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Stratford on Avon District Scouts

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District AGM 2023

The Annual General Meeting of the Stratford on Avon District Scouts will be held in Stratford upon Avon Town Hall on Wednesday 19 July  2023.

The papers for the meeting can be downloaded below.

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Back To Scouting

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Readiness level: YELLOW 

This means: Section meetings can take place outdoors and indoors. Residential activities may take place.  

District Vacancy: Treasurer

Role of District Treasurer

Summary

The District Treasurer will ensure that expenditure is controlled and reported on, in a timely manner. He is a member of the District Executive Committee, which meets 4 time per year. The Treasurer will prepare a statement of accounts annually which will be scrutinised and forwarded to the County Scouts and Charity Commissioners.

He will report to the District Chair and work with the treasurer of each Group to collect their annual accounts.

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Get In is back!

20-22 May 2022

We're thrilled to announce that Get In is coming back, and will be held on Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd May 2022. We will be returning to the familiar grounds of Ragley Hall (Alcester, B49 5NJ) which is where Get In 2015 was held!

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Back Together Safely

Readiness level: AMBER

This means: Section meetings can take place outdoors only. No residential activities.

Maximum group size:

  • Activities involving young people: no limit on group size but remain as only one section meeting independently of others.
  • Scout Network programmed activities (non social): no limit on group size but remain as only one section meeting independently of others.
  • Adult activities (non-social) with no young people present: check local government guidance
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A new District Commissioner for Stratford Upon Avon

Dear Stratford Upon Avon District Leaders and supporters,

As you know the District has been without a District Commissioner since Mike Hayward stepped down a couple of years ago and I have been covering in an acting capacity.  Thank you for bearing with me during this time. 

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New UK Chief Commissioner Announced

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Carl Hankinson, our new UK Chief Commissioner, and Jennie Price, our new Chair of the Board of Trustees.

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Updates from Scout Association January 2021

District Vacancy: Communications Manager

Brief description of role of Communications Manager

To head a small team to develop District communications and help tell Scouting stories externally to the public and internally to Scouting, particularly in Stratford upon Avon District.

The role will include using all aspects of communications in particularly Social Media, Web Site, Mailchimp, Press and developing contacts with local Media.

Your communication planning will use information from Groups, District and County Scouts. By planning you can ensure that the right photos, text, audio or video are used across a number of channels, to members of the public.

Scout Week Launch night audience

Stratford Scout Week

From 22nd – 30th March Stratford District was saturated with promotion for “Volunteers to Help Scouts”. The aim is to recruit 20 new Leaders and 20 Adult supporters the local papers carried Double Page spreads, there was a Launch at the Crowne Plaza with over 50 distinguished guests.

Nadhim Zahawi shaking hands with Tony Guy wearing a Stratford District necker

MP joins Stratford Scouts celebrating Scout Week

MP joins Stratford Scouts. Nadhim Zahawi is seen proudly wearing his Stratford District Neckerchief. He has promised to wear it in the House of Commons when the adjournment debate on Scouting is held in the near future.

David Linden MP

MP Praises Scout Volunteers

David Linden MP was very pleased to be able to bring about a moment of consensus in the House of Commons in recognition of the incredible work of his local scouts and other scouting groups.

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Stratford District Executive Contacts

District Chair: Tony Guy Chair@stratfordscouts.org.uk

 District Commissioner:  dc@stratfordscouts.org.uk

 

For membership enquiries, please see the contacts on the Groups pages.