Search

Bexley Scout leader does wing walk for hospital patients

PUBLISHED: 08:54 10 July 2018

Awena Peyto tried wing walking. Picture: Awena Peyto

Awena Peyto tried wing walking. Picture: Awena Peyto

Archant

A Bexley Cub Scout leader took to the skies last week on a wing walk to help raise funds for her scout group and the outpatients at Darent Valley Hospital.

Awena Peyto took to the skies for hospital patients. Picture: Awena PeytoAwena Peyto took to the skies for hospital patients. Picture: Awena Peyto

Awena Peyto, from the 1st Baldwyn’s Park Scout Group, said: “I am quite new to being a Cub Scout leader having decided to get involved as I have 10-year-old twins who have been attending Beavers and Cubs at Baldwyn’s Park since they were old enough to join.

“They have learnt so many important life skills and I really wanted to be a part of this as everyone involved seemed to have lots of fun helping our youngsters each week.

“I have always wanted to have a go at a wing walking and my dream became a reality at Christmas when my husband and twins surprised me with a voucher to do it.

“I made the decision to raise money to buy equipment for both Baldwyn’s Park Scouts and the outpatients department at Darent Valley Hospital where I work.

“We are very fortunate at our Scout hall as we have a climbing wall and we are aiming to spend the money raised to buy new crash mats.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bexley Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bexley Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bexley Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Bexley news

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Kent Spitfires and Surrey took a point apiece after their Vitality Blast South Group clash in Canterbury was abandoned due to heavy rain during the innings break.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Fire cadets from Bexley have been learning what it takes to be a firefighter, picking up valuable life skills as they celebrate completing an academic year at a special pass-out parade ceremony at Erith Fire Station.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Firefighters have tackled a blaze which tore through the shed and fence of a Bexley home spreading dangerously close to a butane gas cylinder.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Kent Spitfires skipper Sam Billings says the side’s last two nerve-wracking wins and never say-die-spirit will stand them in good stead throughout this season’s Vitality Blast campaign.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Its commitment to the long-term management of Lesnes Abbey Woods resulted in Bexley being awarded the London Borough Tree and Woodland Award last week (July 10).

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Residents in Bexley are being encouraged to love their parks as this year’s #GoParksLondon campaign is launched.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Anyone fancy winning big cash, but want to see the money raised ploughed directly into local services?

Most read news

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bexley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder