It has not stopped Scouting. We are still holding adult training, which are being completed using the 365 system.
Each District have planned to keep leaders in touch with each other. The leaders are planning programmes for their Units for when we can restart our meetings.
Many Sections, Groups and District have been active. A few of them are in the Tamesider this month.
If you have held any activities, please let me know and I can get you in the Tamesider.
Please also check your record on Compass, if you are a member of scouting, to ensure you have your ‘scout’ e-mail recorded, as this is where HQ, County, Districts and Groups will be sending any Scout communications.
I have some very sad news that our ADCIT and GSL of 339th Gill Cummins sadly died this weekend following a short illness due to coronavirus. All our prayers must go to her and her family at this sad time. She will be sadly missed by us all in NT and GME for her work in supporting young people and Leaders in Scouting. She has now Gone Home. Alan Chairman NT.
Danielle Ives of 250th Manchester (St. Mary’s) Cub pack was presented with her wood beads following successful completion of the adult training programme. Andrew Morton, District Commissioner, was on hand to present them in front of Cubs and leaders on Thursday 27th February 2020. Akela Danielle was lost for words but quite rightly proud of herself. Andy said it was pleasure to award Danielle her wood beads after all her hard work.
Julieanne Kay our ADCWS has spent an evening trying to get our oldies Gill ADCC, Ken LTM and our very oldie oldie Alan DAFT, trained in this wonderful new world of new technology so we can put news and posts on our great NT web site. It may be a bit iffi to start with but hopefully it will get better as the oldies get dragged into this new world of communications. Apparently after all the training Julieanne says we haved passed the training ok, problem is by tomorrow the oldies may have forgot it all, but we live in hope. If you have any ideas of what you would like to see please contact us here
In this year of Olympics and Euro2020 we will be having an
international theme for the cooking competition. The challenge will be to
create a two-course meal consisting of a main and a dessert from a country of
As always points will be given for a creative menu, complex
skill levels, hygiene, value for money, presentation and teamwork.
Each pack can enter one team of up to 5 members. There is a
spending limit of £10 per team. Seasonings and ingredients that need only a
pinch or a teaspoon will not be counted in this total. Please see the separate
sheet for average costs for many common ingredients.
The meals should be cooked on camp cookers using gas. You
will need to provide all of your own equipment. Please see one of the district
leaders if you need to borrow any cookers and we will try to help out.
Date: Sunday 29th March 2020
Venue – 2/1st Hurst HQ
Times: 10am to set up
10:30am competition starts
12:30 competition ends
Judges will announce the winning team when the hall is clean and tidy.
Check us out in Tameside Reporter when we visited Adventure One at Greenside Mill in Droylsden. The venue offers a wide range of activities from shooting skills and archery to climbing which really enjoyed!