New tile for the Promise Pathway at Gilwell

At our recent Lodge zoom meeting it was suggested that we contribute to a tile in the Promise Pathway at Gilwell engraved to recognise the accession of Michael Baden-Powell as the fourth Baron, Gilwell. 

The suggestion was unanimously agreed and KLA lodges were asked to contribute to funding this project and purchase a tile for the pathway. The suggestions is for a Square Granite Tile, priced at £500, funded by all KLA member Lodges each donating £20.

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COVID-19 Meeting Update

The Spring Festival to have been hosted by Woodsmoke Lodge No 9317, in Huddersfield in the province of Yorkshire West Riding has been cancelled in accordance with restrictions by UGLE and the Government recommendations.

The Autumn Festival is to be hosted by Scoutcraft Lodge No 9936 in Bristol on Saturday 16th October 2021 is still planned to go ahead and more news of this as Covid details ease (we hope).


ScoutsCymruScoutsCymru offers challenge and adventure to over 20,000 members in Wales. We aim to contribute to the development of young people and help them achieve their physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities. We believe that young people develop best when they are “learning by doing”, when they are given responsibility, work in teams, take acceptable risks and think for themselves.

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Walesby Forest

Dobbie with Tony Harvey, receiving the tile on behalf of Walesby Forest from Steve Hides accompanied by the PGM David Pratt.

Donations KLA have made

£100.00 to East Lancashire Masonic Charity - The Manchester Bombing Appeal.

£250.00 to Promise Path Appeal - Gilwell Park

Lodge of Unity, Peace and Concord 316 – Update on arrangements for Autumn Meeting.

Donation KLA have Received

£235.00 received from Pathfinder Lodge No:8236, Our express thanks to the Worshipful Master and Brethren for this gift.

£259.89 received from Sure & Stedfast Lodge No: 9326 ( Liverpool) closure 

£116.00 received from Griffin Lodge No:9737 (Rugby) Talk to Past Masters Lodge by KLA Chair

Reaching out from New Zealand


New Zealand Scout Youth Foundation's

WOW – we announce our first $1000 donation for the Scout Opportunity Fund. On February 22nd with Scouts NZ we launched the Scout Opportunity Fund as a source of support for children who simply cannot afford to join our Scouts adventure. We’ve received a number of donations but this first $1000 donation is top. It is from a Scout Associate who wrote “I was fortunate to attend the recent reception at Government House and was very impressed with Kate [Te Wano]’s speech.” A very generous contribution indeed.