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The Power of International Experiences

3 Nov 2018

In my latest video blog I’m talking about the power of international experiences. I’m also doing experiments with urine and sharing some videos from this …

The Importance of Practical Skills Training

21 Oct 2018

This last weekend was a super example of the fun we can have as adults in Scouting – by way of the practical skills training …

Large Scale County Events – Confido 2018

19 Oct 2018

The start of October was of course all about Confido at the Beach and as you’ll see from my latest video blog, I had a …

Active and Enjoyable Support for Scouting

30 Sep 2018

I seemed to have had a lot of meetings and paperwork to deal with this week – it’s a large part of the County Commissioner …

A Busy Summer – What’s Next?

26 Sep 2018

As you’ll hear in my latest video blog from the climbing tower at Moor House, it’s been a really busy summer and I’ve had a …

Go Global!

29 Jul 2018

This is a really exciting week for a lot of young people in Durham Scouts – we probably have more young people involved in international …

A Great Week for Diversity and Inclusion

21 Jul 2018

As you’ll hear from this week’s video blog (apologies for the interruption at 1:31 in – it’s not one to watch while you’re eating), it’s …

Young Leader Good Service Award

15 Jul 2018

In my latest blog (recorded standing still, so I don’t fall over like last time) I’m talking about how we recognise our best Young Leader’s …

Another Great Cubboree

24 Jun 2018

It’s been a really busy few weeks with the county development conference at the start of the month (2nd June) and a County Commissioner’s meeting …

Traditional Scouting and Skills for Life

20 May 2018

It’s been an exciting week for scouting in the UK, with the launch of our new “Skills for Life” 2018 – 2023 strategy and our …