Thomas and Abigail from Braintree have achieved their Bronze Chief Scout Award and Gold Chief Scout Award, the highest training Award for Youth Members of Scouting in their age group after completing a number of challenges during the last few years.

Thomas, 8 is from 4th Braintree Beaver Scout Colony and has been a member for just over a year. Thomas had to get all six badges that are worn on the front of his uniform and work to the best of his ability. He undertook wall climbing, attended two sleepovers, ate foods from different countries and had to identify the countries that the different foods came from. Thomas said,