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The latest updates from our sector, what we’re working on right now and what’s coming up, and a bit of advice from our experts all in one place.

Blog/ Featured/ 16.09.2019

How to talk to your young people about politics

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Politics is a fundamental part of our society, and it's quite literally everywhere we turn at the mo...

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Use your online shop to its full potential
Blog/ 12.09.2019

How to get the most out of your website’s online shop

A feature that's popular with websites small and large, having an eCommerce shop integrated into your website can be extremely useful for your Group, ...

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Advice

Why you should integrate Google Calendar into your website

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The ability to integrate a Google Calendar is an incredibly useful feature for websites that display their events, training and facility availability....

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Blog/ 09.09.2019

Why you need a new website this term

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If you've been putting off giving your Scout Group website a much-needed makeover, or even a new website at all, the beginning of the new academic yea...

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Try recruiting parents who have particular skills who'll enjoy helping out with activities that they're experienced and familiar with.
Blog/ 04.09.2019

How to recruit new volunteers this term

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Whenever you think of recruitment in terms of The Scouts or Girlguiding, it's almost always referring to young people joining. However, you can't hold...

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Celebrating religious events, awareness events and a range of holidays across the year to include everyone would be educational and beneficial.
Blog/ 02.09.2019

How to make your Scouting and Girlguiding meetings more accessible

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The Scouts and Girlguiding pride themselves on being a safe space for all young people. Both organisations aim to encourage equality, diversity and en...

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Advice

How to streamline your website for your users

Building a website can be a daunting process, especially when it comes to collating your content and figuring out what pages and features you need and...

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Blog/ 29.08.2019

Scout Websites 3.0

We're used to announcing the launches of other websites that we've been working on, from Scout Groups to Girlguiding Regions (and all those in between...

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Blog/ 27.08.2019

3 things to remember for your first meeting back after Summer

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The start of a new term can be hugely stressful, but it doesn't have to be! With a host of new faces joining and some returning, it's an exciting time...

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Blog/ 23.08.2019

Girlguiding Durham North goes live!

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We're pleased to announce that Girlguiding Durham North's new website is now live! The past few months have been an exciting time for Scout Websites ...

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Advice

Everything you need to know about WordPress

So, you’re thinking of getting a new website developed for your Scout or Girlguiding Group, District, County, Region or Campsite / Activity Centre? ...

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How to encourage your members to become young entrepreneurs
Blog/ 21.08.2019

How to encourage your members to become young entrepreneurs

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Today, August 21st 2019, is World Entrepreneurs' Day. Celebrated internationally, this day is used to 'create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovati...

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Advice

What is hosting, and what is a domain name?

Two of the most important things you'll need to decide on for your new Group, District, County, Region or Campsite website is the domain name and host...

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Blog/ 20.08.2019

Dorset Scouts’ upgraded website goes live!

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We're pleased to announce that Dorset County Scouts' new and improved website has now gone live! Dorset Scouts returned to us earlier in the year t...

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