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Rhydd – Paul

Potholes – Apologies for the potholes, we are awaiting a delivery of plannings which are arriving this week and then the service team will be repairing them.

Car Parking – The car park on Ebury Rise has been extended to the left as you enter Ebury Rise, enabling more cars to be parked in the bad weather.

Self Led Training –

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April – for the following activities - assault course, atb's, grass sledges, bikes, waterslide, turf boards, under 8's play area, pedal karts, frisbee golf, slack line, caving, pioneering and Beaver Caving Trailer.

Saturday - 9am-10.30am - FULL

11.30am - 1pm

2pm - 3.30pm

Sunday - 9am- 10.30am – Limited spaces

11.30am - 1pm

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April – for auto belay tower and bouldering wall

Saturday –

10am -12noon – Limited spaces

12.30pm – 2.30pm

Sunday –

10am-12noon – Full

To book onto either course please email Kathy on

Activities for week nights only and campfire bookings are to be booked by emailing Kathy on, please include your meeting times when emailing. Individual sites can not be booked for weeknights but are operated on a first come first served basis when you arrive on site.

Weekend activities are to be booked on OSM please as normal.

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Latest update contains the following information: -



  • There will be a March 2024 version of POR that becomes effective for us all on the 1st April 2024. This will require us to put into place a number of aspects of Transformation ahead of the new digital system becoming available later this year. Apparently good progress is now being made on the new Digital System – but we currently have no clear dates and Compass will remain operational until about a month before we transfer.


  • We cannot move fully to the new Welcome Conversations until we have the new Digital System. However, we should now be starting to transition by forming a new District Volunteering Development Team Leader. The new Welcome Conversation Volunteers (formerly the Appointments Committee) will be applying the new guidelines at link:  Typically, these welcome conversations should be held as part of the Scouting meeting that the new volunteer is attending so that they can also been seen in action. Note: under the existing POR the GSL / Group Lead Volunteer cannot be part of these welcome conversations; although we expect this to change at some point during transformation.
  • I will be meeting with Malcolm and his team to work out how we bring in the new best practice over the next couple of months


Before this date, and I know I’m repeating myself, make sure that


  • no one is sharing an email address
  • email addresses are current and correct
  • everyone has an email address on the system
  • Make sure all training that needs validating is done or it will be lost when the systems change.
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