1971-1990

1971 – Jubilee year (1911 – 1971). A Pack 29 B Pack 32 C pack 17 Scouts 32 Leaders 5.  Cub Leader Alan Smith passed away and is greatly missed.  Scrap Drive raised £872.18 for cottage roof (may refer to the Den next to the Scout Room?)  C pack win map reader competition.  Jubilee dinner in the Parish Hall.  Group Service in the church followed by pea and pie supper and birthday cake in the Parish Hall.  Leaders and parents spend many hours levelling the grass area behind the Scout Room.

1972 – A pack 23 B pack 24 C pack 28 Scouts 43 Leaders 8 Instructors 1. Vernon Haw and John Whiteway join the Group.  A PAck win District Athletes Competition. C Pack win Map Reading and First Aid.  Family Ramble was from Bakewell to Lathkill Dale.

1973  – A pack 20 B pack 20 C Pack 24, Scouts 40 Leader 7 Instructors 2.  Thursday Scouts started by Vernon Haw.  B pack win swimming gala, C pack win the football competition.   Six new Icelandic tents purchased.  Swimming club moves to Hurlfield.  Cub Camp held at Castleton.

Please help with names !

Back Row  John Whiteway, Catherine Haw, Dorothy Haw, , , Toni Whiteway, , , Vernon Haw, Jim Buckley

Other Cubs, John Turner, Matthew Williams, Antony Wright

1974 – A Pack 19, B Pack 22, C Pack 18 Thursday Scouts 28, Friday Scouts 36. Leaders 7.  Family Ramble is from Hope to Castleton.  Scouts win Swimming Gala and under 13 1/2 cross country.  Disco Supper held.

1975 – A Pack 24 B Pack 39 C pack 40(?) Thursday Scouts 22 Friday Scouts 28 Leaders 8. Ken Watson takes over as A pack Akela.  A Pack win Swimming Gala and throw Ken in the pool.

1976 – Garage collected from Darnall and erected at the back of the Scout Room.  Church ban ball games on the back.  Cub day held at Hesley Wood. Fundraising dance held in the Parish Hall. Scouts begin making canoes

1977- HM Queen’s Silver Jubilee.  Scouts attend Hilsborough park event manning a stall demonstrating how to make canoes and see the Queen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A tree is planted in the church yard by the yougest cub, Duncan Syme attended by Rev John Collie, Jim Buckley and the whole group. Thursday Scouts camp in Wales.  Jubilee Gang Show held at the Parish Hall, produced by Betty Watson. The photo shows the ” All Saints Sweeties” choreographed by Sally Morely.

back row Philip Morely, Ken Watson, Brian Turner, Quilley, Pete Selby

front row – Alan Smith, Dave Dickenson, Vernon Haw, Jim Buckley

1978 – Reg Lilley joins the Group as a Cub leader, Scouts camp in Isle of Man, Brain Coates flies out with spare tent pole !

1979 – Group Dinner held at Hassop Hall, Scout camp in Bude.

 

 

 

 

1981 – Gang show held to mark the 70th anniversary of the Group.

Summer Camp is held in Wales, Llangoed Castle – picture below.

L-R  Ian Spittlehouse, Nick Wray, Peter Earnshaw, Nick Waterhouse, John Turner, Melany Haw, Chris Morley,Richard McDonald

Front – John Whiteway, Mark Spittlehouse, Vernon Haw

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1983 – Scouts hold a Shoe Shine in the Hole In The Road and appear on Radio Sheffield.

1984 – Gang Show held.

1985 – Scouts appear on BBC Breakfast time as part of Scout Job Week & continue to support the Church Garden Party on the hot dog stall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1984 – Scouts begin several years of fundraising delivering Christmas Post

1985 – Beavers started by Nadine Lilley and Judy McMurray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1986 – Thursday Scout camp in Guernsey

 

 

 

1987 – below : Thursday Scouts camp in Dorset – with a future GSL on the front row far right – Nick Bryan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday Scouts at camp in Dorset, with a small fire causing some drama !

Pete Selby is the Leader shown.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1990  Jeremy Holmes launches EMU – Ecclesall’s first Venture Scouts ( Cutler’s were a district unit)

 

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