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Make sure you send your Christmas cards before Scout post deadline




Don't forget to post your Christmas cards before the deadline for the Scouts post at noon on Wednesday, December 11.

The popular fund-raising service is now into its 26th year and Grantham Scouts are delivering cards within the Grantham NG31 area, as well as Barrowby, Gonerby, Harlaxton, Ancaster, Colsterworth, Foston, Long Bennington and Skillington.

The stamp price this year is 25p, except for large cards and calendars which will be 50p each.

The deadline for posting your Christmas cards with the Scout post this year is noon on December 11. (23531179)
The deadline for posting your Christmas cards with the Scout post this year is noon on December 11. (23531179)

Special Scout Stamps are on sale at numerous outlets, all of which have special posting boxes. Those outlets are Barrowby Gate Pharmacy, Winchester Road; McColls, New Beacon Road; The Melton Building Society, 43 High Street; G. Skinner & Sons Butchers, Barrowby; Coversure Insurance, Conduit Lane; Grantham Library; Gonerby Club, High Street, Great Gonerby; Day - Today News, Rushcliffe Road; Cards for Good Causes, George Centre; John Beaty Motors, Castlegate; Colsterworth Co-op.

Since the scheme started in 1993, over 400,000 cards have been delivered, raising nearly £60,700 for local Scouts.


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