Sibford Scene Archive

Sibford Scene 227 October 2000

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Sibford Brownies

As you may already know, Brown Owl and Tawny Owl both retired in July after many successful years running the Sibford Brownie pack. They had been unable to find anyone to replace them, and as all local packs had long waiting lists it seemed that Sibford girls would not have the opportunity to attend Brownies at all.

Sue Sabin has elected to run the Sibford Brownie pack with the assistance of parents on a rota basis. Meetings are in the Village Hall at 5.15 each Tuesday during term-time. Girls can join from age 7 and enjoy a wide range of activities, games, songs and achievements. Please contact Sue Sabin on 788xxx for more details.

If you feel you could offer help at the meetings or have a special interest you’d like to share with the girls please contact Sue on the above number.

We were all sad at the thought of the community being without a Brownie pack, we hope the community will play an active role in the future of Sibford Brownies and support Sue and the Mums in their efforts.

Ainzlie Conboy

The Sibford web site - the other side of the coin

Having read, with interest, the letter in last months issue regarding the proposed re-positioning of the Sibford web site, I thought perhaps we should pause for thought before launching into this venture because, unfortunately, not everyone who “surfs the net” does so with good intentions – in fact some may even have malicious reasons for so doing.

Also, do we really want our village to become too well known – do we want to become a tourist attraction like Broadway, Chipping Campden or Stowon-the-Wold where one can hardly see the lovely villages for cars & people?

Surely our needs regarding local services, calendar of events etc. are more than adequately met by our own very efficient “Sibford Scene”, local newspapers and the very useful “Advertiser” published every month.

Would it not perhaps be appropriate, therefore, to hold a Village Meeting or Referendum before committing ourselves to the new web site, as it will affect every household and every person in the village.

Mary Malloy

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