LATEST NEWS :
This continues to be well supported. The ‘Cougar Catwalk’ generated £1000 on the night with other donations still coming in – thanks to Wendy Barlow and her team for all their work and to those who supported. By the time you read this, the “Not the Music Hall” production by Barford Drama Group will have happened
We still need more help in this area to find possible sources of finance and then to make the applications. We will need to get the funds in place in the first half of next year to enable us to build in the summer holidays.
Scout Hut Grounds
Our new lease increased the area of the Scout Hut grounds to compensate for the extra space that will be taken up by the new Youth and Community Centre. Thanks to Ed Butlin, aided by Bill Smith and Roger Burton, for a splendid job of clearing the land and putting up a new fence.
Rod Scott 624434
MORE INFORMATION :
The more "likes" we get, the stronger our position will be when applying for grants!
Rod Scott - Chairman
‘Hilary’s Quiz’ Answers
Man's Best Friend Quiz
Timmy, Bullseye, Laika, poodle, Dill, Pickles, Greyfriars Bobby, pointer, Muttley, Montmorency, Toto, mastiff, lassie, red setter, Nana, shih tzu, Lady, Pluto, Winston Churchill, beagle, Chalky, Dash, Saint Bernard, Grommit, Fang, dalmation, Mick the Miller, Shep, Susan, Hitler, dachshund, papillon, Cerberus, Newfoundland, Chow, bloodhound, doberman, spaniel, basset, Pekingese, retriever, lurcher, Dougal,Nipper, K9, corgi, Petra, dandie dinmont, basenji, Mexican hairless.
There were 4 correct entries and Carol Pare was the drawn winner. After paying out prize money, £97 has gone to funds and this included a generous donation of £5 from a regular quizzer.
Good luck next month!
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Rainbows / Guides :
Brownies are the only junior group for girls only
so we are looking for someone who might want to start
Rainbows (younger girls) or Guides (older girls). If
anyone would like more information please contact me or
Hilary Burvill (the Brownie Leader)
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BARFORD SCOUT GROUP :
Volunteer leaders at 1st Barford Scout Group are looking
for more adults to join them. You can choose the age group
of the children that you would enjoy most to help with -
Beavers are 6 to 8 years old, Cubs are aged 8 to 10 or
Scouts aged 10 to 13 no previous experience is necessary
as you will be working alongside the existing leadership
team. Each age group provides very exciting opportunities
for the children and presents its own challenges and
The role will only take one evening each week plus
occasional meetings to plan the term’s activity. An
ability to work with young people is required; all
sections include both boys and girls. Now is the time for
you to volunteer to become a helper, so get in touch with
the Group Scout Leader, Martin Russell on 07882 851768 or
Barford Scouts Supporters Group
This group runs the Scout hut on Wasperton Lane and
supports the uniformed Youth groups. We have spaces in the
‘100’ club that raises vital funds but also need
occasional help with maintaining the building and grounds.
If you would like to help, either by joining the 100 club
(£12 p.a.), or by doing some occasional gardening, please
contact the chairman – Rod Scott on 624434 .
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