First round contests of the Bideford Youth Road Safety Quiz, organised by Bideford Road Safety Committee, were held at the Town Hall last Friday evening, amid much enthusiasm.
Over 100 enthusiastic members of youth organisations in the town saw the Boy Scouts ‘A’ beat the Girl Guides by three points.
Boy Scouts: William Denne, Derek May, David Hoare, Philip Lucas, Bernard Merrick, Michael Wadey.
Girl Guides: Sandra Hitchcock, Janet Vallance, Margaret Rendle, Christine Davis, Evelyn Trick, Alice Davis.
In an even more exciting match the girls and boys of High Street Methodist Youth Club beat the Boy Scouts ‘B’.
High Street Methodists: Janet Bowden, Audrey Badcock, Denise Pope, Raymond Taylor, John Baglow; Andrew Cox
Boy Scouts ‘B’: Norman Hopkins, Patrick Brennan, Michael Ball, Lawrence Fishleigh, Peter Sanders, James Wood.
Question Master was Mr J Minor; Judges, Mr H Salisbury and Police Inspector E H Turner; scorer, Mr W J Quill; recorder, Mr Ron Lake.
Full Gazette article dated 11 March 1955