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The Troop meets on Friday nights from 7pm to 9pm.

Please see the Scout Program page for details of our upcoming meetings.

The Leadership Team                                                       

Mike Ellis (Skip) – Scout Leader tel. 07730565286

Jackie Wilson (Auntie Jackie) – Assistant Scout Leader

Ivan Easdon (Ivan)- Assistant Scout Leader

Matt Gibb-Shacklock  (Fran)- Assistant Scout Leader

Mike Winterbottom (Mike) – Assistant Scout Leader

Caroline Horton (Caroline)- Assistant Scout Leader

Bob Wilson (Dib Dob) – ACC (Scouts) GMW


Messages from Mike

  • Can you please check you don’t have emails from myself in your Spam or Junk boxes due to me emailing via OSM. I don’t want you to miss anything!

  • Please remember to check you are paying the correct Subs. Subs are £12.00 each month paid by Standing Order. Please check that you are paying the correct amount. If you don’t have a standing order set up then please download the form from our Forms Library below and return it to your bank – just send me an e-mail to let me know on:
  • Shirt (with all awarded badges sewn in the correct location, please see below)
  • Suitable “navy blue” activity trousers or shorts (please note that tracksuit bottoms, jeans and leggings are not deemed suitable)
  • 5th Urmston Necker and Scout Woggle

    Unless stated otherwise within the meeting and event section, all scouts are expected to be wearing the following items of uniform at each meetings:

    •                                                                          Uniform 2016 Scouts2


  • Please note, that a scout attends a weekly meeting without an item of uniform a “yellow card” will be issued to the scout.

  • Scout uniform can be purchased from the Scout Shop on Newton Road, Urmston. It is open every Saturday from 10am to 12.30pm. All profits from the shop directly benefitour District and so it is important we use it whenever possible rather than on-line.

  • Please remember to ensure the scouts always bring a coat, small torch and a spare pair of shoes/boots to wear outside to prevent too much mud coming inside.

  • Training on Troop Nights will be run on a split basis  alternating between Group A and Group B. Regular attendance is essential. When not a Training Night the group will take part in fun scouting games.

  • Group A – Swifts, Kestrels, Eagles, Falcons, Hawks.

  • Group B – Merlins, Woodpeckers, Ravens, Owls, Kingfishers.

  • If a Scout misses meetings for 4 weeks in a row without contacting me, I will assume they have left and their place will be offered to our waiting list.
  •  If you need to contact me or if you are not receiving my regular e-mails then e-mail me and I’ll add you to the circulation list. Our e-mail is:

    As part of the behaviour contact, scout leaders will adopt a “yellow and red card” disciplinary system. Any red card issued will result in the scout not being allowed to attend the next weekly meeting. A red card can be issued in 3 different ways:

    • Serious incident leading to a straight red card
    • 2 yellow cards being issued in a single night

Collating 3 yellow cards over a 5 week period

            Forthcoming Event

  • Recent Letters
  • D of E Enrolment Form – Cost of Bronze and Silver D of E is £21. Gold is £28.Cheques MUST be made payable to “Greater Manchester West County Scout Council” It is important that this exact wording is used on the cheque.
  • What Have We Been Up

  • Our Camps ! Summer camp Rydal and the weekend camp down at 5th.

  • Competitions Entered!

  • Row Flag camping Competition Winners!

  • Football Competition Winners!

  • Cardboard Canoe race, we didnt win but got the award for the best sinking!!

  • Not Coniston 2019!

5      7  8  This is the “Field of Poppies” created from all the plastic bottles that have been brought down as our Act of Remembrance.


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Last Updated on Sunday, 12 January 2020 15:25

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