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

11 minutes ago
Tony's dad Barry Farrugia.

A St Neots man is campaigning for the Government to recognise and fully compensate those affected by a contaminated blood scandal which led to the deaths of three members of his family including his father.

11 minutes ago
Joan Shrubb

A St Ives man has called for a pedestrian crossing on a busy town centre road after his mother died following an accident on Saturday.

07:00
Wetherspoon is coming to town.

The Hunts Post is extending the deadline and opening a poll for readers to make their opinions heard about the naming of a town pub.

Yesterday, 09:38
Police raid A14 car wash, at Swavesey,

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of labour exploitation after police raided a car wash off the A14 near Cambridge last night (Monday).

”Calendar"/

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition today E-edition