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District Awards

District Awards photo gallery

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Sam Murray receiving her District Necker

Sam Murray receiving her District Necker as our new District Cub Leader.

Sam Murray receiving her District Necker
Mavis Marsh from 5th Deal 30 year award

Mavis Marsh from 5th Deal receiving her 30 year award

Mavis Marsh from 5th Deal 30 year award
Christine Wood receiving her 20 year award

Christine Wood GSL of 9th Deal (Ash) and District Beaver Leader receiving her 20 year award at Ash AGM.

Christine Wood receiving her 20 year award
Pete Marsh - Silver Acorn

Pete Marsh from 5th Deal (Sholden) being presented with his Silver Acorn medal for his exceptional service to scouting over the last 45 years.

Pete Marsh - Silver Acorn
Matt Sims 15 year award

Congratulations to Matt Sims from 8th Deal (Wingham) on gaining his 15 year long service award.

Matt Sims 15 year award
Jim Wheeler - Silver Acorn

Jim Wheeler from 12th Deal (Kingsdown) Scout Group receiving his Silver Acorn this evening for distinguished service to Scouting over the last forty years in Deal, Walmer, Sandwich & District and North Lewisham District.

Jim Wheeler - Silver Acorn
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Mark Little 10 yr Award

Congratulations to Mark Little who received his 10 year long service award this evening at 7th Deal (Sandwich) AGM

Mark Little 10 yr Award
Alan Anstey - Silver Acorn

A real honour to present Alan Anstey our long standing District Treasurer with his silver acorn this evening for his distinguished service to scouting.

Alan Anstey - Silver Acorn
Kath Goodwin - Silver Acorn

Very proud to give Kath Goodwin (my cub leader!) from 2nd Deal her Silver Acorn tonight. Very well deserved for distinguished service.

Kath Goodwin - Silver Acorn
Wood Badge to Paul Haddaway

1st Deal AGM Wood Badge to Paul Haddaway

Wood Badge to Paul Haddaway
15 year award to Geoff Chandler

1st Deal AGM 15 year long service award to Geoff Chandler

15 year award to Geoff Chandler
Special Award from the group to Kevin Rackham

1st Deal AGM Special Award from the group to Kevin Rackham

Special Award from the group to Kevin Rackham
Peter Bodman receiving his Wood Badge

Congratulations to Peter Bodman - Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts) - on receiving his Scout Management Level Wood Badge this evening at the District AGM.

Peter Bodman receiving his Wood Badge
Peter Bodman receiving his Wood Badge

Congratulations to Peter Bodman - Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts) - on receiving his Scout Management Level Wood Badge this evening at the District AGM.

Peter Bodman receiving his Wood Badge
Yolanda Crews receiving her wood badge

Congratulations to Yolanda Crews on receiving her Wood Badge this evening at the District AGM.

Yolanda Crews receiving her wood badge
20th Deal (Aylesham) win the 2019 District Growth Award

Group Scout Leader - Cassie Osborne - receiving the silver salver for 20th Deal (Aylesham) Cornwallis Scout Group winning the 2019 District Growth Award.

20th Deal (Aylesham) win the 2019 District Growth Award
Amber Chief Scout Silver Award

Amber at 20th Deal Chief Scout Silver Award

Amber Chief Scout Silver Award
Mason Chief Scout Bronze Award

Mason from 20th Deal Chief Scout Bronze Award

Mason Chief Scout Bronze Award

The Groombridge family - District Commissioners Commendation - for completing the London Bridges Walk

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DofE Bronze - Bailey from Thomas Becket Explorers

Bailey from Thomas Becket Explorers has completed his three DofE elements for his Bronze Award over the Covid-19 period. With all that is happening, it's good to see his commitment to the award and he has now received his certificate from DofE.

DofE Bronze - Bailey from Thomas Becket Explorers
8th Deal Wingham Leader Awards

Last night 8th Deal (Wingham) held a rule-of-6-socially-distanced award ceremony under the lights of the marquee in the hut garden. Alan Noake, District Commissioner presented Award of Merit medals to Alison, Andrew, Babs and Matthew along with a Chief Scouts Commendation to Rosie. Together tnearly 100 years of scouting service in Wingham was recognised. Many congratulations and thanks to this great team.

8th Deal Wingham Leader Awards
Dave Martin, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit

Dave Martin, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit

Dave Martin, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit
Sue Le Chevalier, 5th Deal, 10 years service

Sue Le Chevalier, 5th Deal, 10 years service

Sue Le Chevalier, 5th Deal, 10 years service
Graham Baker, 10th Deal, Medal of Merit

Graham Baker, 10th Deal, Medal of Merit

Graham Baker, 10th Deal, Medal of Merit
Phil & Carolyn Bedo

Phil Bedo, District SAS, Medal of Merit AND Carolyn Bedo, District SAS, Chief Scout's Commendation

Phil & Carolyn Bedo
Dave Wanstall, 10th Deal, 25 years long service

Dave Wanstall, 10th Deal, 25 years long service (but we know he has done even more!)

