THE Scouts in Wellington can 'a Ford' to be pleased this week.

They have raised £35,000 to buy a brand new 17 seat, Ford minibus complete with chairlift.

Fundraising events and grants have helped raise the money needed, with a special mention to the Big Lottery, Somerset County Council, the Wellington Community Planning event, Somerset Rural Transport Partnership, ROK, Orchard FM and Wellington Round Table.

The vehicle will be unveiled at 6pm on Wednesday, at 6 Fore St Wellington.