Mayor of Maghull impressed with activities of Scouts in East Sef

Mayor of Maghull, Labour's Councillor Steve Kermode with Alex Clare of the 1st Sefton East Scouts and District Commissioner Lee Cook.


Mayor and Mayoress of Maghull got an insight  into the Altside Disctrict Souts' activities over the past year.

 
Cllrs Steve and Gwen Kermode were guests of honour at the Scouts' Annual General Meeting last week.
 
The Mayor and Mayoress heard from First Sefton East Altside Scout Alex Clare who attended the Scouts International Jamboree in Sweden where he represented the Altside groups.
 
Alex is a member of St Andrew's Scouts who met in Damfield lane every Wednesday.
 
Mayor Cllr Kermode said he was delighted to have had the chance to meet the Scouts and hear about their activities.
 
Cllr Kermode said: "Gwen and I were absolutely delighted to attend the Altside District Scouts Annual General Meeting.
 
"We had the chance not just to hear about their activities through the year, but also Alex Clare's adventures in Sweden at the Scouts' Jamboree.
 
"The Scouting movement is very popular in East Sefton with more than 400 people actively involved. It has a long and proud tradition in the town and my involvement today means that I have shared in that tradition."
 
Cllr Kermode praised the Scouts for being actively involved in the local community.
 
Cllr Kermode said: "Not only do the fantastic Scout groups in East Sefton give the young people in our communities opportunities to take part in a wide variety of activities, but I also know that they do a lot of good work in the community too.
 
"I got the chance to hear just some of the these activities.
 
"Gwen and I would like to thank Altside District Scouts for inviting us along to the AGM and I look forward to working with them throughout my year as Mayor."