Dave Wanstall, 10th Deal, 25 years long service
Colin Tappenden, 7th Deal, Wood Badge

Colin Tappenden, 7th Deal, (Yet another) Wood Badge

Colin Tappenden, 7th Deal, Wood Badge
Mike Hart, District SAS, Medal of Merit

Mike Hart, District SAS, Medal of Merit

Mike Hart, District SAS, Medal of Merit
Cath Marchbanks, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit

Cath Marchbanks, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit

Cath Marchbanks, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit
Sara Atkinson, 12th Deal, Wood Badge

Sara Atkinson, 12th Deal, Wood Badge

Sara Atkinson, 12th Deal, Wood Badge
Mark and Anne Little, 7th Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Awards

Mark and Anne Little, 7th Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Awards

Mark and Anne Little, 7th Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Awards
Henry Dempster, 2nd Deal, Wood Badge and 5 years service

Henry Dempster, 2nd Deal, Wood Badge and 5 years service

Henry Dempster, 2nd Deal, Wood Badge and 5 years service
Ivy Hutchins, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit

Ivy Hutchins, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit

Ivy Hutchins, 2nd Deal, Medal of Merit
Denise Judd, 1st Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Award

Denise Judd, 1st Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Award

Denise Judd, 1st Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Award
Linda Hook, District, Silver Acorn

Linda Hook, District, Silver Acorn

Linda Hook, District, Silver Acorn
Russell Graydon, Thomas Becket Explorers, 10 years service

Russell Graydon, Thomas Becket Explorers, 10 years service

Russell Graydon, Thomas Becket Explorers, 10 years service
7th Deal Awards

My DC Commendation Award to Anthony and Tim Scout Leaders at 7th Deal (Sandwich) for keeping Scouting going on Zoom through the lockdowns. And a Wood Badge certificate to Mark Little as Explorer Scout Leader.

7th Deal Awards
12th Deal. Jim Wheeler - growth award for the group.

12th Deal. Jim Wheeler - growth award for the group.

12th Deal. Jim Wheeler - growth award for the group.
12th Deal. Isobel - Wood Badge

Great to give out some overdue and well deserved awards at 12th Deal (Kingsdown) Air Scout Group. Isobel - Wood Badge

12th Deal. Isobel - Wood Badge
12th Deal. Mandy - Medal of Merit.

12th Deal. Mandy - Medal of Merit.

12th Deal. Mandy - Medal of Merit.
12th Deal. Verity - Medal of Merit.

Verity - Medal of Merit.

12th Deal. Verity - Medal of Merit.
12th Deal - Doreen - Medal of Merit

Great to give out some overdue and well deserved awards at 12th Deal (Kingsdown) Air Scout Group. Doreen - Medal of Merit.

12th Deal - Doreen - Medal of Merit
Charlie Horne as Kent Scouts Trustee of the Year

Craig Ward from County making a quick surprise visit this evening to award Charlie Horne as Kent Scouts Trustee of the Year.

Charlie Horne as Kent Scouts Trustee of the Year
Alan Noake Receiving the Silver Acorn

For Specially Distinguished Service, District Commissioner Alan receives his award from County Commissioner Dean Harding on 7th June 2016

Alan Noake Receiving the Silver Acorn
Colin Tappenden receiving the Bar to the Silver Acorn

Colin Tappenden receiving the Bar to the Silver Acorn on St. George's Day 2017.

Colin Tappenden receiving the Bar to the Silver Acorn
Chris Goodwin - Silver Acorn

Chris receiving his Chief Scout's Silver Acorn Award at 2nd Deal AGM.

Chris Goodwin - Silver Acorn
Andrew Forrester - Chief Scout's Commendation Award

Andrew receiving his Chief Scout's Commendation Award at 2nd Deal AGM

Andrew Forrester - Chief Scout's Commendation Award
Long Service Awards

Congratulations to all the leaders who received a long service award at Deal, Walmer, Sandwich & District AGM this evening

Long Service Awards
Kevin Rackham - Award For Merit

Kevin receiving his award at 1st Deal (Walmer) AGM held at Betteshanger campsite 21st July 2017

Kevin Rackham - Award For Merit
Samantha Murray - Chief Scout's Commendation Award

Samantha Murray receiving her Chief Scout's Commendation Award for Good Service - 1st March 2017

Samantha Murray - Chief Scout's Commendation Award
Chris Jordan - Chief Scout's Commendation Award

Chris Jordan receiving the Chief Scout's Commendation Award for good service - 28th January 2017.

Chris Jordan - Chief Scout's Commendation Award
Jayne Richardson and Fred Sawyer - Chief Scout's Commendation Award

Jayne Richardson and Fred Sawyer receiving their Chief Scout's Commendation Awards for good service - 27th February 2017.

Jayne Richardson and Fred Sawyer - Chief Scout's Commendation Award
Pete Marsh - Wood Badge

Pete Marsh - receiving another Wood Badge - 27th February 2017.

Pete Marsh - Wood Badge

Latest photos

Charlie Horne as Kent Scouts Trustee of the Year
12th Deal - Doreen - Medal of Merit
12th Deal. Verity - Medal of Merit.
12th Deal. Mandy - Medal of Merit.
12th Deal. Isobel - Wood Badge
12th Deal. Jim Wheeler - growth award for the group.
7th Deal Awards
Russell Graydon, Thomas Becket Explorers, 10 years service
Linda Hook, District, Silver Acorn
Denise Judd, 1st Deal, Chief Scout's Commendation Award