News Archive

District Training Update

October 6th, 2016

Hi,   Hope you’re all keeping well.   Details of latest District training courses...

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We are Scouts !

September 11th, 2016

We are the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation. We change lives by offering 6-...

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New Scout season

September 11th, 2016

The new season of Scouting is almost upon us. With a new UK Chief...

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Looking for a fresh challenge during 2016/17?

August 10th, 2016

Looking for a fresh challenge during 2016/17?   Lisburn and District Scouts are seeking...

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Notice of Lisburn and District Scouts AGM 2016

August 2nd, 2016

Notice is hereby given that this year’s District’s AGM will take place on Wednesday...

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Our thoughts are with the people of Nice.

July 15th, 2016

Our thoughts are with the people of Nice at this very sad time. 

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District AGM 2016

July 11th, 2016

Our 2016 District AGM will take place on Wednesday 24th August at Lisburn Racquets...

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District Young Leaders attain their Awards

July 4th, 2016

Very pleased s DC tonight to be able to hand out Young Leaders Scheme...

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Well done to those Groups who staffed the Half Marathon and Fun Run Water Stations

June 16th, 2016

Just a big thanks to Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders and Parents from Annahilt,...

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District Cubs join with County colleagues to celebrate the centenary of the founding of the Cub Section, at Shanes Castle Antrim

June 15th, 2016

During the weekend of the 12-14th June 2016, 36 Cub Packs from across Co...

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Youngest leader in Lisburn District presents her Mum with wood beads

June 15th, 2016

Very pleased to present Laura Murray, ASL Lisburn Cathedral with her Wood beads this...

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Liz gets her beads!

June 15th, 2016

Very happy to present Liz Beaton, ASL with Lisburn Cathedral with her Wood beads...

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Richard’s Cubs are glad he’s fully trained.

June 15th, 2016

Very pleased to be able to present Richard Musgrave , ACSL with 1st Derriaghy...

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Stella gets 5 years!

June 13th, 2016

The truism behind the statement that behind e very good man is a good...

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Nadia gets her Wood beads!

June 13th, 2016

Very privileged to present Nadia Shannon King , ABSL with Lisburn Cathedral with her...

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Margaret looks back on five wonderful years

May 25th, 2016

One of the things that I am most proud of during my time our...

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1st Ballymacash Cubs win County Finals

May 18th, 2016

Congratulations to 1st Ballymacash Cubs, pictured, who won the County Cub Football Competition at...

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Lambeg Scouts win County Flag Competition!

May 15th, 2016

Well down to 1st Lambeg Scouts who today won the County Scout Flag Competition...

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Ballymacash Cubs win District football

May 5th, 2016

Thanks to Cubs from Anahilt, Ballymacash, Derriaghy, Hilden, Hillsborough, Lisburn Cathedral and 6th Lisburn...

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District Scout and Explorer Camp – May Day weekend

May 3rd, 2016

Just some pics from the weekend camp. Scouts & Explorers from Hillsborough, Hillhall ,...

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Local Cub Scouts at the Omniplex for screening of the Jungle Book

April 29th, 2016

Thanks to over 250 Cubs and leader from Anahilt, Ballymacash, Derriaghy, Hilden, Hillhall, Hillsborough,...

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Hillsborough Cubs win Expandite Shield

April 22nd, 2016

Well done to 1st Hillsborough, 1st Derriaghy and 1st Ballymacash Cubs who finished 1st,...

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Audrey is our new DC

April 20th, 2016

Congratulations to Audrey Morrow, DESC and ASL with 1st Derriaghy, who has been appointed...

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District Scouters Leaders Meeting

April 18th, 2016

Our next District Leaders Meeting is set for the 20th April at Harmony hill...

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Farewell to our District Chaplain Canon George Irwin

April 13th, 2016

The District Executive said farewell to our District Chaplain Canon George Irwin last night...

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Audrey presents George with his Chief Scouts Commendation

April 13th, 2016

District Explorer Scout Commissioner recently presented George Griffin, ESL with Lisburn Cathedral Explorer Unit...

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Dawne receives her Wood beads in front of her family!

April 13th, 2016

Congratulations to Dawne Burns, ABSL with 1st Derriaghy , who received her Wood beads...

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The Jungle Book comes to Lisburn and District Cubs!

April 12th, 2016

There is a new version of the Jungle Book set for release this month...

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Well done to Catherine Morrow – she’s fully trained!

April 5th, 2016

Very proud to be able to present Wood beads to one of the District’s...

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No bar to Mavis!

March 12th, 2016

Congratulations to Mavis Kirk, BSL / ACSL with 1st Annahilt on being awarded the...

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Well done Andrew Stacey!

March 10th, 2016

Congratulations to Andrew Stacey (pictured below far right), Lisburn Cathedral Scout Group, who has...

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Chief Scout commends Johnny from Lisburn Cathedral

March 8th, 2016

Very pleased to be able to present Johnny Simpson, CSL with Lisburn Cathedral Scouts,...

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Cathedral Archers hit the target

March 6th, 2016

Congratulations to Lisburn Cathedral’s Scout Archery Team who won the Northern Ireland Scout Archery...

