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Helme-ShieldLonsdale team take trophy for swimming

LONSDALE District Scout swimming team were the winners of the Helme Shield, in a North Lancashire competition recently.

The competition also included entries from Chorley, Preston, Wyre, Blackpool and Fylde – and the victory was Lonsdale’s second in 15 years.

The shield was presented to the team captain, Lee Whitworth, from the Mayor of Chorley, Councillor J. Glynn.

The Lonsdale team were: Scouts: Lee Whitworth, Chris Bishop, Jeremy Queen, Simon Shorrock, Stephen Edmondson, Simon Sturgess, Andrew Meachen, James Clelland, Andrew Dawson.

Cubs: Mark Fryers, David Lee, Ricky Cracknell, John Holmes, Jason Quelly, Nigel Gregory.

Ventures: Phil Musgrave, David Fothergill, James Cantley, Dave Riley, Graeme Aveyard.

Leaders: Peter Johnson, (team manager), Steve Johnstone, Peter Angus, Ian Maguire.

Lancaster Guardian, November 1979.

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