Scouts learn about sanctuary

TIPTON St John Scouts are learning about the worldwide work of Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary.

The Scout troop meets each Monday at the charity’s headquarters. Since September, members been involved with caring for the donkeys, and learning about the history of sanctuary, its international work and its fundraising and Public Relations functions.

Scout Jack Roberts was enjoying the project. He said: “I was amazed by how much work is put in everyday, all over the world and how much they care about every single donkey.”

The Scouts are working toward their Global, Community and Promise challenge badges andwill be presented with these on Friday, December 10 during the Sanctuary’s Carol by Candlelight event.