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Once again The Branch was involved with The Big Bash – the first one of Jim’s reign. As it should be, Jim went down a different track – the main fund-raiser was a 50/50 raffle, which raised £280. Three buckets went round the rec. asking people to have a go and buy a ticket, with […]

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To all of you who helped out on what was not a very pleasant day, my sincere thanks. Please forgive me if I put the strangers first, but we had such a lot of help from people new to our cause. Firstly, Elizabeth and her four children. Between then, they (three including Mum) dressed up […]

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Again The Branch found itself involved in a fund raising venture, and again it was the same people turning out – The Magnificent Seven, plus a few. It was a shame I forgot my camera, as this bunch deserves to be in The Branch’s Hall of Fame. Between them, they raised nearly £350 for Branch […]

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First of all let me say that these are my thoughts and not necessarily those of the Branch. Secondly, I have been an Ipswich  supporter for over 70 years, and I think I am entitled to air my views. I have been there through good times and bad, and we have had our share of […]

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This took place at our meal as a special event – for the first time this was made to two families, The Browns, and Nick and Val. In respect of The Browns, they are nearly always present for  our events, and their control of the car park at the Easter Egg Hunt is very special.  […]

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The Branch held its end of season dinner at The Red Lion, Little Wratting on the evening of Saturday May 20th, with 19 members attending. Once again the meal – when sorted for which table it was for – was great and enjoyed by all. The landlord again helped with prizes for the raffle, as […]

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The day for our hunt arrived dry, a bit fresh and a little cloudy. We had arranged to start selling tickets at 12:30 instead of 1:00 in the hope of reducing some of the last minute pressure. Those helping were present at 11.15 to open up the venue, set up the canteen, start cooking the […]

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Saturday the 3rd of December saw The Branch set off from Haverhill with 29 Ipswich Supporters on board, on a trial basis to see how viable it was for The Branch to run  coaches to  away Championship games. There were supporters from Stowmarket, Bury and Haverhill on the coach. We managed to get a few […]

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        Once again The Haverhill Branch took to the streets on late night shopping night, with a barrow load of goodies, to raise money for funds to keep the home coaches running, and also to help towards a cancer appeal. The winner of the complete barrow of goodies was Steven Bailey of Castle Lane, […]

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