Scouts volunteer to help charity

Local Scouts have been able to complete their Chief Scouts Gold Award and help a good cause by packing Christmas shoeboxes.

Louis Seaman, Joe Sales & Billy James from Third Hove (St Leonards) Scout group spent a day helping out at Tonbridge charity warehouse, it meant they were able to earn the world challenge badge, which is one of six required to complete the Gold award. The Scouts can then move to Explorers in January.

Christmas shoebox project, Operation Christmas Child rely on volunteers packing boxes that have been packed through their digital offering Shoebox Online, as well as ensuring all boxes packed comply with customs regulations before being sent to children around the world.