Kate Reid has been working as the Regional Development Officer for the Youth United Foundation Project in Burnley since January 2013.

She is currently working in 6 areas of Burnley with community partners to open new sections and Scout Groups as follows:

  • Burnley Campus & Faith Centre (Barden Lane, Daneshouse & Stoneyholme)
  • Stoops & Hargherclough Youth & Community Centre (Venice Street off Cog Lane)
  • The Chai Centre (Hurtley Street, Daneshouse & Stoneyholme)
  • Brunshaw Action Group (Brunshaw Avenue)
  • Fraser Street Community Centre (Duke Bar)
  • Ridgewood School (Eastern Avenue, Briercliffe)

If you would like more information on any of these projects or would like to get involved and support the project, please contact Kate on or 07539 930894.

Kate spoke at the District AGM on the 23rd of May 2013 and presented further detail of the 10 projects she is working on. This presentation can be found by following the link:

For initial information on Kate’s project follow the link to the March/April edition of East Lancs Plus on the East Lancashire Scouts website:

For a current update on the project including the new Scouting provision opened as a result of this project, please follow the link to the February 2014 newsletter: