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AGM 2019


Please note 1st Henley on Thames Scout Group is a registered charity and is holding this AGM in accordance with its constitution. All parents of young members of the group form part of the Group Council, along with other particular adults supporting the group, and can therefore vote at the AGM. This is an excellent opportunity to see how the group works, what it does with its money and who does what. If you are interested in finding out more, please come along.


  1. Confirmation of Executive Committee appointments
    • Chairman: Derek Harding
    • Treasurer: Richard W Moyle
    • Secretary: Kate Wigfield
  1. Approval of accounts for the year end 31/12/2017
  2. Approval of accounts for the year end 31/12/2018
  3. Proposal to double the salary of all leaders 
  4. Any other business

Copies of the Accounts and AGM reports for 2017 & 2018 are available by request from Derek Harding at  ‘harding_derekj[at]’ or 0774 089 4578. 

Did you know?

The Group is managed by the Group Executive Committee, members of which are the ‘Charity Trustees’ of the Scout Group which is an educational charity. 

As charity trustees they are responsible for complying with legislation applicable to charities. This includes the registration, keeping proper accounts and making returns to the Charity Commission as appropriate. 

The Committee consists of Chair, Treasurer and Secretary together with the Group Scout Leader, Scout Leaders, Cub Leaders, Beaver Leader and meets regularly during the year.

This Group Executive Committee exists to support the Group Scout Leader in meeting the responsibilities of the appointments and is responsible for: the maintenance of Group property; assisting in the recruitment of leaders and other adult support; appointing any sub committees that may be required.

Who’s Who on the Executive Committee ?

Support Team  
ChairmanDerek HardingYes
TreasurerRichard MoyleYes
SecretaryKate Wigfield 
QMDave AdamsonYes
AdministratorKirsty Chater 
Leadership Team  
Group Scout LeaderRhidian WilliamsYes
Beaver Scout LeaderDan Sadler 
Monday Cubs LeaderDave Singer 
Friday Cubs LeaderCraig Elliot 
Friday Scout LeaderLinda Cookson 
Sunday Scout LeaderDave Edwards 

Who else is involved?

As well as the executive committee, the Group is also supported by:-

Alex Dobson, Caroline Bottomley, Jane Hendry, John Newton, Karina Korpela, Rebecca Sadler, Andrew Wigfield, Chris Elson, David Reid, Nick Fox, David Robinson, Joolz Fletcher, Michael Broom, Phil Irving, Richard Thompson, Justin Fielder, Michael Mclellan, Will Gaff, Oli Brett, Andrew Heriot, Mark Elliot plus 40 other DBS checked adults who have helped on camps or other events over the years.  (Note: it was late at night when I wrote this, so I apologise if I have missed anyone)

On behalf of the 113 children currently involved with 1st Henley Scout Group, we say a heartfelt thank you!!

Can you help?

We have a great team at 1st Henley and we would love you to join us.  It doesn’t matter if you can offer 5 hours a year or 5 hours a week – it all helps !! 

Would you like to be a leader?   Could you help on the committee? Fund raising? Admin Support?  Press Officer? Equipment Maintenance? Occasional Helper? Catering?  Hut Maintenance? Gardening? District & County Reps? Camp Logistics / Drivers? Activity Co-ordinators?  

It’s a good laugh being part of 1st Henley Scouts and we would love to have you on the team.

If you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Derek Harding on 0774 089 4578 or at ‘harding_derekj[at]’.

See you on Sunday!!