New District Chairperson

Preston & District Scouts are delighted to announce that we have appointed Ed Bettess as District Chairperson. A big thank you to Andy Acklam, who has stepped down after 8 years of service. You can find out more about Ed here or…

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New District SASU Manager

Preston & District Scouts are delighted to announce that we have appointed Alison Gibb as Scout Active Support Unit Manager (SASU). You can find out more about her here or from the posts on our social profiles.


Like our Scouting friends around the world, we’re deeply concerned by the heart-breaking situation unfolding in Ukraine. As Scouts we’re committed to peace, international friendship, and respect for all. Our Chief Scout, Bear Grylls has written to the National Organization of…

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New WSJ Application Deadline

We’ve decided to extend the application process until the 28th February @ 11:59 PM! This gives you an extra 18 days to get your application in to attend the 25th World Scout Jamboree in South Korea! Click the button below…

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48 New Members Invested

#Congratulations to everyone involved as 48 new Beavers & Cubs where invested today into the brand new 47th Preston (Olive School) Scout Group

Remembrance Day 2021

They Shall Not Grow Old, As We That Are Left Grow Old Age Shall Not Weary Them, Nor The Years Condemn,At The Going Down Of The Sun And In The Morning,We Will Remember Them

1st Cottam sponsor two support dogs

1st Cottam Cubs and Beavers have raised enough money through a sponsored silence, held in lockdown on zoom, to sponsor 2 support dogs!! One is Dave (pictured) who they were lucky to meet on a zoom meeting, the other is…

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HRH The Duke Of Edinburgh

We are saddened to hear of the death of HRH Prince Philip. He was a wonderful champion of what young people can achieve through the Duke of Edinburgh’s award scheme and leaves behind an incredible legacy. Our thoughts are with…

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Preston District Website

Welcome to our new Website. This is going to be the centre for everything for Preston District Scouts. There will be alot more infomation being added soon. I.E – How to get invoved? Adult Training, Events and much more.