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Our Team

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Team Lead

Ben Ardley

Hello, I'm Ben and this is my short Bio.

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Group Skills Instructor

Nancy Craven

I love being involved in scouting because it offers young people a way of gaining from and contributing to, the community in which they live.

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Section Leader

Sarah Fletcher

Sarah has been a Beaver leader since 2015 when her youngest was in Beavers and has continued because she loves it so much!

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Explorers

Ian Fletcher

Hi I'm Ian, I’m a cyber security consultant working for NHS Digital. I’m married with 3 children and as a family we are all involved in scouting one way or another! We moved down to Sidmouth in 2010 and, wanting to get involved in the community, immediately looked at joining the Scout Group. As well as finding working with young people really rewarding (I was a Cub Leader before moving to the Explorer section), it is great to be involved with a charity that makes such a difference to young people and the community!

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Section Leader

Chris Hodgson

I believe wholeheartedly in the ethos and values of scouting, I love the great outdoors!

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Group Chairman

Gareth Hughes

I enjoy being involved with 1st Sid Vale Scout group; there’s always lots going on. It’s great place to meet people and to see young people try new adventures.

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Active Scout Volunteer

Brian Manwaring

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Section Leader

Vikki Snowball

Hi I am Akela for the Wolf Pack, I first joined as a helper when my son was a Cub, he is now a bit bigger. I am the leader with the crazy ideas who loves to plan camps and activity days. The organisation comes from my day job in Administration, I love creating activities that are full of fun. As all the leaders will tell you once you join you never seem to leave, this is due to the fun I have had and the amazing leader team we have at 1st SidVale. The adventures we get to be a part of with the Cubs are so much fun and I love seeing the Cubs grow and achieve, although I do get sad when they move to Scouts! I am sure I will be here for a while yet as there is a few years of crazy fun ideas in me yet.