MEMORY LANE: 1970s England match affected Grantham Cub Scouts fayre attendance
A date clash with the 1973 European Nations Cup match between England and West Germany caused the 8th Grantham (Harrowby) Scouts fayre at St Wulfram’s school to suffer from a poor attendance.
But the Scouts still managed to raise £175 in aid of their new headquarters building fund, intended to be erected on land at the rear of Tennyson Avenue.
The fayre was opened by Mayor-designate Mrs Porter and there was a large selection of stalls and games.
A special prize of a sleeping bag for the member who sold the most raffle tickets went to Cub Scout Richard Gardiner (left) who disposed of no less than 621 tickets.
He is pictured inspecting a model of the new headquarters with his pack-mates.