Scouts hit the jackpot

DELIGHTED scouts were shocked when they scooped a £1,000 top prize in an online draw.

The Heage Scout Group had typed a code number on to the Verm-X website — and were surprised to win a £2 instant prize. But, two weeks later, the group received a phone call to say they had also won first prize in a monthly draw.

. The scouts were using the site because they had rescued some hens and needed the right product to keep them well. Now the scouts’ gardening project is set to profit from the unexpected cash windfall.