Articles Archive for January 2020

Articles Archive for January 2020

Happy New Year

1 Jan 2020

As one decade ends and another begins, may 2020 bring many opportunities for Scouting volunteers to offer #skillsforlife to young people all over the world.

Gallery on the Green

1 Jan 2020

In order to display the Settle Drill Hall project plans and to ask the neighbours’ views on how they might use the hall in future, Paul Cochrane, Settle Scouts latest recruit who is helping with their grant applications, is exhibiting them in the Gallery on the Green, in Upper Settle, from 11th – 18th January on behalf of the Group.

Do visit the display and answer the questionnaire which will help provide the Settle Group with evidence for their funding bids. The old telephone box will be manned from 2.00-4.00pm on …

Festive Fun

1 Jan 2020

In December there was lots of excitement across all the sections when they celebrated Christmas. Settle Beavers had a snowball fight, Settle Explorers enjoyed traditional party games and Ingleton Explorers took to the ice on Lancaster’s Winter Wonderland Skating Rink!

It was also good to hear that the Co-op garage in Ingleton donated £25 worth of coffee, tea, juice and biscuits to Ingleton Scouts, and the Ingleton village store also gave £25 worth of party food to share with St Mary’s Church. Thank you to the Co-op!

Ingleton Group Supports the Community

1 Jan 2020

In December Ingleton Scouts took on the massive task of catering for the NSPCC Christmas event, Skate into Christmas. As well as a skating ring in the Market Square, the arrival of Santa, a parade of lanterns made by local children, including Beavers, and festive music provided by the village band, there was much on offer to create a festive atmosphere.

Battling the elements, including hail showers, Gill Allan’s efficient
Scout team provided refreshment throughout the chilly ten-hour day, raising £51
for Scout funds. This year the menu included hot pie and …

Settle Table Top Sale

1 Jan 2020

Settle Scouts had a highly successful Table Top Sale last month when they made a total of £598, with an additional kind donation of £100 the Group received at the time of the sale!

There were numerous stalls, including knitwear, artwork, bric-a-brac, woodwork, cakes, Christmas decorations, craft items, and even one with a 3-D printer making woggles with the Scout logo! The pop-up café, run by a party of local ladies who often support the Group with catering, proved popular, too. Perhaps the best part was seeing several young people …