Ruffley Attends St George's Day Service and Salutes Scouts and Guides

Thursday, 22 April, 2004

David Ruffley will be joining the Bury St Edmunds District Scouts at their St George's Day Service and Parade on Sunday, 25 April. The service will be at St Mary's Church at 3.00 p.m. Participants include the whole Scout District together with local Guides and Brownies. In all, 650 young people will be taking part.

Following the service, David Ruffley will take the Salute on Angel Hill. He will be joined in the party taking the Salute by the Mayor and Scout and Guide Commissioners.

David said: 'I am delighted to be joining the Scouts and Guides for their St George's Day Service and Parade. The March Past following the Service will be an impressive occasion with some 650 young people taking part. I am honoured to be taking the Salute.

It is good to see that the Scouts and Guiding movements are thriving locally and so many young people are keen to join organisations which do so much good work in the local community.'