Midlothian District Scouts has secured a blanket license for the District and all 8 Scout Groups within Midlothian to show Movies, TV Programmes on any entertainment video on DVD, Blu-ray, video cassette, downloads that are available for rental or purchase
The licence does not however cover performances where you charge entrance, or advertise the film showing publically.
The MPLC Umbrella Licence is the comprehensive yearly blanket licence provider for over 900 studios and producers which include covering major studios such as Walt Disney, Buena Vista, Dreamworks, Touchstone, Twentieth Century Fox, Hollywood Pictures, MGM, United Artists, Miramax, Paramount, Pixar and Universal Studios. MPLC also represent independent producers including Lionsgate, Momentum Pictures, HIT Entertainment, Ealing Studios, Metrodome, Eros International and Sony Pictures Classics as well as the major TV producers, including the BBC.
If you have symptoms, test positive for coronavirus or feel unwell you must stay at home.
You must wear a mask indoors (unless exempt)
There are Hand Sanitising stations around the hall
The Hall will be ventilated, please ensure you have a Jumper / Jacket
Being back together face-to-face is still new, and we will all be at different stages of feeling comfortable around other people. Please be respectful of other people’s space.
Tea / Coffee and biscuits will be provided.
The AGM is open to all Adult Midlothian members. including the Regional Commissioner and Chair. All Explorer Scouts; A representative of the Troop Leadership Forum, selected from amongst the membership of the Forum; All parents of Explorer Scouts. President, Vice Presidents and invited guests.
We are delighted that Scouts Scotlands the 38th Scottish International Patrol Jamborette will take place in Blair Atholl from Monday 18th July 2022 until Friday 29th July.
500 Scottish Explorer Scouts will camp alongside scouts from around the world, working as a dual patrol of 12, in one of six subcamps. There is an exciting programme of activities and the opportunity to form lasting international friendships.
Blair Atholl is open to Scouts and Explorers who are 14 – 17 on the first day of the camp. The Jamborette is hugely popular and unfortunately not everyone can attend so selection events will take place locally.
The camp itself costs £350 per participant for all the activities, catering, evening entertainment etc. Training Camps / Transport will be additional, and we will do our best to get grant money and fundraising opportunities to help with the cost.
Should you wish to Register Interest for your Midlothian Scout or Explorer in the Midlothian Patrol please can you complete the form below by Friday 1st October 2021
Pick a time You can choose any hour between 29 and 31 January. So whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, you can still take part.
Tell us what you see Count the birds you see in your garden or from your balcony*.Ignoreany birds that are stillin flight. To avoid double-counting,just record the highest number of each bird species you see at any one time – not a running total.
*This year our advice is to take part in the safety of your own home. This could include a birdwatch from your window if you overlook a green space or courtyard.
Submit your results Online: You can submit your results online at rspb.org.uk/birdwatch from 29 January until 19 February. By post: If you’d rather send your results by post, you can download a submission form below. Please post your results to us before 15 February.
Every count is important so, if you don’t see anything, please still submit your result. Finding out which birds don’t visit your area is as important as understanding thosewhichdo!
Callum Anderson has been appointed as District Scout Network Commissioner for Midlothian District.
In his new role Callum will be responsible for the re-establishment of the Scout Network section within Midlothian. He will plan a way forward and engage with potential members.
Scout Network connects 20,000 18-25 year olds across the UK, and gives them the opportunity to take part in a huge range of exciting projects and events centred on the themes of ‘Adventure’, ‘Community’ and ‘International’.
Richard Fairbairn Midlothian’s District Commissioner said
“I am delighted to appoint Callum as our District Scout Network Commissioner. It will be a significant task to re-establish the Scout Network within Midlothian, but there clearly is interest locally in doing this.
The intention is to work with other local Scout Networks to offer as broad a range of activities as possible, whilst at the same time encouraging local participation.”
Callum has a range of experience within Midlothian holding roles at his Scout Group, Explorer Leader, Group Executive, District Executive and Deputy District Commissioner.