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Our Gang 2019

Every two years the Guides and Scouts of Congleton work together to produce and perform “Our Gang”, the Congleton Scout and Guide Gang Show.
2019 is the 24th Show and takes place at the Daneside Theatre, Congleton from Saturday 23 to Saturday 30 November.

There are seven performances plus an additional preview performance on the afternoon of Saturday 23 November which is especially for Rainbows and Beavers. No performance on Monday 25 Nov.

The cast of around 120 Brownies, Cubs, Scouts, Guides, Rangers and Explorers and a few leaders have already started their rehearsals for the show. With a new producer and production team for 2019 it promises to be very special and you don’t want to miss it.

Bring your Rainbows, Brownies and Guides for a special evening or afternoon out

Tickets can be ordered using the attached booking form. Any guiding group wishing to book should contact the ticket secretary by emailing tickets@congletongangshow.co.uk. There’s a £1 per ticket discount for all Scout/Guide group bookings of 10 or more, which must be booked through the ticket secretary.



Safe Space Trainings Autumn 2019

Safe Space Trainings

Please can all volunteers who need a Safe Space level 3 attend one of the trainings in the autumn term. There will be separate trainings when a venue says both Level 2 and Level 3 are on the same night. At all trainings we will start the level 3 at 6.30pm and the level 2 at 7.00pm it may be possible to share transport when both levels are running on the same evening.

Safe Space Trainings Autumn Term 2019






Senior Section Activity and Training Weekend 2018

Cheshire Border Senior Section Activity and Training Weekend 

We were delighted to welcome 18 members from across the county to our Senior Section training weekend at Glenbrook in early November 2018.

The weekend was packed with activities and training opportunities.  Everything from learning a few new games to teach to your own Rainbow, Brownie or Guide groups to what’s happening with the new programme, via Safe Space training and a thorough session on working as a leader or young leader and the chance to sign off several modules for a qualification.

There was crafting and adventure included too with a scrap book session (heaven for stationery fans) and a chance to either abseil from a bridge, over a river or scramble over, under and through some of the amazing Peak District scenery with the weaselling group.

report from SS weekend

 

Date for Next Year

We’ll be re-naming the weekend for 2019, in line with the change in name for the 14 – 19 age group, so please look out for more information about the Rangers Activity and Training Weekend 2019.

In the meantime, please put the dates in your diary: 01 – 03 November 2019


County Christmas lunch 2018

Cheshire Border Trefoil Guild annual Christmas lunch was held at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach on Tuesday 20 November. Outside caterers produced a really excellent meal. Unfortunately the heating decided to play up that morning and most people had to keep their coats on all the time – good job we are hardy! However, as usual it gave us all a chance to catch up with friends from across the county. This year our raffle was in aid of Lower Moss Wood.

Trefoil Awards

This autumn three trefoil members have been presented with awards thanking them for their service:

Glenys Smith the current chair of Sandbach Trefoil Guild presented Judy Wilson and Jan Lundlam with a Thanks and Recognition Award for their services to Sandbach Trefoil Guild. Louise, our county chairman, presented Dorothy Robinson with the same award for her services to Congleton Trefoil Guild.
The certificates were signed by both  our Region Chairman (Aileen Higgs) and the National Chairman (Pat Downer).