Bill’s service rewarded


Local Scout leader Bill Perfitt received an Award for Merit marking his long and distinguished service, in St Mary’s Church last Sunday, after the Rye St George’s Day Parade Service, writes Charles Harkness. The parade of uniformed organisations, including scouts and cubs, was led by Anthony Kimber, pictured right, from the British Legion shown here congratulating Perfitt, centre, on his award. Ray Heyes, a current scoutmaster is on the left [Photo: Sandra Lanigan]