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Ballymacash Scouts win District Scout Football Competition!

March 5th, 2016

Congratulations to 1st Ballymacash Scouts who won last nights District Scout 5-a-aside Competition,  ...

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Doctor doctor, I feel like a Scout!

March 2nd, 2016

Well done to Scouts from Derriaghy, Lambeg and Lisburn Cathedral who took part in...

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Chief Scout commends Alan from Annahilt

February 22nd, 2016

As DC I was very privileged to be able to present Alan Jess, ACSL...

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Young Leaders from Lambeg raise monies for a Church defibrillator

February 21st, 2016

As DC, I spent the morning at Harmony Hill Presbyterian Church at 1st Lambeg...

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Founders Day with Northern Ireland’s retired Scouters

February 21st, 2016

As DC, I spent this this afternoon at St Marks, Ballymacash at the Arrowhead’s...

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First Response Training in March 2015

February 14th, 2016

Our next District First Response course is set for the 12th March 2016 at...

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1st Annahilt Cubs smarter than most!

February 14th, 2016

Congratulations to 1st Annahilt Cubs who finished as runners up in the recent County...

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Squirrel Leaders aren’t all nuts!

February 14th, 2016

Congratulations to Suzie Cruickshanks , ASqL with 1st Ballymacash Squirrels and our District’s Squirrel...

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Thanks to John Kennedy

January 31st, 2016

Big thanks to John Kennedy ASL with Lisburn Cathedral Scouts for all the help...

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Cathedral Archers hit the target

January 31st, 2016

Congratulations to Lisburn Cathedral Scouts archery team Molly McCormick, Sam Duncan and Helen McCormick...

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Jessica Kidd, MBE

January 31st, 2016

Congratulations to our District Chair, Jessica Kidd, who yesterday received her MBE from Prince...

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Bryan’s service is commended!

January 26th, 2016

Congratulations to Bryan McKinstry, SL with 1st Hillhall, on being awarded the Chief Scouts...

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Annahilt Cubs cleverer than the rest!

January 23rd, 2016

Teams from Annahilt, Ballymacash, Derriaghy, Hilden, Hillsborough, Lambeg. Lisburn Cathedral and 6th Lisburn took...

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20 is Trina’s magic number!

January 21st, 2016

Very happy to present Trina Somerville BSL/CSL 2nd Lisburn (Wallace High School) with her...

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Informative evening with the RNIB

January 21st, 2016

1st Derriaghy Squirrels, Beavers and Cubs with representatives of the RNIB. Very informative evening...

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What is the question for our Cub Scouts?

January 17th, 2016

Just a reminder that this year’s District Quiz will be held on Friday 22nd...

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First Aid is great!

January 17th, 2016

Our third District First Response Course took place yesterday 16th January at St Marks,...

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The Brian Patterson Award for Personal Development through Scouting

January 13th, 2016

The family of Brian Patterson very generously presented Lisburn and District Scouts with a...

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Scouts on target!

January 13th, 2016

The District Scout Archery competition was held on Monday 11th January at Lisburn Cathedral....

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Cubs start their Centenary celebrations with a wee dander around Hillsborough Forest Park

January 12th, 2016

Big thanks to all Cubs, Leaders, Young Leaders and Parents of Cubs from Annahilt,...

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Who’s pulling on my rope?

January 4th, 2016

District Beaver Tug of War Competition is set for Saturday 23rd January 2016 in...

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District Scout Archery Competition hits the mark

January 4th, 2016

District Scout Archery Competition. to be held at Lisburn Cathedral Parish Halls on Monday...

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Cub Scouts are 100 not out!

January 3rd, 2016

In 2016 we will commemorate one hundred years of the Cub Scout section with...

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First Response Course – Lisburn and District Scouts

January 3rd, 2016

Happy New Year to you all. Here’s to a magnificent 2016 for all of...

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Here’s to 2016!

December 31st, 2015

Just a quick note before all the mayhem and madness descends and we turn...

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Have a great Christmas!

December 21st, 2015

Thanks to all our adult volunteers for the hard work put in on behalf of our Movement...

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Lisburn Cathedral Scout Group start their Million Hands Project

December 13th, 2015

Reps of Lisburn Cathedral Scout Group and Lisburn Rotary Club at the opening of...

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Derriaghy Cubs kick off their Million Hands Project

December 13th, 2015

As part of the “Million Hands Project” 1st Derriaghy Cubs collected food for Lisburn’s...

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Fancy a dander with Lisburn Cubs

December 8th, 2015

To start off the Cub Centenary year, we’re having a District Cub Dander around...

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70 not out!

December 6th, 2015

Congratulations to Joss Toombs of 1st Annahilt who received his 70 year service award...

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Well done Lindsay and Maurice

December 1st, 2015

It was a great privilege to present Chief Scouts Commendations for Good Service to...

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Well done Katherine

November 30th, 2015

Congrats to Katherine Tolerton, BSL 1st Hillhall on receiving her Chief Scouts Commendation for...

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Gordon is commended!

