We’re on to green!

This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Across the country the message for COVID-19 is changing from one of restricting life to stop the spread, to one of learning to live with COVID-19. Today, we have received information…

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COVID – Updated 19th July

So today is the so-called ‘Freedom Day’, as most restrictions are removed by the UK Government for England, with the undertone of ‘treading carefully’. Gladly, the National Youth Agency and The Scouts are indeed treading carefully by remaining at Yellow…

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COVID Updated

We have further information from The Scouts UK regarding residential activities from 21st June. Residential activities: Nights away activities may take place with a maximum of 30 young people plus leaders and carers, limited to a maximum of 6 people…

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COVID – On to Yellow!

Today, we enter new ground! For the first time since this whole pandemic started, we’ve actually reached the point where we move to Yellow! It appears that our sections don’t have to complete a new risk assessment to move from…

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COVID – It’s Yellow from Monday

But it's not what you think...

Following on from the Government’s announcement on Monday, the National Youth Agency and The Scouts UK have published their next steps for Scouting in England. From Monday 17th May, Scouting in England will move to a Yellow Readiness Level. But…

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COVID – Hold your horses

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement, today with regards to relaxation of lockdown and social distancing rules from next week, whilst we welcome the news for our private and professional lives, and look forward to these relaxations, we do…

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COVID Readiness – Amber.

As per update last week, The Scouts (HQ), have now moved the readiness level to ‘Amber’ with Outdoor AND Indoor activities permitted. Whilst there are no numerical limits on how many people can be in a group indoors, the activities…

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COVID – The roadmap continues…

Following The Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday, stating that England will be moving to Step 2 of the Roadmap out of lockdown on 12th April, the National Youth Agency released its advice yesterday. This advice has been taken on by…

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COVID Readiness – Amber

We’re so pleased that we’ve now been able to move back to Amber Readiness level from today. This means that we have permission to resume face to face Scouting, in an OUTDOOR setting only. Your section leadership will provide further…

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COVID Readiness – We’re moving to Amber!

Following on from numerous webinars and discussions with the National Youth Agency, The Scouts UK (HQ) have confirmed that we are able to return to Amber Outdoors Readiness level from 29th March. As previously mentioned, all sections have approved Risk…

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