Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Top award for Beavers

08:47 07 July 2014

Axminster

Axminster's award winning Beavers (l to r) Archie Carson-Duckett, Russell Bracey, Harrison Griffiths, Jacob Parker and Louis Souttar-Stone.

Archant

Axminster youngsters also win badges for learning to ride their bicycles safely

Axminster Beavers learn to ride safelyAxminster Beavers learn to ride safely

Axminster Beavers are riding high - winning awards and taking part in a new cycling initiative.

The section’s highest honour – the Chief Scout Bronze award – was recently presented to five young members of the troop.

The youngsters, who had to achieve six challenge badges to win the award, were Archie Carson-Duckett, Russell Bracey, Harrison Griffiths, Jacob Parker and Louis Souttar-Stone

And the Beavers have also been going for their cycle badge, which was recently introduced by the Scout Association

They have been honing their riding skills on the car park at Mole Avon which the company has kindly allowed them to use.

Twenty youngsters passed the test which involved looking after safety equipment, knowing how to pump up a tyre and being competent rider.

Other News Stories

07:48
Lyme lifeboat crew members at last year's Blessing of the Boats. Picture: RICHARD HOROBIN

Big turnout expected at the annual harbourside service

Read more
Honiton and District Lions president Steve Guilbert presents a cheque for £1,500 with fellow Lions to Val Royle-chairman of TRIP and representatives this week. Ref mhh 16-16SH 1562. Picture: Simon Horn

The event, held at the end of February, was organised and put on at The Beehive community centre by Honiton and District Lions Club.

Read more
35 minutes ago
Graham Booker. Picture: Irving of Exeter.

A Sidmouth churchwarden, found guilty of pushing over an 85-year-old pensioner and kicking him as he lay on the ground, has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
St John's school's new director of music Clive Salmon is pictured with year four students this week. Ref shs 15-16SH 0405. Picture: Simon Horn

A keyboardist who performed on a charity recording of a David Bowie classic has taken the top music job at St John’s School.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis has donated £500 to Autism Wessex.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:09

Voters will be going to the polls next week to choose the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:59
Seaotn Men's Probus Club on their trip to the motor museum

Members visit the Haynes Motor Museum to see the vintage cars

Read more
Yesterday, 11:27
A collage of scenes from the Axe Yacht Club which is based at Axmouth harbour

Axe Yacht Club’s invitation to an open day for the whole family

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Volunteers are wanted at the Honiton 55+ centre. Ref mhh 17-16AW 4518. Picture: Alex Walton

The manager of Honiton’s 55+ Centre has launched a desperate appeal for volunteers.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:58
Pictured at the new Dalwood affordable homes development sare (l to r) Neil Parish, MP; Phyllida Culpin (CLT) Helen Cope, Brandon Lewis; Kathy Laing, CLT chairman, Shelaagh Fearnley, CLT secretary and  Louise Lote, development officer.

Secretary of State for housing and planning is shown around village’s new affordable homes development

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications