Fundraising events

Sunday 3rd December 2017 Christmas Tree lights switch-on and Carols on the Bogbean, from 5:00pm. (including hot food and drinks)

Scouts’ Christmas Post 30p each

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Previous events include:

5th Nov 2017 Bonfire & BBQ.  Fire from 5.30. Fireworks 6.30.

BUY A BRICK: A Sponsors’ Path outside the front door of the new Scout Hut and Youth Centre was formed, each brick was £25 (engraved with a name and/or message)

2016: A massive £3500 raised from the Bonfire and Fireworks night

Nov 2016 £3500 raised

18th March 2016:

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23rd April 2016: Car Wash at the Crown Inn (back by popular demand!)

14th May 2016:  Big Bike ride (see details) and Queen’s 90th birthday celebration with announcement of Name the Scout Hut mascot winner.

Sunday Nov 29th 2016: Lights switch-on on The Bogbean

Scouts' last fundraiser of the year

Dec:  Christmas Post and Sleigh run

Nov 5th 2015: Bonfire and fireworks opp the Crown Inn

Nov 22nd:  Family Quiz night Village hall

11th July: Summer Ball: click to enlarge

Goostrey Ball 2015
Goostrey Ball 2015

1st Goostrey Scouts have found a great way to raise money for free, simply by shopping online through a website called easyfundraising ( With your help we can raise a lot of money simply by you going shopping through this site.

Whenever you buy anything online (e.g. Christmas presents, groceries, clothes, books, train tickets, hotel rooms, etc.) you can raise a free donation for 1st Goostrey Scouts.  There are over 2,700 retailers registered with the site, including Amazon, John Lewis, eBay and Tesco who will donate a percentage of what you spend to 1st Goostrey Scouts to say thank you for shopping with them.

Here’s how it works:

1. Sign up – go to  and click on the button to sign up.

2. Shop – from the easyfundraising website, search for the retailer you’d like to shop with and click through to the retailer to make your purchase. This tells the retailer you came from easyfundraising.  The price is exactly the same as if you’d visited the retailer directly.

3. After you’ve made your purchase, ‘easyfundraising’ gives a donation to 1st Goostrey Scouts.

No cost, no catch!

Please be assured that using the ‘easyfundraising website’ will not cost you a penny.  There are no catches or hidden charges and 1st Goostrey Scouts benefit from any donations made once you’ve registered.



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