County News

Following a period of nomination and selection, we are delighted to be writing to you, to notify you of a number of key appointments.

- County Youth Commissioner: Ben Hodge (Designate)*
- Deputy County Commissioner for Programme: Barbara Hughes
- Member Data and Engagement Support Manager: Matt Donnelly
 
We hope to be able to announce the appointment of a Digital Comms and Media Co-Ordinator over the coming weeks.
 
You'll also be aware that we have been building our Leadership Teams for both Unit 47 (wholly Merseyside) and Unit 49 (50% Merseyside) for the 24th World Scout Jamboree, taking place in 2019. In addition to this, we have also begun building our Patrol to Roverway in 2018. We are delighted to announce our Unit Leadership Teams and Patrol Leader to Roverway...Unit 47
 
- Unit Leader: Alex Carroll
- Unit 47 Deputy Unit Leader: Kate Barwise
- Unit 47 Assistant Unit Leaders: Nikki Parr and Ste James
- Unit 49 Unit Leader: Neil Mattocks
- Unit 49 Deputy Unit Leader: Frances Greaney
- Roverway 2018 Patrol Leader: Jess Fogg
  
Also, as we build our #Scouting4All team, we are delighted to have begun making appointments of Chairs of each of the Working Groups...

Chair of the Youth Shaped Working Group: Matt Swain
 
At our County Conference and AGM on 28th September, we will also be seeking approval from the County Scout Council for the nomination of a new County Secretary and Vice Chair; to be appointed alongside existing Officers...

County Secretary: Andrew Tate
- Vice Chair: Alan Seeley

Please join me in welcoming everyone to these roles and in thanking them for taking on this additional responsibility across our team.

It's been a busy summer and we have been delighted with the level of interest from existing and new members, in each of these roles. My sincere thanks to everyone who has engaged in the process. Together, we are building a larger and stronger leadership and support team that will firmly have as it's focus our 8000+ young people, 2000+ regular adult volunteer and 1000+ occasional helpers; across our 11 Districts and 143 Scout Groups. 

Our Digital Comms team will be profiling all of our new appointees over the coming weeks and months, so please keep an eye on your inboxes for more info.

Finally, if you're interested in getting more involved in leading and supporting; then please keep an eye out for more opportunities over the coming months.

Best wishes,

Peter Oliver
County Commissioner

* Ben will assume the full role of County Youth Commissioner upon his 18th birthday in January 2018 but will begin engaging and shaping plans with immediate effect.

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2017

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2016

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Top Awards for Merseyside ScoutsNov 2016
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2014

Stockbridge Scouts recognised for community impact.Jul 2014
Wingding 2014, another year of adventure!Jun 2014
Scouting Membership GROWS in MerseysideMay 2014
County Team AppointmentsFeb 2014

2011

Speke Project JobDec 2011
Tonight’s Gonna Be a Good Night!! Mar 2011
Vacancy for The Old School Lodge Resident WardenFeb 2011
Globetrotter 2011 PostponedFeb 2011

2010

450 Scouts Have Greatest Adventure Yet…Dec 2010
Scouts Speak Up at Lib Dem ConferenceSep 2010
2010 Great Escape Entry Forms Now AvailableJan 2010
West Wirral Gang Show Tickets On SaleJan 2010

2009

The Bethlehem Peace Light 2009Dec 2009
New District Names & New Roles AnnoucedDec 2009
Its Gang Show Time Again in St HelensOct 2009
District Review Process ResultsOct 2009
Namaste 2010Sep 2009
Merseyside 22nd World Scout Jamboree Unit Leaders AnnouncedSep 2009
Merseyside Scouts all a FlickrSep 2009
Tawd Vale ReviewSep 2009
Great Escape 2009 ResultsSep 2009

2008

The Bethlehem Peace LightDec 2008
Switzerland Explorer BeltDec 2008
County 5-A-Side CompetitionAug 2008
Easter 2008Mar 2008
West Wirral Gang Show Rocks the GladstoneMar 2008

2007

Landrover Experience SuccessNov 2007
2008 Queen's Scout Parade Selection EventsOct 2007
2008 County Diary now OnlineOct 2007
X-Fest Tickets Go Live!Jun 2007
County Centenary BallMay 2007
Landrover ExperienceMay 2007
Centenary St Georges Day AwardsApr 2007

2006

Explorer Belt ExpeditionSep 2006
MDU Visits Hoylake Lifeboat DayAug 2006
Could you Escape the Dragnet?Aug 2006
Delph Lodge is open and ready for business!Jul 2006
Two new appointments are announced to the County TeamJul 2006
Joint Emergency Exercise at Tawd ValeJul 2006
Malcold MacLeod, Gone HomeMay 2006
Cubs Climb EverestMar 2006

2005

Alan Seeley Appointed Merseyside Contingent LeaderDec 2005
Lee Allwood Appointed CSNCOct 2005
Regional Camping CompetitionSep 2005
Southport Scouts Represent GBJun 2005
Summer Expeditions 2005Apr 2005
Boxing Day TsunamiJan 2005

2004

A Show in a Day 2004Nov 2004
County Camping Competition 2004Jul 2004
D-Day For Sea ScoutsMay 2004