Youngsters in Bluntisham camp out under cardboard for charity

12:00 23 February 2014

Camping under cardboard are members of 1st Earith, Bluntisham and Colne Scout Group, pictured with Magpas Helimedix team paramedic Oliver Robinson and Dr Monojit Choudhury.

Camping under cardboard are members of 1st Earith, Bluntisham and Colne Scout Group, pictured with Magpas Helimedix team paramedic Oliver Robinson and Dr Monojit Choudhury.

Archant

Cardboard boxes became beds for the night for youngsters belonging to 1st Earith, Bluntisham and Colne Scout Group.

Nearly 60 beavers, cubs and scouts made a makeshift camp in the hall at St Helen’s Primary School in Bluntisham.

It is the fourth year they have camped out under cardboard and this time the group raised funds for lifesaving charity Magpas, members having visited the operations base in Huntingdon last year.

More than £200 was made and the grand total was yet to be calculated.

The boxes were donated by Boxes and Packaging Cambridge Ltd in St Ives.

0 comments

More news stories

Jack Nodes who died on New Year's Day, 2015.

A heartbroken mum is offering a reward for the return of her mobile phone which contains an ‘I Love You’ text message from her son who passed away two years ago.

Magistrates court

A 36-year-old man who was found in possession of drugs at a music festival in Abbots Ripton last year has been handed a fine by magistrates.

Tracy Brogan, headteacher of Ernulf Academy

The latest Ofsted report for Ernulf Academy in St Neots has rated the school as still requiring improvement in all areas but says “inadequate teaching has been eradicated”.

08:00
The former Level 2 nightclub

A former nightclub which was forced to close almost five years ago following a spate of violence has been put back on the market by Huntingdonshire District Council.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up