HILLSIDE Scouts, Thurrock's newly formed Scout group celebrated the achievement of one of its scouts Hannah Everard, who completed the Chief Scout Gold Award, the highest award for the scout section.

The award comprising of a personal challenge, in Hannah's case overcoming her fear of heights and takeing part in a climbing activity.

The award was presented at the group headquarters in the Dipping, Little Thurrock, Grays by District Commissioner Iain Rider.