Community Defibrillator

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At the group Christmas Party yesterday evening, we handed over the cheque for £600 we raised for the Community Defibrillator to John McDonald. Thanks again to everyone who helped us raise this amount. You quite possibly helped save someone’s life in the future.

Thank You

Thank YouA big “Thank You!” to everyone who came along to the fundraiser today. We raised a total of £600 towards the community defibrillator!

John McDonald of the Pavilion Bar also had this to say;

A big thank you for raising this fantastic amount from myself and the rest of the Pavilion Bar Saxilby staff. The total raised so for towards the purchase of the CAD stands at £895.00 including the amount raised by yourselves. I now have the lottery license (200 Club) from WLDC and I have approached 2 well known and respected persons in the village and asked them if they will be prepared to act as trustees for the fund. Once they are in place, I can then give you more information and a date for the launch of the lottery to raise the final amount needed. Once again, many thanks for your efforts in raising this incredible amount in a matter of a few hours.

Scouts Update – Operation Goodwill Christmas 2015

Saxilby Scouts – Operation Goodwill at Christmas 2015

Over the next three weeks, Saxilby Scouts will be doing their annual Goodwill at Christmas FOOD TIN COLLECTION.

This activity is organised by the scouts to help re-stock The Nomad Trust food stores at Christmas. The Nomad Trust is a local charity, providing emergency shelter & food for Individuals in need at Christmas and throughout the year. They feed and look after the homeless throughout the day and night.

The Scouts will be collecting tins of food and we would be most grateful for any tins that you can spare. We will be collecting door-to-door on:-

Tuesday 24th November and Tuesday 1st December, between 6.00pm and 8.00pm.

Any tins that are not collected can be left at 33 Manor Road from 2nd December up to Christmas.

We hope that you will be able to assist the Scouts in contributing to this worthwhile cause.

Thank you and Happy Christmas to you all

Scouts - Operation Goodwill

Cubs – District Christmas Party

5th December 2015 2pm – 5pm

christmas_badgeThis year’s Cubs District Christmas Party will be held on 5th December between 2pm and 5pm.

This is an opportunity for all the Cubs in Lincoln District to get together for party games, a party tea and a visit by Santa.

It will be held at Holy Cross Church, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln.

The cost per Cub is £5 which must be submitted by 18th November 2015.

Cubs – Group Paper Collection

Saturday 14th November

Group Paper Collection – Saturday 14th November.
Cubs and supporters take the lead for this so please come along and help, even half an hour makes a lot of difference. Meet at the Anglers car park from 9am. Tasks include; kerbside collection of papers, bagging and stacking the storage container in the car park. With plenty of hands we usually finish between 10:30 and 11:00, or earlier if we get a lot of helpers involved! Refreshments are provided!

Community Defibrillator Fundraising Fair

Saturday 21st November 2015

St Andrews Community Centre
057 Defibrilator fund raising Poster

The Cubs and Beavers will be helping to raise funds for a community defibrillator.

There will be all kinds of activities available including a Tombola, Stalls, Games, a Raffle and more!

Please come and support this worthwhile cause which will help the whole village!

Remembrance Day Parades 2015.

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Remembrance at memorial Field Gates

Saturday 7th November 2015. The Parish Council has asked that all sections of the Scouts and Guides in Saxilby be represented, in uniform and with colours, at the War Memorial gates on the recreation field for a short act of Remembrance. Meet in the recreation field car park by 10.30am at the latest to march the flags. This outdoor Act of Remembrance will begin at 10.45am. Refreshments served in the Pavilion following this event.

Remembrance Sunday Church Parade, St Botolph’s Church, Saxilby.

Sunday 8th November 2015. All sections are invited to attend this service. Meet in the Church Hall at 10.15am. Colour parties required. Service begins 10.50am.

Members in smart uniform and necessary clothing with regard to the weather on both occasions, please do your best to support this national event.

Fundraising Event in November

BEAVERS and CUBS UPDATE – There will be a fundraising event at the end of November. The hardy Beavers will be having a sleep over in the hut. More details to follow during the first meetings back after half term next week. We hope you all had a great week!

Cubs – We’ve had a busy year so far!

It has been a while since we posted updates to the site, so we thought we would bring you up to date with some of the things that the Cubs have been doing this year.  We can’t list everything we have done this year, but these are the highlights.  Check out the Cubs Galary for more photos!

January

DSC_2633We visited Whisby Nature Park to track down some of the winter wildlife making it’s home in Lincolnshire.  This included huddling up in the Bird Hide for a spot of ‘twitching’.

 

 

March

DSCF2236It’s not all hard work being a Cub Scout!  In March we visited PlayZone in Lincoln.  The only down side to the evening was that adults were not allowed on the giant slide!

 

 

April

DSC_2744April saw us visit the excellent climbing wall at Sudbrooke.  The Cubs spent the evening climbing up and down the high wall and across the bouldering wall.  We rounded off the evening with a walk around the grounds.

 

 

May

DSC_2848Over a weekend in May, Chief Scout Bear Grylls took to the skies in his helicopter to visit as many scouts as possible.  This was Bear In The Air.  Saxilby Group headed off to Burghley House for their encounter with Bear.  What a day it was!  So many activities going on, including archery, caving, shooting, zorbing, carting, rope making, arts and crafts and even the opportunity to jump off a tower!

May also saw our first Cub Camp of the year at Walesby Forest.  Joined by the Explorers, Scouts and for the first time, the Beavers a great weekend was had by all.

July

DSC_3004Maggots at the ready!  A few fishy tales were born when we headed off for a spot of fishing.  Judging by the size of some of the fish our Cubs caught, no tall tales were necessary!

 

 

October

DSC_3464Too cold for camping in October?  Not for Saxilby scouting group it isn’t!  We had our second camp of the year at Walesby Forest on what turned out to be a beautiful October weekend.  Pioneering, shelter building, kite making, tent skills, wide games and the every popular camp fire sing-a-long were a great way to end the summer.

 

DSC_3543Also in October we were invited to visit the amazing volunteer fire fighters at Saxilby Fire Station.  The cubs had a chance to question the fire fighters, try out the fire hoses, watch a demonstration of some of the cutting equipment and probably the most exciting part, sit in the fire engine and wake up the whole of Saxilby testing the sirens!

 

DSC_3562Rounding off a busy October, the Cubs visited St Botolph’s Church.  They were give a tour of the church and a chance to learn about it’s history.  Oh, and they also got to try out the bells!  Yes, that’s what that noise was!

 

 

More to come!

So, there are just some of the highlights of the year.  This is not all we have done in 2015, it has been a busy year!  With two months left of the year, there is more to come!

Cubs Web Site Updates

Keeping Up To Date

You may have noticed that the Cubs website hasn’t been updated for a while.  From this week we will be updating the site regularly, keeping you up to date with the many activities that Saxilby Cubs take part in.

To begin with we have updated the Cubs Gallery (found on the menu on the right, under ‘Galleries’) with some of the things our Cubs have been doing this year.  Following on from this we will have a review of the year so far which should be ready in a day or so.  We will also be updating our Facebook page in the next week, so if you haven’t already liked the page, now is a good time to do so!

It has been a brilliant year and the Cubs of Saxilby have been involved in a lot of activities.  So, keep an eye on the web page and the Facebook page and we’ll bring you up to date with everything!