Newsletter – January 2013

Please see attached 18th Ipswich Scout Group – NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2013.


All Parents Please could you make sure you have paid your subs please. Its £32 per child. All cheques to be made payable to 18th Ipswich Scout Group.
Please could you also pass the message onto other parents.

Recent Website Downtime

Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the recent website downtime. Unfortunately this was due to circumstances outside of my control.

Family Christmas Party

Family Christmas Party


I am sorry to have to advise you that due to the low number of family for this event the Family Christmas Party for Saturday 22nd December 2012 has been cancelled.

Saturday 22nd December 2012

6.30pm –9.30pm

£2 per family ticket

Music, Games and Donation Bar

There will be a list up in foyer of party food. People to put name next to food they will bring

Scouts – Christmas Post 2012

Ipswich Scout Christmas

Post Boxes Now CLOSED!

now in Sorting and Delivery Phase for 2012

If you encouter any issues with the Christmas Post scheme please email

Its back for the 26th year! Scout Groups from Ipswich, Claydon, Kesgrave and Martlesham will be delivering Christmas cards in and around Ipswich.

For just 20p per card (any size), the various groups will deliver your cards by December 20th. Collection dates this year are between Sunday 25th November and Thursday 11th December.

Post the money & cards into the special boxes.

18TH Ipswich Scout location of post boxes

Felixstowe Road Laundrette

George Debman Butchers – Cliff Lane

Woolverstone Day Unit at the Ipswich hospital

Pathology Dept. at the Ipswich Hospital

South Wards Reception desk Ipswich Hospital

Ipswich Building Society in Tower Ramparts

Ipswich Building Society Ravenwood

Tesco Express St Matthews

Tesco Express Duke Street

Tesco Express Nacton Road

Hamilton Smith Great Coleman Street

John Lewis and Waitrose Futura Park

Sainsbury Warren Heath

To find out where all of the collection boxes are, where we deliver and yet more details, please go to the Ipswich Christmas Post website

Please download our ‘Parents Guide to the Christmas Post‘ for more information

Thanks in advance for your support for this valuable fund-raising activity.

If you have any questions in the Scout Christmas Post please contact our post coordinators via

NEWS UPDATE: News Article: EADT 29-Nov-2012

Crown Pool – Monday 10th December 2012

Dear Parent / Guardian,

We are planning to take the cubs to Crown Pools on Monday 10th December 2012. This is due to the Christmas Post being sorted in the Scout Hut on the Monday night.

The cost of this evening will be £2.60 per cub. We will meet in the Foyer at 6:30pm and be ready to go in at 6:45pm. All cubs must be in full uniform. We will need some parental help for this session please. Each cub will need a £1 coin for a locker.

Please return the slip below, and indicate if your child will or will not be coming to Crown Pools.

There will be no meeting at the H.Q. that evening.

Please be at Crown Pools to collect your son / daughter at 8:45pm.