off) at The Olive School Blackburn. If you have not already completed this module and would like to attend please e-mail parker_stuart@hotmail.com to book a place. More details on the YL scheme are here https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/search/?cat=9,98,372  ...

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