Welcome to Newcastle-under-Lyme District Scout’s website. We are one of the 11 Districts in the County of Staffordshire. The District is in the north of the County next to the Potteries and it covers a geographical area of approximately 81 square miles (source Newcastle Borough Council).
There has been a constant Scouting presence in Newcastle since 1908 and the District now comprises of 17 Groups across the area, 8 Explorer Units, a Scouting Network and an Active Support Unit. You can see more details about these on the Groups page. Please take a look around and see what Scouts in Newcastle get up to. Please use the Contact Us page if you’d like to get in touch or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.
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In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. …
Our District Commissioner, Vera, was on BBC Radio Stoke this morning (Thursday 29/10/2020) talking about the challenges of Scouting during lockdown and the new challenges of fundraising this year. Listen below.
“I’m really pleased to be able to tell you that the following members of our District have been nominated and approved to receive awards. As you know we would normally keep this quiet, and announce …
Listen to our District Secretary Dot on Radio Stoke talking about receiving the British Empire Medal.
The Queen’s Birthday Honours were released today October 10th 2020. I am sure you would like to join me in congratulating, Mrs Dorothy (Dot) Bailey on being awarded The British Empire Medal for services to …