6th Hove Scouts Break Away

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After months of discussion, it is confirmed that 6th Hove Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, as we know it, will not be competing for the foreseeable future. Corps Director, Phil Clegg, has resigned his position, along with his loyal staff.

Clegg has now successfully negotiated taking over the charity that is currently known as Southern Aurora, who’s remaining management have welcomed Phil with open arms. Essentially he will be forming a new independent unit, who will perform under a new name – currently a working title of ‘The 6th’.

In making this announcement Clegg said “Breaking away from the Scout Association was an incredibly hard decision to make and has taken a lot of soul searching. Unfortunately mainly due to changes in the scouting regional staff structure, the corps had no choice other than to break away from the Association.”

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Posted by on Thursday, December 16th, 2010. Filed under Drum Corps Europe.