AGM of Eastleigh District Scout Council

Dear All

As tradition dictates, the District’s AGM is on the 2nd Monday in May as follows ……. BUT, the venue is more sociable than usual !

The AGM of Eastleigh District Scout Council is on Monday 12th May starting at 7.45 at the Fleming Park Bowling Club (SO50 9NL. On the service road behind the Holiday Inn, with parking on the road or Leisure Centre /old Civic Offices car parks)

Coffee and teas will be available, the bar will be open.

County Commissioner Adam Jollans will represent the County Scout Council.

The 13th Eastleigh Sea Scouts will give a short presentation of their 2012 odyssey across the lochs of Scotland


Please try your best to have two or three representatives attend.  If you have not already done so, please advise the DC and Chairman of the dates/times/locations of your AGMs.

till time to sign up – names / roles / contact details to me asap - chairman

See you all on the 12th if not before


Jim Vaughan

District Chairman


Eastleigh St Georges Day Parade 2014

The plans for this year’s St Georges Day Parade are now nearly complete, and it is time to let you know those plans.

The attached documents outline the details for the parade, and can be used to pass the information on to your own groups.

This information has been passed to your Group Scout Leaders who should be arranging to make sure that you have all the information you need ahead of the parade.


4th Eastleigh Group on the move…

At a meeting on the 4th March,  the 4th Eastleigh Scout Group unanimously agreed to relocate the 4th Eastleigh from its current premises to the new Annexe to be built at The Pavilion on the Park.

It will now be the Group’s aim to target the Nightingale and Velmore Estates as a catchment area with a view to growing the Scouting provision in an area that has previously been poorly supported. Continue reading


Swimming Gala 2014

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Annual Swimming Gala. The staff commented on the standard of swimming this year, so well done to you all. Thank you to the Explorers who did the judging.

The results were as follows

Cubs Main Trophy

1st place 8th Mon
2nd place 8th Tue
3rd place 12th

Cubs Relay Trophy

1st place 12th
2nd place (joint) 8th Tues & 13th

Scouts Main Trophy

1st place 12th
2nd place 7th
3rd place 13th

Scouts Relay Trophy

1st place 12th
2nd place 7th
3rd place 1st

I have been organising the Gala for over 20 years and it is now time for someone else to take the reins! Thank you to everyone who has helped out on Gala nights particularly last night as it was the best one to date!



Scout Community Week 2014

June 2, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Taking place from 2-8 June 2014, Scout Community Week not only gives us the opportunity to tackle real issues with the community and raise funds for local Scouting, but it’s a chance to promote and champion all the inspiring things we do during the other 51 weeks of the year.

do_1_thing_iconWe would like to hear from you if you have an idea for a project, want to get involved to help us in some way, or even want to be kept informed of the things we may get up to.

You can contact us through this form, or by emailing webmaster.

More information about Scout Community Week 2014 can be found at

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