Felixstowe Carnival – First Place!

At the Felixstowe Carnival on Saturday 18th August 2012 on the hottest day of the year so far, the Orwell District “float” won the 1st prize for “Best Decorated Lorry”. When you see the pictures, you can see why! (see Photos)

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Suffolk’s Greener Homes Scheme

“This scheme is now closed to new applicants”.

The current funding scheme provided by Energy Companies which had paid for all insulation work has now ended. However, it is likely that new sources of funding maybe available in 2013 and we will promote any new schemes on this website.

If you have already applied for insulation under this scheme and have any queries about your application please ring the Warm as Toast hotline number 0845 603 7686 or e-mail the Greener Homes team at SEAL@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk.”

Please find attached a poster explaining the ‘Suffolk Greener Home Scheme’.

This may also benefit persons external to the group who may be interested in taking advantage of the Councils/Governments scheme to improve their home.

The suggested income stream in generous, but more importantly it will save us money personally and promote the enviroment!

It is worth investigating before the offer ends and whilst the weather is favourable.

For every installation from a referral with your code; the installer will donate £15 to your organisation. If a household has both Cavity Wall and Loft Insulation installed; the cash-back will be £30 per household. Just 70 installations will provide your organisation with over £1,000. Your organisation will then receive the community cash-back in a single payment from Suffolk County Council by the end of the Autumn term 2012.

All details, including an FAQ section are available at www.greensuffolk.org/toast

Marquee Hire – 11th August 2012

We need as many hands as possible to put up / down the Marquee

Meet up time is 1pm, Saturday 11th August at the Cliff Lane HQ. To be erected at Trinity Park.

The ‘take down’ to be 18th or 19th August – TBC

We would like to establish a list of 15 group members willing to assist the group in fundraising in this way !!!!

If you are interested (or your partner), please forward your details to gsl@18thipswich.org.uk

Don’t forget this provides income which supports the group and your children!

Ipswich: Scouts on the hunt for help with HQ refurbishment

AN historic town scout group has today issued a plea for kind-hearted volunteers to offer a helping hand.

We have an article in the Evening Star Website and Press….




District Cub Camp 2012

DISTRICT CUB CAMP will take place at Hallowtree Friday 13th July to Sunday 15th July 2012.

We need as many hands as possible to put up tents for District Cub Camp.

Meeting at Hallowtree on Thursday 12th July 2012 at 6.45pm

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