Patrick Hinchliffe an Assistant Scout Leader at the Aston and Little Stoke Scout Group has been awarded both his Queens Scout Badge and his Duke of Edinburghs Gold Award recently.
The Picture shows 19 year old Patrick receiving his Queen Scout award from the Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire Ian Dudson at the recent Annual General Meeting of Staffordshire Scouts.
Patrict has also received his D.O.E Gold award which he will be presented with at a ceremony at St James Palace in London in November. He will receive his award from the Earl of Wessex. Patrick is now looking forward to taking part in the annual parade of Queens Scouts at Windsor Castle in April 2015.