Designed by William Foster of 7th Bicester Scout Group
17th March 2020
I'm writing to share critical pieces of information relating to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. This email follows my previous communications with volunteer managers over the past few weeks. Late this afternoon, the Prime Minister has said that everyone in the UK should now avoid non-essential travel and contact with others. Suspension of face-to-face activities Given this guidance, all face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events must be suspended from tomorrow, Tuesday, 17 March 2020. This suspension applies to young people and adults, and will be until further notice. We must continue to respond to the developing situation in a calm, measured and appropriate way. We will continue to follow official guidance. The safety of everyone involved in Scouts, both young people and adults, is our number one priority. That is always at the heart of our decision making. Government advice The Government's Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage is frequently updated as...
14th March 2020
County Coronavirus Update Coronavirus update - 14 March Hello all, (Sent to all members) There have been a number of questions over the last few days around Coronavirus and what we should be doing within Scouting. Following Timís email and the update from the government yesterday, I wanted...
4th December 2019
4th December 2019
YL Training Dates Just to let you know that I have had all the confirmations for the North Oxfordshire venues: 11/01/20 Horley Module A etc 25/03/20 Adderbury Institute Module E 24/05/20 1st Bicester HQ Module F & D 15/07/20 Adderbury Institute Module H 24/10/20 1st...
30th September 2019
Sad news to pass on of Richard Jarvis ( Skip) 1st Bicester Scout Group, died on Friday 27th September he has been unwell for some time so was a relief to his family in the end. Funeral will be held on October 18th 3:00 pm at Banbury Crematoeram followed a gathering at the Littlebury Hotel...
29th September 2019
North Oxfordshire Scout District is hosting a day of workshops and sessions on Sunday 29th September, to which I would like to invite you to join us. (For GSLs, this replaces our usual September meetings.)
The day will allow opportunities for sharing recruitment strategies, ideas for your...
27th September 2019
Jamboree On The Internet (JOTI) Jamboree On The Internet (JOTI) will be taking place at Westminster Group Ltd, (Blacklocks Hill) Banbury Lane. OX17 2BS Saturday 19th October - 11am until late Sunday 20th October - 10am until 3pm All Welcome.
(If you are thinking of bringing a group let...
24th May 2019
I am pleased to announce that Stephen Marsden has been appointed as the first District Youth Commissioner for North Oxfordshire Scouts. In this new role, Stephen will champion youth-shaped Scouting from Beavers through to Network, and ensure that the opinions of our youth members help to inform...
23rd April 2019
Remember Saturday is the formal opening of the new 6th Chipping Norton hut. We really hope you and your families can make it. Scouting youngsters in smart uniform please; and guides and brownies encouraged to wear uniform too as we will be renewing promises and dedicating the union flag. There...
5th February 2019
District Camp - Cub 'Trad' Camp. Horley Scout Camp.
Dates on offer are:
17th to 19th May, 31st to 2nd June, 14th to 16th June
Provisonally, feedback from those in attendance a week or so ago were leaning toward the latter June date (to avoid clashes with Half term and other group events). We...