Cubs Visit Cadbury World

Yesterday, over 100 Cubs (plus Leaders) from Lilford District  visited Cadbury World in Birmingham as part of the Cubs Centenary celebrations.

A great time was had by all plus everyone got lots of free chocolate, so the day could not have got any better!

A big thanks to Siobhan Mullen and Keith Robb for organising a such a well run event.

St Georges Service

This years service for St George’s Day will be on Sunday the 17th April venue St George’s Church Tyldesley at 2pm please arrive early so we can get all the young people seated. Please note parents may be asked to wait outside due to a lack of space inside the church. Please also be aware that parking is limited to the side streets.

Lilford District Scout Council Meeting

The next meeting of Lilford District Scout Council will take place at District HQ at 8:00 pm on Wednesday 3rd February.

Commissioners, Executive Committee members,Scouters, Section Assistants, Scout Network Members, Explorer Scouts (and their parents) are all invited to attend.

Please tend you apologies to the Pamela Copeland if you cannot attend.



Lilford District Network Launch

Come and Join the Adventure

What: An evening for anyone between 16 and 25 as well as Explorer Leaders and GSL’s who are interested in the launch of a Lilford’s Network group.

The evening will be a short presentation of who can be in Network and what Networker’s can do followed by discussions

Where: District HQ Shuttle Street Tyldesley Manchester M29 8BS

When: Sunday 31st of January, 7pm start

Contact: Please confirm your attendance with Robert Rigge

Join The Adventure Lilford District Network


District Carol Service

This year’s Lilford District Christmas Carol Service will be held on Wednesday 9th December 2015 at St Stephens Church, Manchester Road, Astley  from 7:00pm till 8:00pm.
Limited parking is available on the School car park, additional parking is available round the corner near DamHouse, on Astley Hall Drive
There will be a collection taken during the Service the proceeds of which will go to Derian House Children’s Hospice.  Light refreshments will be served after the Service in School.
Please pass this invite on to ALL at your respective Groups and Sections and their relatives.  It would be really nice to see as many people there as possible.

District Beaver Cooking Competition

Congratulations to 1st Atherton on winning our annual Beaver cooking competition this last Sunday. The theme this year was ‘Jam,’ all three courses had to have jam as an ingredient. The beavers were also judged on hygiene, tidyness, teamwork and presentation. Well done to all beavers and leaders who took part. Big thank you to our judges Franki Proudman, Jacob Bond and Greg Archer . Thanks also to Steve Ralph for coming along to present the trophy and certificates as well as sampling the food


District 5 a Side Competition

Congratulations to 1st Astley Mowgli pack for winning the District 5 a Side Football competition last Sunday at Leigh Sports Village.

4th Tyldesley came 2nd and 5th Tyldesley Wednesday pack came 3rd.

Congratulations and thank you to the 6 teams that took part