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Leave No Trace Training

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There is a Leave No Trace Awareness Course Part 1& 2 being held in March 6th & March 13th.


Venue: Derriaghy Scout Den

Time: 7.00 to 10.00 pm

Date: 6th March Part 1

Date: 13th March Part 2


This is open to all leaders from all sections. 

Replies by Friday 2nd March from anyone interested

Grow Wild

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Grow Wild has just opened their 2018 registration for free wildflower seed kits. Your group can apply and receive a free informational pack and Northern Ireland specific wildflower seeds.  This is a great opportunity for your group to convert an urban or unloved space within their area with colourful wildflowers.  Grow Wild is working across the UK to change lives and transform spaces with UK native wildflowers. It is the biggest initiative of its kind and you can be a part of it!


Meet the Candidates for National Council

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As part of the National Council election process, each Scout Province will be hosting a 'Meet the Candidates' gathering so the delegates to the National Council can get the face to face information from the candidates seeking election to the various positions on the National Management Committee.

The Northern Province meeting is on Sunday 25th March 10.30-1pm in Cookstown Scout Den.

EqualiTeas - Share. Debate.Celebrate

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18th June - 2nd July 2018

What does it mean to you to have the same democratic rights as everyone else? Join together with people from all over the country to celebrate 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over 21 the equal right to vote.


Invite your community to share, debate, and celebrate what equality means to you.

Hold an event or activity

Get together over a cup of tea and a slice of cake. Your event can be big or small, private or public, inside or out. Your EqualiTea should bring your community together to explore what equality means to people.

Free EqualiTeas pack

Register your EqualiTeas event at and receive a free event pack.
It will include:

  • tablecloth board game and debate cards

  • party banner

  • cookie cutter and recipe card

  • badges

  • selfie placard


Once registered, your host pack will be sent to you in May. 

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