Member Update – January 2021

Our County Team are busy planning a virtual camp for young people from Beavers through to Explorers on the weekend, 20th to 21st March 2021. We are looking forward to the hopeful return of face-to-face activities in the months ahead and…

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County Readiness Level Update – 30/12/2020

Dear Member Following the announcement this afternoon from the government, all areas of Greater Manchester will move into Tier 4 (Stay at Home) restrictions from 31st December 2020. Therefore all metros in Greater Manchester West will move to the RED readiness level effective…

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Member Update – December 2020

Readiness level: AMBER This means: Restricted size group sessions can take place outdoors and indoors. Maximum group size: Activities involving young people: 15 young people plus 5 adults. Scout Network programmed activities: face to face programme activities for members of Scouts who are…

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Member Update – November 2020

Effective Thursday 5th November 2020, all metros and districts in Greater Manchester West will move to the RED readiness level following the latest Government and National Youth Agency announcement. This readiness level means there can be no face-to-face activities with young people…

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County Readiness Level Update – 27/10/2020

Dear Member After a lengthy conversation with Headquarters and the National Youth Agency, I am pleased to inform you that the additional restrictions (outdoors only) put in place for Greater Manchester have now been removed. This means that if your…

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County Readiness Level Update – 29/09/2020

Dear Member, Following the announcement last week that Greater Manchester West will move to the AMBER readiness level for all metros, there has been some concern that the decision is not reflective of the UK Scouts website. The UK Scouts website will be updated in…

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County Readiness Level Update – 25/09/2020

Dear Member, I am writing to update you on the readiness level for our three metros following the changes to the government guidance and subsequent updates from The Scouts and the National Youth Agency. Following discussions with the government, the National Youth…

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County Readiness Level Update – 13/09/2020

Dear Member, I am writing to update you on the readiness level for our three metros following the changes to the government guidance and subsequent updates from The Scouts and the National Youth Agency. The National Youth Agency have advised that the…

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County Readiness Level Update – 05/09/2020

Dear Member, I am writing to update you on the readiness level for our three metros and the changes communicated by UK Scouts to the AMBER readiness level. Following the government’s decision to remove Wigan (local authority) from the Greater Manchester local restrictions, we made…

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County Readiness Level Update – 17/08/2020

Dear Member, We are continuing discussions with UK Scouts, National Youth Agency (NYA) and Public Health England (PHE) regarding the possibility of moving back to Amber readiness level in the next couple of weeks. You may have noticed that NYA website states that…

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