BRAMPTON: John Stewart continues as chairman of Scout group

3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group held its 64th AGM in June at St Thomas’ Church, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield.

In his opening remarks group chairman, John Stewart, thanked the leadership and executive teams for theif efforts during the year, saying that the 6-14 years adventurous outdoor programme was the key to the group’s success.

At the AGM the Group Scout leader, Ben Widdowson’s nomination of John Stewart to continue as group chairman was passed by vote of the Group Council. Ben Widdowson also nominated parents Pamela Needham, Peter Brassington, Jenny Tann, Tim Hyde and Richard Neal to serve on the group executive during 2013/2014. Ex officio officers included Dave Stevenson, group treasurer, Peter Hall, group secretary, Ben Widdowson, Group Scout leader, Sue Robb and Sharon Stevenson, assistant Group Scout leader and Katie Spelman, Beaver Scout leader.

Executive officers reports were available and approved by the Group Council.

Thanks were expressed to the Group auditor, Mike Webb, for his efforts throughout the year. District representative, Glyn Jones, attended the meeting and thanked everyone for attending.

Refreshments were provided by the St Thomas’ coffee bar.