Scouts get out into the community

15:51 24 June 2014

The 1st Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up and gave the war memorial a scrub down as part of their Community Week. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 4468-23-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The 1st Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up and gave the war memorial a scrub down as part of their Community Week. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 4468-23-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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First Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up to give the town’s war memorial a good clean as part of the group’s community week.

The 1st Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up and gave the war memorial a scrub down as part of their Community Week. Thomas Lilley, Arron Stevens and James Oak muck in together. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 4478-23-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersThe 1st Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up and gave the war memorial a scrub down as part of their Community Week. Thomas Lilley, Arron Stevens and James Oak muck in together. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 4478-23-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The cleaning workforce was joined by Honiton town councillor Gary Elliot.

This was just one of the activities the scouts and beavers took part in as part of its community week.

Jose Beavers spruced up the planters near the Dowell Street traffic lights. The bedding plants used were donated by Homebase in Honiton.

A wonderful evening was had by Leonard Beavers, who joined residents at Abbeyfield residential home in Honiton to make poppies out of milk bottle tops. The residents shared their wartime memories.

The 1st Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up and gave the war memorial a scrub down as part of their Community Week. Joy Strassen gives the memorial a good clean. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 4476-23-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersThe 1st Honiton Scouts pulled their sleeves up and gave the war memorial a scrub down as part of their Community Week. Joy Strassen gives the memorial a good clean. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 4476-23-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

To mark the 100th anniversary of World War One the scouting group has also planted poppies - ready for the town’s Armed Forces Day on Saturday, June 28.

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