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District Commissioner for Preston & District Scouts

As you will be aware, Andrew Hobson has taken the decision to stand down as District Commissioner at the District AGM. We have now formed a Search Group to help us find Preston’s next District Commissioner – and the search starts today! I have asked Andy Acklam to […]

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24th World Scout Jamboree 2019

Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime at the 24th World Scout Jamboree taking place in West Virginia, USA in 2019. Preston District are looking for 5 young people to send to the next World Scout Jamboree… This is a once in a lifetime experience to […]

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We’re looking for new volunteers!

We’re looking for new volunteers!

As a new Scouting year gathers pace, we’re looking for people to help us deliver Scouting in some important roles. The vacancies are listed below and each one has a link to the role description to tell you more about what’s involved. If you would like to discuss any […]

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1st Deepdale Scout Group opens

A brand new Scout group opens in Deepdale The new Scout Group in Deepdale, Preston, finally opened its doors in January. The new group is for boys and girls aged between 6-14 and is enabling youngsters to make new friends, try different activities and develop valuable life skills such […]

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Scouting comes to Deepdale

Preston Scouts are holding an information session on Sunday 20 November 2016, giving you the chance to learn all about the fun, challenge and adventure that Scouting offers – including plans for a new Scout group in Deepdale. The meeting will take place between 10.30am-11.30am at Moor Park […]

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Chariot Race

Last weekend Preston Scouts took part in an exciting few days of chariot racing which saw teams compete against each other at Bispham Hall Scout Estate in Billinge.  The race was open to teams of Scouts, Explorer Scouts, Scout network and even Scout leaders, with a total […]

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Water Water Everywhere!

Last weekend Preston Scouts took part in the annual district camp based around all things watery. They camped at Bibby’s Farm near Chorley and took part in a number of water activities based on Lower Rivington Reservoir on the Sunday morning. Jenna, a Scout on the weekend said “The […]

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Escape Underway!

Thirty three Explorer Scouts from Preston District are enjoying their summer camp in London, on Escape 2016.  Members from the K2, Skywalker, Mungo Park, Sea Dogs & Nomad units are enjoying an 8 day long action packed programme, exploring the city and taking part in activities in the […]

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County Rally 2016

Over 200 Scouts from Preston District joined the rest of West Lancs County for an action packed adventurous weekend on the annual county camp on a sun-drenched weekend at Waddecar. County Rally is organised by West Lancs Scouts as a fun filled, adventurous weekend where Scouts get […]

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St George’s Day Parade 2016

Preston’s 22 Scout groups, along with Explorer units, Scout network and active support gathered together today to parade from the covered market to the Guild Hall in celebration of Scouting. It was a splendid turnout by the district in chilly conditions. Prior to the parade, there were […]

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