St George’s Day parade 2018

Scout groups gathering at the eye of york with castle in the backgroundWell done to all our young people who came along to join the St George’s Day parade and service today along with our dedicated adult volunteers. Thank you for representing our Group so well with your smart turnout, excellent behaviour, great singing and efficient marching.

We’re very proud and you should all be too as this earned us the award for best Group in the parade for Minster District. Well done everyone!

We’d also like to congratulate Antony Hale, Group Chair and Acting Group Scout Leader, who was unable to join our parade in York today as he travelled to Windsor to collect a special award for his many years service to Scouting. Antony has been awarded the Bar to the Silver Acorn in the St George’s Day Awards, an award for distinguished service in recognition of his numerous roles over many years in the Group, District and at Snowball. Congratulations Tony!

Annual Chess Competition

The Annual Chess Competition between members of Minster, Ebor and Selby Districts and Guides from North Yorkshire South took place in March.

1st Clifton were represented by several Cubs and Scouts. Whilst not being amongst the overall winners, we congratulate our young people on taking part, on their enthusiasm and great behaviour and for trying their very best. Well done!

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Olympigs triumph!

It was tense and exciting at the scout hut for our Winter Olympigs tonight!

Well done to our fantastic fundraising team – what a super event, well organised and great fun.

Many thanks to all our generous sponsors:
KL Photographers
Morse Coaches
Spotlight Dance School
Pond Cottage of Stillington
Neil Webster PVC Window Doctor
TRT Rehab Therapy
Royle Recruitment
1st Byte IT & Telecomms
IMS Building & Roofing
Process Print

And kind donations of food and drink from:

Thank you to all who bought tickets and came along to support the event. We raised over £900!! for our Group funds – well done and thank you everyone 🙂

Christmas Fair – Grand total update

Ronnie the reindeer has counted up all the pennies and he’s amazed and delighted to announce that our Christmas Fair raised a whopping £1375!!

It was a tremendous day and we are so grateful to everyone who helped in any way to make this happen and support us. Whether it was organising, donating goods, setting up, manning a stall or simply turning up and spending – thank you all so much.

Our little scout hut was full to bursting, the queue for santa lastest all afternoon, Kenny’s live music was awesome and we reaffirmed that community spirit is alive and well in Clifton and in our scout group. Thank you all.

AGM 2017

The 2017 Group AGM will take place on

Thursday 13th July
at 7pm
at the Group HQ, Green Lane

All welcome

Minutes from 2016 AGM


1. Welcome & Introductions
2. Apologies for absence.
3. Acceptance of minutes of Annual General Meeting held June 2016
4. Receive the Annual Statement of Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2017
5. Group Scout Leaders Remarks.
6. Approve the Group Scout Leaders nomination for Group Chairman
7. Elect Group Secretary
8. Elect Group Treasurer
9. Group Scout Leaders nominations to the Group Executive.
10. Elect members to the Group Executive.
11. Appoint the Groups Independent Examiner.
12. District Commissioners Remarks.
13. Request for parent support at section meetings and notification of possible section closure if support is not forthcoming.
14. Date of next Group Executive meeting. (Tuesday 5th September, 7.30 pm, at The Group HQ)
15. Closure of meeting.