14 Jun 2018

Check out South Ribble Network on Facebook. Loads on new stuff going on and a programme for the next few months.
Get involved now!

14 Jun 2018

South Ribble District is happy to announce the appointment of Jack Marsden to the role of District Youth Commissioner. Jack has been in Scouting from the age of 6, so has the knowledge of being in the younger sections. He is currently as Assistant Cub Leader at Longton, and was a junior Leader in cadets. He is keen to start his role and will be visiting groups soon to introduce himself.

4 Jan 2016

The new Adult Training Pages are now live…..
They are designed to help new leaders understand what training they need to complete and the ongoing refresher training for existing leaders.
Dates and booking forms are included in the pages.
An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual. – Robert Baden-Powell

4 Jan 2016

Do you want a permit to take your Beavers/Cubs/Scouts/Explorers to try a new activity?
South Ribble’s course for archery at Waddecar in February is now full.
However, if you still wish to go on a course please contact:
Names will be added to a list and you will be contacted on a first-come-first-served basis once another course date has been arranged.

5 Nov 2015

South Ribble Scouts are always looking for people to offer their time or skills – whether it is working with young people directly or working behind the scenes, there are lots of valuable jobs to be done.
If you can tie knots, bake cakes, write letters, or just have lots of enthusiasm and energy, we could do with your help.
Please contact us at

23 Oct 2015

Congratulations to Brindle St James and Leyland URC Scouts who jointly won this year’s hiking competition.
The hike was set over several miles of beautiful countryside around Rivington and ending up at Bibby’s Farm Campsite.
Thank you to all the Leaders for their help on the day.
Brindle St James Scouts have won this competition before and very gallantly offered for Leyland URC Scouts to hold the trophy for the first 6 months. It will be passed on to Brindle in March.                       …

30 Jun 2015

Daniel Richardson has been appointed as Assistant District Commissioner for Scouts with immediate effect. He is an active member of South Ribble Scout Network and has been an Assistant Scout Leader at 5th Penwortham Scouts.
I hope you will join with me in wishing him well in his new role.
District Commissioner

23 Jun 2015

I am pleased to tell you that Chris Worthington has been appointed as ADC Activities. He is keen to promote the activity permit scheme and to help anyone gain qualifications to enhance the programme for young people.
I look forward to an exciting activity programme through the sections and hope that you do too.
District Commissioner

19 Jun 2015

I am very pleased to announce that Mandy Clark, GSL at 1st Hoole, has agreed to take up the role of Deputy District Commissioner with immediate effect. Mandy is well-respected and very enthusiastic about her Scouting, and I am sure she will do an excellent job for the district.
Also joining the district team is Beth Sweeney, as District Media Manager. She will take over from Lee over the next few weeks and start to build up a team of people to cover as many events as possible.
Mandi Richardson will be …

15 May 2015

I am very pleased to announce that Sophie Miller has been appointed as District Scout Network Commissioner for South Ribble. Sophie has several years of experience in working with Network members and brings a lot of enthusiasm to the role. I hope you will join with me in wishing Sophie every success in this new venture.
District Commissioner