Scouts set for Jamboree

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Tom Bates from Eastwood Explorers and Maisie Green from Brinsley Scouts have been selected to go to the World Scout Jamboree in Japan next year.

The event will be attended by 35,000 Scouts from all over the world. As well as taking part in the 11 day camp in Yamaguchi City, Tom and Maisie will also spend a few days in Tokyo plus a few days staying with a Japanese family, experiencing their culture and way of life.

World Jamborees take place once every four years. There will be 36 going from Nottinghamshire.