East Scarsdale Scouts
The District

The District

East Scarsdale District is one of 15 Scouting Districts in Derbyshire. The district is located on the border of the County and is north of the Derby area.

East Scarsdale District takes in the surrounding villages of Bolsover, Barlborough, Clowne, Inkersall, Killamarsh, Shirebrook and Whitwell.

At present Scouting in East Scarsdale District consists of:

  • 7 Scout Groups, each comprising their own Beaver, Cub, and Scout sections
  • 1 Explorer Scout Units

Meet Our Commissioners

Joshua Botham
District Commissioner

The role of District Commissioner is to manage and support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association.

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Deputy District Commissioner

The role of Deputy District Commissioner is to support the Scout District and District Commissioner, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association.

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Assistant District Commissioner (Youth Section)

The role of Assistant District Commissioner is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Squirrel, Beaver and Cub Sections. 

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Matthew Lane
Assistant District Commissioner (Senior Section)

The role of District Explorer Scout Commissioner is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Scout, Explorer and Network Section along with the Young Leader Scheme. 

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Meet Our District Team

Steven Barnes
Local Training Manager

Act as line manager for Training Advisers. Plan and ensure the delivery of the learning provision in their area of responsibility so that all adults in Scouting completing a personal learning plan have access to suitable learning opportunities using a variety of methods.

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Toni Foulds
Nights Away Adviser

Nights Away Advisers support adults through the process of gaining a Nights Away Permit so that they can take young people on residential experiences. They also provide advice on camping and residential experiences in general to other adults in Scouting.

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Active Support Manager

Scout Active Support is a way for adults to volunteer some time to Scouting in a flexible way that suits them. Scout Active Support is a resource for managers of local Scouting including Group Scout Leaders, District Commissioners and County Commissioner, to use in which ever way is required.

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Matt Duckworth
D of E Adviser

A Duke of Edinburgh Award Adviser supports The Scouts, a Licensed Organisation, to deliver the award locally.

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Chris Dolby
Appointments Committee Chair

An Appointments Advisory Committee is mandatory for each District and primarily exists to assist with the process of appointing adults in Scouting.

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Appointments Secretary

An Appointments Advisory Committee is mandatory for each District and primarily exists to assist with the process of appointing adults in Scouting.

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Meet Our District Section Advisers

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Squirrels Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Squirrel Section. 

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Beavers Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Beavers Section. 

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Cubs Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Cub Section. 

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Scouts Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Scout Section. 

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Beth Hodgkiss
Explorers Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Explorers Section. 

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Network Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Network Section. 

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Matt Lane
Young Leader Adviser

The role of Section Adviser is to support the Scout District, ensuring it runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. With Focus on the Young Leaders Scheme. 

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Meet Our Executive Committee

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District Chair

The Chair will lead the Executive Committee, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities within the Group, District or County/Area/Region. The Chair will work closely with the Group Scout Leader/ relevant Commissioner to achieve the purpose of The Scout Association through the development of local Scouting, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

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Vacant
District Secretary

Act as Secretary to the Group Scout Council. Act as Secretary to the Group Executive Committee. Work closely with and support the Group Chair. Maintain records and lists of members and associate members as required for the effective administration of the Scout Group.

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Treasurer

The District Treasurer is a key role responsible for the finances of the District. To assist the District Chair in the effective administration of the District in accordance with Policy Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association

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District President

A Scouting President is a honorary role and such does not have any obligations.

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Derek Brigham
District Exec Member

Executive Committee members contribute to the running of the Group, District or County/Area/Region, by providing administrative support, strategic direction, compliance with relevant legislation and completion of the duties set out in The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules.