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Teesdale Ski Trip to Andorra

9 Apr 2019

From Andy Carr
Teesdale Scout District Explorer Scout / Scot Network Commissioner

This year saw the first ski trip to Europe for Teesdale Explorer Scouts. A group …

Good Service Awards – Spring 2019

5 Mar 2019

We are delighted to announce the following good service awards (Silver Acorn, Bar to the Silver Acorn and the Silver Wolf) within the Scout County, …

New Appointments in Durham Scout County

10 May 2018

We are pleased to announce the following appointments in the county:

Kevin Wilson has been appointed as the new District Commissioner for Houghton-le-Spring District. Kevin has …

Record growth for Scouts in Durham

9 May 2018

Durham Scouts (covering Durham County and the Unitary Authorities of Darlington, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland) have recorded another year of growth, including a 5% …

Queen’s Scout Award Recipients

23 Apr 2018

Congratulations to Matthew Holmes and Sarah Stokes, Durham Scout County’s latest recipients of the Queen’s Scout Award.
The Queen’s Scout Award is the highest honour in …

St Georges Day Award Honours

10 Mar 2018

Congratulations go to Anne Gordon and Adam Wilson, on the award of the Silver Acorn in the recently published 2018 St Georges Day honours. 
The Silver …

Jamboree Camps and Communications

21 Jan 2018

I’ve had another busy weekend again – a District Development session in Derwentside and  other meetings on Saturday, and visiting two Jamboree Unit camps and …

Annual Report and Accounts Published

12 Sep 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of our Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017. This is ahead of the …

Northern Pride 2017

23 Jul 2017

This year, over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd July, Durham Scout County joined colleagues from Northumberland Scout County at Northern Pride in Newcastle.
Northumberland Scout …

St Georges Day Award Recipients

11 Mar 2017

I am delighted to acknowledge the work of this year’s recipients of St George’s Day Awards in the Scout County.
Bar to the Silver Acorn
The Bar …