Happy New Year – 2019

On this morning of a New Year, I would like to take this opportunity to wish each and everyone of you, Happy New Year. I do hope that 2019 will be a good year for us all.

Group Scout Leader

Suffolk Training Academy March 2019

If you need to complete your wood badge, book onto the Training Academy. It will run at Hallowtree on Saturday 16th March and Sunday 17th March. To book on, go to https://training.suffolkscouts.org.uk

Talk to your Training Adviser or Local Training Manager for more info.


All Parents Please could you make sure you have paid your subs please. Its £40 per child. All cheques to be made payable to 18th Ipswich Scout.

Please could you also pass the message onto other parents..

Festive Food & Bingo

We are planning to have a Bingo evening between Christmas and New
year Saturday 29th December 2018 @ 6.30pm at 18th Ipswich Headquarters.
There is always a bit of, what shall we do after Christmas, and what shall we do with all the food we have left over from Christmas. Here is your answer, bring a plate of food, pay £1 per person and come and have fun at bingo. We will make up a buffet with the food goodies you bring along. From your £1 we will provide sandwiches and free drinks as usual.
Please bring your own alcoholic drinks, should you wish to do so.

BOOK NOW to get a seat…. click here


Scout – Ipswich & Felixstowe


The Scouts are once again offering their special Christmas postal service for 2018 in the Ipswich and Felixstowe areas.

The special collecting boxes will open from Sunday 25th November until Wednesday 12th December

Cost will be only 25p per card (Any Size) – Please put your cards and money together in the special Scout Xmas Post boxes.

Please write the full address with postcode and any instructions on the envelope clearly.  For more details about where to post and where we deliver, please see below and also at The Ipswich Scout Post website

The groups involved will then begin to deliver the cards the day after the boxes close and will all be completed by Christmas Eve

The Ipswich & Felixstowe Scout Xmas Post Scheme

This service has been provided for 32 years and is now run by eleven scout groups for whom it is a major annual fundraising event, requiring hours of work by the leaders and parents of the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts & Explorers within each group. Plus, of course, a band of dedicated helpers. 

Scout Groups from Ipswich, Claydon, Kesgrave, Martlesham, Westerfield, Grundisburgh and Felixstowe will be delivering cards in and around

Ipswich (Postcodes IP1 – IP5), Kesgrave, Rushmere, Martlesham Heath, Grundisburgh, Gt & Lt Bealings, Playford, Pinewood, Claydon, Bramford, Gt Blakenham, Barham, Henley, Westerfield, Witnesham, Tuddenham.

Felixstowe has also now officially joined with the Ipswich scheme to provide a link between the towns and covers Felixstowe itself, the Trimley’s, Walton, Kirton and Falkenham.

To find out where you can post your cards please use our “Collection point checker” and to check that we deliver to a particular road please use our “Road Delivery Checker“.


We CANNOT deliver to any other locations.
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