Scouts

Tony joined the 20th Blackpool Cub Scout Group aged 7 where he was a Senior Sixer, and achieved the Leaping Wolf and 10 proficiency badge.  He then went on to join a Scout group and then Senior Scouts, he has spent most of his life very involved in the scouts.

  • 1958 - 1963, Assistant Scout Leader, Blackpool, Lancashire West 
  • 1963 - 1965, Venture Scout Leader, Blackpool, Lancashire West 
  • 1965 - 1966, Assistant District Commissioner, Flyde District, Lancashire West 
  • 1968 - 1969, Assistant Dictrict Commissioner, Cheshire County 
  • 1970 - 1972, County Public Relations Officer, East Lancashire 
  • 1976 - 1983, Assistant County Commissioner, Warwickshire 
  • 1976 - Present, County Advisor for Staged Performances 
  • 1982 Honorary Citizen of Dallas, Texas 
  • 1983 - 1999, A.C.C. Community Dev. Warwickshire 
  • 1999 - 2009, County Chairman, Warwickshire 
  • 2009 - 2012, Deputy County Chairman 
  • 2010 - Present, Scout Active Support Manager 
  • 2012 - Present, Ambassador for Scouting in Warwickshire 
  • 2105 - Present, County Communications Manager
Be Prepared
MBE
Awards and Achievements
  • 1954 - Queen's Scout Award  
  • 1973 - The Medal of Merit 
  • 1981 - Woodbadge 
  • 1985 - The Silver Acorn 
  • 1993 - Bar/Long Service Decoration 
  • 1993 – Chief Scouts 25 Years Service Award 
  • 1999 – Chief Scouts 40 Years Service Award 
  • 2005 - Silver Wolf 
  • 2013 – Chief Scouts 50 Years Service Award 
  • 2016 - Awarded the MBE for "services to scouting and young people in Warwickshire and Blackpool"
Queens Scout
Medal of Merit
Silver Wolf