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Minibus Launches in the Press

posted 23 Nov 2008, 15:26 by Jonathan Chicken   [ updated 21 Aug 2013, 15:04 by Stephen Harrison ]
3rd Washington Scouts recently made the local press as we launched our new minibus. Find out how to use our minibus here.
Read the Evening Chronicle Article  Read The Sunderland Echo Article  Read the Washington Star Article

EXCITED scouts are today on the road to success after unveiling their new minibus following 18 months of fundraising.

The 3rd Washington Scout Group has grown by more than 10% this year and boys and girls aged between six and 18 needed the bus to enjoy their challenging outdoor-based programme.

At a special ceremony in Washington at the weekend, youngsters led the unveiling and welcomed community members and dignitaries.

The minibus, a 17 seater with wheelchair-carrying capacity, has been bought at a cost of pounds 22,000.

It has been supported by generous grants from Azko Nobel Ltd and Durham Scout County, as well as local fundraising by members of the Scout group who have bag-packed and held charity race nights.

Stephen Harrison,
23 Nov 2008, 15:38