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Member News

Compass and the New DBS Process

  • Compass

As no doubt you will be aware there has been a number of issues regarding the transfer of data from the old MMS database to the new Compass database but I am pleased to say that HQ are working relentlessly to bring this out to us in a format and functionality that will be of a real benefit to us all. The first tranche of users (the roll out is role based) are now actively using the database and HQ are planning to release then next lot of user invitations in the very near future so please wait to login/register until you receive an invite from HQ. In the meantime please feel free to familiarise yourself with the training system, for more information on that and who your local champion is please either contact or Jackie Daniels (County Compass Champion) your DC. Several processes will change with the new system and more of this will come when you are invited to register.

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New UK Youth Commissioner says hello

Hannah Kentish, The Scout Association’s first ever UK Youth Commissioner, says hello...

Hannah has been working closely with Wayne Bulpitt, Matt Hyde and Sir Alan Craft. The past month has been an absolute whirlwind of learning, meeting with Association Trustees, Wayne’s team and a whole host of staff members at HQ to prepare for the launch today.

To read more about Hannah and her new role visit scouts.org.uk

Fancy working for Go Outdoors?

GO Outdoors are opening a new store in Peterborough on Saville Road and are looking for a range of part-time staff (16+ applicants only) to start Oct 28th.

Interviews will be in the next seven days. So if you have an active interest in Outdoor pursuits and wish to apply contact Nicole via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 01618288726

County Growing .... are you on the Team?

We all know what a difference Scouting makes to the lives of young people and how it adds to their development and character building, but something that we don't always shout about is the impact that it has on adults lives, how it teaches or enhances new skills, gives a sense of fulfilment and community giveback, how much enjoyment it gives to see a young person develop and overcome their personal limits. With the imminent recruitment of our County Development Officer the time to grow the County has never been better!

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Peterborough Gang Show - Tickets now on sale

This years' Variety Show by the Cubs, Scouts and Leaders of Peterborough is running 3rd - 8th November at The Key Theatre, Peterborough.

For more infomation and to book tickets please visit vivacity-peterborough.com or call the Box office on 01733 207239.