PUBLISHED: 08:00 16 December 2018 Eleanor Young Ashcombe Beaver and Cub group showing Weston Lions John Britton and Colin Golding what they spent their Go Kids Go! money on. Picture: MARK ATHERTON Archant The first of this year’s Go Kids Go! money has been spent by a Weston-based scout group. The 1st Ashcombe Scout Group – made up of a cub, beaver and scout group – was handed just under £500 in total to spend on sports equipment and a portable camping toilet.The group was ‘over the moon’ to receive the cheque during the Weston Lions Club’s real ale and cider festival in the summer, where a total of £12,000 was handed out.Twenty-nine groups were selected to receive some or all of the cash they asked for.Some wanted money to put towards new kit and equipment for their youngsters, while others looked to refurbish their bases or upgrade their facilities.Scout leader Diane Biddulph said the children were ‘very grateful’ to everyone for their money.She added: “We were all so pleased to hear we had been successful in our application.“We try to keep our fees as low as possible, as we are aware we are working in one of the most… Read full this story
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