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Sadly, with all the problems that have been going on with the corona virus, it came as a shock when we were told that Betty Cooper, our long serving Branch member, had sadly died on the morning of April 23rd. Betty had been a branch member since the 70s, quickly taking over the job of […]

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Because of the  issues with the coronavirus, The Branch AGF has been postponed until the crisis is over.

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Because of the difficulty of collecting money from members for the 100 Club, it has been decided to postpone it until further notice. Winners of the April 100 Club will receive their cheque when the crisis is over.

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Due to the ongoing issues with the coronavirus, it has been necessary to cancel The Easter Egg Hunt, scheduled for Easter Saturday.

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The Branch had a stall at The Haverhill Show, held on July 8th, on the rec. Sadly, The Branch were put right on the edge of the rec., a long way from the action and people, which made it difficult to take the “barrow” around and sell tickets. The reaction of the public this year […]

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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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