Transformation – an update

The transformation process is continuing: Executive Committees are transforming to Trustee Boards, ALL adults are being asked to check and update their own Compass record if needed, and Group Scout Leaders have a Group Readiness Checklist to work through. Links…

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Looking for a meeting place

Our District Headquarters, next to Clair Hall in Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 3DN is available to hire for children’s parties as well as seminars and meetings when we are not using it. The main hall room is around 130…

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Have you logged in and checked your Compass record?

As preparation for the forthcoming change from Compass as part of the Scout Transformation change, all members are asked to log into Compass to check that their personal details are correct, especially the email address which should be a unique…

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Hiking season has started

Practice hikes are now underway for the Overland hike.  See the District Diary page or contact Fred Thomas for details of the training hikes and other hikes in 2024

Squirrels are coming

8th Burgess Hill (St Edwards) plans for Squirrels are moving apace. They have contacted parents of Squirrel aged children on their waiting list (ages 4-6) and plan to start with 10 young people and slowly grow as they all settle…

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Have you signed up for the Transformation briefing?

As you are no doubt aware, the UK Scouts Volunteer Experience Transformation Project is underway with a goal of making volunteering with Scouts easier and more fun so that we can attract more volunteers and retain them for longer. In order to…

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Training courses are available to book

Training course dates are now published ( and can now be booked. courses take place at Lodge hill near Pulborough and are run over the weekend of 15/16th April

District Rifle Shooting competition

Teams from across the District took part in the annual District Rifle Shooting competition on Sunday at 1st Haywards Heath Scout Group. 1st – 1st Hurstpierpoint were the winners scoring 605 points with runners up 1st Hassocks on 495 points…

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Icelandic Expedition

43 Explorers and 6 Leaders from Mid Sussex Explorer Scout Units are on an action packed week in Iceland. Horse Riding, Geyser Watching and experiencing the Icelandic climate in February. To find out what else they have been up to…

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Jamboree members at the Scout of England Show

Members of the Mid Sussex Jamboree contingent to the 2023 World Jamboree took the opportunity for fundraising for their trip of a lifetime by running a stand at the South of England show with activities such as a tombola and…

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