Bingo Fish & Chips 18th June 2016

CANCELLED – Due to insufficient numbers.
 Our next one will be in September.

This fund raising evening will take place on Saturday 18th June 2016 @ 6.30pm at 18th Ipswich Headquarters.

Fish & Chip supper will need to be ordered and paid for in advance and the bingo tickets will be on sale on the night..

BOOK NOW to get a seat….




Sunday 26th June 2016

12 until 4pm at Margaret Catchpole PH, Cliff Lane, Ipswich

We would love as many family members as possible to join in the celebrations with us, as this event is on the exact date that the group was founded 90 years ago.


Looking for anyone associated with the group in its 90 years.

Have you been a leader with the group in the past?

Would like to see if the HQ has changed, or remained the same?

Have you been a Beaver, Cub, Scout or Venture within the group in the past 90 years #

and would like to revisit your scouting past.

If the answer is yes, contact Denise Bloomfield (GSL) for further details


St George’s Day 2016

St George’s Day Parade on Sunday 24th April 2016 at Felixstowe

St George’s Day is an important date in scouting. St George is the Parton Saint of Scouts. Orwell District Scouts Parade in Felixstowe every year as part of the St George’s Day celebrations.

All participants must be assembled outside the Spa pavilion at 2:25pm the parade will commence at 2:30pm all groups will form up behind their flags.  The service will be on the pier Bight Car park outside the front of leisure centre, will be finished by 3:30pm.

Cubs – District Ten Pin Bowling Competition


The District Bowling will be at King Pin on Saturday 13th February starting at 1.50pm until 4pm.

Please bring along a pair of indoor trainers/plimsolls.

Cubs need to be in full uniform please.

Well done! to all the Cubs…


County News Jan/Feb 2016 – Now Available 

The Jan/Feb issue of ‘County News’ is available for download from the ‘Resources’ section of the Members Area.

The next copy of County News is Mar/Apr 2016. Copy is required by 26th Feb 2016.
We welcome any Scouting stories and can polish up the words if you give us the basic facts… and we like pictures, too! Send everything to:

NOTE: Could you also send any pictures as JPEG files rather than embedding them in Word documents as it saves a lot of time and will result in a better quality image appearing in the final product.