launch 20p Burnham-On-Sea
Christmas post delivery service
and Highbridge Scouts have launched their popular low-cost Christmas
card delivery service across the Burnham-On-Sea area.
service has been provided by the group for nearly 30 years and is
a key fundraiser, requiring hours of work by the Beavers, Cubs,
Scouts and their parents, as well as a group of helpers.
are delivered to Pawlett, East and West Huntspill, Highbridge, Burnham-On-Sea
and Berrow at a cost of just 20p per card.
service has been provided by the group for nearly thirty years and
is a key fundraiser, requiring hours of work by the Beavers, Cubs,
Scouts and their parents, as well as a group of helpers," says
spokesman Ian Murley.
has become a real tradition within the Highbridge and Burnham area
- our group has been doing this for approximately 28 years although
no one is certain about the actual dates - it may be even longer!"
collection boxes are out in various shops and locations across Burnham,
Highbridge, Pawlet, East and West Huntsill and Berrow."
can be put into the box with money (20p per card) between 1st December
and Friday 14th December. All will be delivered by Christmas Day
by our group members, parents, committee and other willing volunteers."
is a very important fund raiser for our group last year we
raised £1,000 and we hope to top that this year."
penny raised goes into the group funds which enables us to heat
and carry out general maintenance to our headquarters in Coronation
Road, Highbridge and to maintain and replace essential equipment
for use camping and out an about on scouting activities."
get calls and enquiries from members of the public asking when the
boxes are going out and checking that we are still doing this so
we would like to thank everyone for supporting us we view
this not only as a fundraiser but as a community service!"