November 24th, 2015

Congratulations to Gordon Burns , CSL 1st Derriaghy Scout Group, who has been awarded...

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Spot the Derriaghy three!

November 23rd, 2015

It was fantastic to be able to present Chief Scouts Commendations for Good Service...

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Lambeg Scouts come second in NI Quiz Final

November 22nd, 2015

Congratulations to to 1st Lambeg and Lisburn Cathedral Scout Troops who finished 2nd and...

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First Response is popular!

November 21st, 2015

Our second District First Response Course took place today at St Marks, Church ,...

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No bars to Paul’s merit

November 17th, 2015

Very honoured to be able to present Paul Clydesdale, GSL and CSL with 1st...

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Tracey merits her medal!

November 17th, 2015

Very privileged to be able to present Tracey Hilland, ACSL 1st Seymour Hill Cubs,...

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Davy’s merits his medal!

November 16th, 2015

Very proud to be able to present David (Davy) Anderson, our ADC Cubs and...

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Explorers head underground

November 16th, 2015

Over 30 Explorers and leaders from the Annahilt, Apollo and Cathedral Units went caving...

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Derriaghy Scouts climb to the top!

November 15th, 2015

Congratulations to Kyle Fell and Adam Duff from 1st Derriaghy Scouts who came first...

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Pamela is a fully trained Scout Leader!

November 14th, 2015

C ongratulations to Pamela Johnstone SL 1st Ballymacash Scouts on being awarded her Woodbeads....

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Well done Alison!

November 12th, 2015

Congrats to Alison Walsh, SL with 1st Maghaberry Scout Troop on the award of...

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Congratulations to Tracey

November 10th, 2015

Congratulations and well done to Tracey Hilland , ACSL 1st Seymour Hill who received...

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Our District remembers

November 8th, 2015

Big thanks to Scouts from 1st Ballymacash and 1st Derriaghy along with Explorers from...

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Good luck

November 7th, 2015

To all of our members sitting their AQE exam this morning. 

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Remembrance Day 2015 – 8th November 2015

November 3rd, 2015

The District have again been invited to take part in this year’s Remembrance Day...

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District Getting Started Course

November 3rd, 2015

After a couple of false starts, our first “Getting Started” Course is now set for...

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District First Response Course

November 3rd, 2015

Our next First response Course takes place on Saturday 21st November at St Marks Church Ballymacash...

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What’s an old bird like you doing here!

October 27th, 2015

All Granny Beaver needs is the cape, hat and broomstick! Happy Halloween everyone!

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George gets 10 years !

October 22nd, 2015

Congratulations to George Griffin, ESL with Lisburn Cathedral, on achieving his ten year service...

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Lisburn Beavers at Dublin Zoo

October 18th, 2015

Along with 300 other Beavers from across Northern Ireland , 1st Ballymacash Beavers took...

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Last weekend Scouts and Adult Volunteers from Lisburn

October 15th, 2015

Hiked and climbed around the Mournes and camped at three locations within Northern Ireland,...

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1st Lambeg Scouts through to NI Quiz Finals

October 13th, 2015

Well done to 1st Lambeg Scouts who finished 2nd in the County Antrim Scout...

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Lisburn Beavers out scavenging !

October 12th, 2015

Thanks to Beavers from 1st Annahilt, 1st Ballymacash, 1st Derriaghy, 2nd Lisburn and 6th...

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District Explorer and Scout Hike

October 12th, 2015

  Thanks to 1st Annahilt, 1st Derriaghy, 1st Hillhall and 1st Lambeg Scout Troops...

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Good luck in the County Scout Quiz

October 11th, 2015

  Good luck to 1st Derriaghy, Lisburn Cathedral and 1st Lambeg Scout Troops tomorrow...

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Another District First Response Course!

October 8th, 2015

The second of the District’s 2015/16 “First Response Courses” takes place on Saturday 14th November at...

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Getting Started as an Adult Volunteer?

October 8th, 2015

The first Adult “Getting Started” training course takes place on Wednesday 21st October at...

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First Young Leaders Training Course of 2015/16 takes place on 26th September 2015

September 28th, 2015

Lisburn and District Scouts first Young Leaders Training Course of 2015/16 took place on...

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Scout Section Quiz held at Harmony Hill

September 27th, 2015

A big thanks to all of the Troops who turned out last Friday for...

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DC presents awards at Lisburn Cathedral

September 22nd, 2015

Congratulations to Paul Duggan, GSL Lisburn Cathedral and Andrew Stacey, AGSL and SL with...

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Paul Clydesdale reaches 25 not out

September 21st, 2015

The DC had the pleasure of presenting Paul Clydesdale, GSL and CSL with 1st...

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Initial District First Response of 2015/16 is a raging success

September 21st, 2015

Well done to the 13 leaders who passed our initial District First Response on...

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First Leaders Meeting of the 2015/16 session takes place on the 30th September 2015

September 21st, 2015

Our first District Leaders Meeting will take place at Harmony Hill Presbyterian Church on...

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Presentation of Wood beads to members of the District Team

September 15th, 2015

Busy week as DC and its only Tuesday! Very proud to be able to...

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