Leaders praised for growth in membership of Scouts group

The 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group has held its Annual General Meeting, at which group chairman John Stewart praised the leadership and executive teams for the seventh successive year of growth in youth and adult membership across the group.

He said that he 6-14 years adventurous outdoor programme was the key to the group’s success.

John spoke about the group’s achievements during the year including the move of meeting place back to St Thomas’ Church in September 2011.

At the AGM in St Tjomas’ Church, 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, Julian Bonson, Peter Brassington, Jenny Tann, Tim Hyde and Richard Neal to serve on the group executive during 2012/2013. Ex officio officers included, Sharon Stevenson, group treasurer, Peter Hall, group secretary, Ben Widdowson, Group Scout Leader, Sue Robb, Assistant Group Scout Leader, Katie Spelman, Beaver Scout Leader, Mark Simons, Cub Scout Leader and Ben Laverick, Scout Leader.