Wyred, your Wyre Scouts Newsletter – September 2021 Edition
In this edition:
A Message from our District Commissioner, Jon Minshull
Wyre Scouts AGM Reflection
All Member’s Meeting October 2021
RAF Lossiemouth comes to Wyre
Wyre Scouts Emails
Badge Secretary & Quartermaster
Dates for your Diary
A Message from our District Commissioner, Jon Minshull:
Welcome to the September edition of Wyred filled with updates from Wyre Scouts. On 19th October we will be holding our first face to face All Members Meeting for the first time since 2020 and I am looking forward to seeing many of you there. Thank you for all that you do to support the young people of Wyre, you’re offering amazing opportunities for our young people to gain skills and experiences through truly incredible activities every night of the week.
Wyre Scouts AGM Reflection:
A huge thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Wyre Scouts AGM, it was great to look back on the past year and celebrate the achievements of our young people and volunteers!
Also, after over 20 years as a trustee, David Simpson, our Treasurer has stepped down from his role. We would like to thank David for all the vital work he’s done over the years for Wyre Scouts!
If you haven’t already, you can read the 2020-2021 Annual Report, here.
Our trustees for 2021-2022 are:
Neil Ralph, Chair
Margaret Forrest, Secretary
Jon Minshull, District Commissioner (Ex-Officio)
Luke Thornton, District Youth Commissioner (Ex-Officio)
Andrew Truelove, District Explorer Scout Commissioner (Ex-Officio)
Gareth Bates, District Scout Network Commissioner (Ex-Officio)
All Member’s Meeting – 19th October:
We are beyond excited to be holding our first in person, all member’s meeting since early 2020!!!
We’ll be discussing all sorts from the future of Wyre in Scouting to how we can better support each of our groups. There’ll also be lots of chances for everyone to catch-up with eachother!
Tuesday, 19th October 2021
19:30 – 21:00
Great Eccleston Coop Church of England School, PR3 0ZN
Did you know that Wyre Scouts is part of the Wyre Community Lottery? It’s an amazing way to support the work that we do, for just £1 a week, you could be in with the chance to win £25000!!!
Wyre Scouts Emails:
If you have a Wyre Scouts email address, or a West Lancs Scouts one, please make sure you are actively using it. Due to our agreement with Microsoft, after an account is inactive for 90-days, we have to delete it.
If you need a Wyre Scouts email, please fill out this form.
Badge Secretary and Quartermaster: Badge Secretary – Carla Addison
We have recently appointed Carla Addison as our Badge Secretary for Wyre Scouts! Many of you will know Carla from her other various Scouting roles. You can order badges via our online shop, here.
Quartermaster – Daniel Smith
We have recently appointed Dan Smith as our Quartermaster for Wyre Scouts! Dan is a Scout Leader at 2nd Cleveleys and has a wide range of experience with Beavers, Cubs and Scouts! Dan will be working with our lead volunteers to better store and look after our equipment!
Dates for your Diary:
01/10 – 03/10 – County Explorer Camp
06/10 – GSLs Meeting
14/10 – The Scouts All Member’s Meeting
16/10 – Wyre Adult Awards Ceremony
19/10 – Wyre All Member’s Meeting
02/11 – WLS Overseas & Adventure Information Night