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MP supports Hullbridge scouts campaign
AN MP supported a campaign to build a new scout hut in Hullbridge.
The First Hullbridge Scouts have been campaigning for some time to raise money to build a new scout hut in the centre of Hullbridge and have raised £12,000 so far. It is hoped the new hut will start to be built next year.
Mr Francois said: “I have been dealing with the First Hullbridge Scouts for some time with regard to their efforts to build a new scout hut in Hullbridge and I am pleased to see that their fundraising efforts are now well into five figures. The project has been delayed somewhat by detailed discussions over the lease for the new building but I was pleased to hear that progress has been made over this key issue and that hopefully it might be possible to start building the hut in 2013.
“The scouts provide a marvellous opportunity for young people to learn about team work and adventurous training and I very much hope that this project will come to a successful conclusion.”