New District Appointments

We are delighted to announce two exciting new additions to the district team.

Sarah Mullaney is the new Deputy Youth Commissioner. Sarah has been Scouting in Lilford District since Joining Beavers  and has also been a Cub, Scout, Explorer and is now a Scout Network Member and Assistant Beaver Scout Leader at 18th Leigh.

Matthew Thorp is the new District Scout Network Commissioner. Matthew has also been Scouting in Lilford District since joining Beavers and has also been a Cub, Scout, Explorer Scout and is now a Scout Network Member and Assistant Explorer Scout Leader with Pegasus ESU.

Matthew and Sarah will be working closely together, particularly on the forthcoming relaunch of the District Scout Network, so watch this space!

I’m sure you will join me in congratulating Sarah and Matthew on their appointments, exciting times are ahead for the District. #YouthShapedScouting.

Shane Hopkins, Deputy DC.


Lilford District AGM 2016

To All Executive Members, GSL’s, Scouters in Charge, ADC’s and all Leaders.

You are invited to attend the District Annual General Meeting to be held on Monday 20th June 2016 at 8pm in the District Headquarters, Shuttle Street, Tyldesley
At the meeting there will be a presentation to launch the District Scout trip to Kanderstegg in 2017

After the business of the meeting there will be cheese and wine.

I would be grateful if you would please pass on this invitation to all leaders in your Group, Section or Unit and encourage them to attend to support Steve and the District.

RSVP to Mrs P A Copeland – email
or text to mobile 07703 573553
by 12th June please.

Cubs Visit Cadbury World

Yesterday, over 100 Cubs (plus Leaders) from Lilford District  visited Cadbury World in Birmingham as part of the Cubs Centenary celebrations.

A great time was had by all plus everyone got lots of free chocolate, so the day could not have got any better!

A big thanks to Siobhan Mullen and Keith Robb for organising a such a well run event.

St Georges Service

This years service for St George’s Day will be on Sunday the 17th April venue St George’s Church Tyldesley at 2pm please arrive early so we can get all the young people seated. Please note parents may be asked to wait outside due to a lack of space inside the church. Please also be aware that parking is limited to the side streets.

Lilford District Scout Council Meeting

The next meeting of Lilford District Scout Council will take place at District HQ at 8:00 pm on Wednesday 3rd February.

Commissioners, Executive Committee members,Scouters, Section Assistants, Scout Network Members, Explorer Scouts (and their parents) are all invited to attend.

Please tend you apologies to the Pamela Copeland if you cannot attend.



Lilford District Network Launch

Come and Join the Adventure

What: An evening for anyone between 16 and 25 as well as Explorer Leaders and GSL’s who are interested in the launch of a Lilford’s Network group.

The evening will be a short presentation of who can be in Network and what Networker’s can do followed by discussions

Where: District HQ Shuttle Street Tyldesley Manchester M29 8BS

When: Sunday 31st of January, 7pm start

Contact: Please confirm your attendance with Robert Rigge

Join The Adventure Lilford District Network


District Carol Service

This year’s Lilford District Christmas Carol Service will be held on Wednesday 9th December 2015 at St Stephens Church, Manchester Road, Astley  from 7:00pm till 8:00pm.
Limited parking is available on the School car park, additional parking is available round the corner near DamHouse, on Astley Hall Drive
There will be a collection taken during the Service the proceeds of which will go to Derian House Children’s Hospice.  Light refreshments will be served after the Service in School.
Please pass this invite on to ALL at your respective Groups and Sections and their relatives.  It would be really nice to see as many people there as possible.