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North East Scouts



Thanks for dropping by. This page covers some basic information about Scouting in the North East Region. In Scouting terms, the north east covers the eight Counties of Central Yorkshire, Cleveland, Durham, Humberside, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire. Please see their individual websites below for more information about the areas they cover.

News and Events

Please take a look at our regional calendar for dates of upcoming events, and check out our facebook page for the most up to date news and information.


Ian Chappell is the Regional Commissioner and lead volunteer for the North East of England, you can email him here or you can contact him via the Scout Information Centre on 0345 300 1818. Ian leads a team of eight County Commissioners who are the lead management volunteer for each of their Scout Counties.

Our Counties

County County Commissioner County Website
Northumberland Michael Wood Williams www.northumberlandscouts.org.uk
Durham David Stokes www.durhamscouts.org.uk
Cleveland David Clarke www.clevelandscouts.org.uk
North Yorkshire Mark Edwards
Central Yorkshire Ian Hill www.cycscouts.org.uk
South Yorkshire Andy Moore www.syscouts.org.uk
West Yorkshire Mark Stagemen www.wyscouts.org.uk
Humberside Gary McCune

Activities Support

The North East Activities team have their own website, including details of the regional glider agreement, which can be found at North East Activities.

Development and Growth Support

The North East and North West Regions are supported by staff from the Scout Associations Regional Services Team, who support the induction of District Commissioners and help to establish new Scout Groups and Sections across the North of England. If you would like support from the RST please click here. To speak to the Area Manager please email john.mcatominey@scouts.org.uk or call 07947239152.


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