Welcome to the Media Centre

Welcome to the Media Centre for Merseyside County Scouts.

For media enquiries contact:

Liam Cunningham, liam.cunningham@merseysidescouts.com, 07753 458 857

You can also get in touch with the team via our online contact form.

Scouting on Merseyside is a vibrant, exciting and fast growing movement with over 8500 members giving them the chance to get involved in outdoor adventures, exciting activities, have fun and make new friends.

For emergencies and urgent media enquiries contact the National office, please call: 07977 539630.

Liam Cunningham,
Media Development Manager

Tell Us Your Story!

Click here to download the Media Story form if you have an event/activity or Scouting-related story and would like it publicised. I'll turn it into a press release for the local media on your behalf.


Press Release Archive

All following press releases are made available here for use by the general press to advertise the activities and events Merseyside Scouts take part in.

We ask that you notify us if you use these press releases so that we can keep track of articles published in the press.

Date Title



Sexual Health Resources Empower Young People to Make Informed Choices

2011-03-28 Success at First Ever Beaver Fun Day for Altside District
2011-02-28 Southport Scouts Scoop Trophy in County-Wide Orienteering and Evasion Challenge
2011-02-28 St Helens Scouts Scoop District Trophy in County-Wide Orienteering and Evasion Challenge


2010-12-10 450 Scouts Have Greatest Adventure Yet and Receive Bear Grylls Honour
2010-09-21 Crosby Explorer Scout Meets Pope
2010-09-19 Scouts Speak Up at Liberal Democrat Party Autumn Conference in Liverpool
2010-07-24 Scouts Set off to Switzerland for Summer Alpine Adventure
2010-07-23 Formby Scouts Host Germany for Summer Adventure in 32-year Long International Friendship
2010-07-01 St Helens Scouts Get Packed for Trip of a Lifetime to Sweden
2010-05-22 Scouts begin long hike for Sweden 
2010-04-25 Sefton Scouts Celebrate Action-Packed Fun Day
2010-04-23 HRH The Prince of Wales and Chief Scout Bear Grylls honours Scouts’ top achievers
2010-04-18 Record Growth Spurt for Merseyside Scout Numbers
2010-03-27 Scouts challenged for a Great Escape
2010-03-24 Adult volunteers selected for an adventure of a lifetime with The Scout Association


2009-04-30 Scouting Numbers Grow
2009-01-24 Theatre Group Show warms up
2009-01-13 Scouts take on Winter Adventure


2008-10-27 Queens Scout Award
2008-10-11 Feast Of Lanterns - Light up!
2008-06-14 The Giant Sleepover
2008-04-21 Merseyside Scout Groups Experience Largest Growth for 22 Years
2008-02-07 Young People in Liverpool Prisoners in their own homes


2007-10-22 Scouts Go Off Road
2007-10-18 Local Scouts Light Up the Campsite
2007-07-15 Local Scouts set off for adventure of a lifetime
2007-06 Scout Comes to the Rescue
2007-06-22 Sponsored 100 Mile Walk
2007-06-15 Shouting for Scouting on Merseyside
2007-06-08 Centenary Celebrations
2007-04-22 HM The Queen to recognise local Scouts St George’s Day Ceremony
2007-04-20 Scouts make an Escape


Leader Support Zone

Leaders can download the following to support them with Scout media:

Press Diary

September 2018

7th - 9th


Mersey Moot

Tawd Vale 6.00pm - 4.00pm



Jamboree Unit 47 Camp 2


28th - 30th


Beavan Challenge 2018

Open to the Scout and Explorer Sections across Merseyside, the Beavan Challenge includes rifle Range, Hiking, Canoeing and other activities over the course of the weekend. Further information can be found at http://www.beavanchallenge.com

Tawd Vale 7.00pm - 2.30pm

October 2018

12th - 14th


Feast of Lanterns

Tawd Vale 7.00pm - 10.00am

November 2018



Remembrance Service

Tawd Vale 2.00pm - 4.00pm

February 2019

1st - 3rd


PL & APL Camp

Bispham Hall 7.00pm - 4.00pm

Image Database ...

The Scout Association has a large selection of High Quality Images available for use when promoting Scouting in the media. You can Access this by visiting:

High Quality Images Please Click Here

If you are looking for a specific photograph, you require images of local Scouting on Merseyside, or you would like to arrange for a photographer to visit your event please click here to contact us.