Bid to Duplicate Boats

Dated 1986

Print Stint: A duplicating machine for sale caught the attention of scouts Jason Woploing, Andre Carder and Thomas Kerr
Echo Newspaper Group

Canvey Sea Scouts are on their way to replacing four boats destroyed by vandals.

Firebugs recently set light to two sailing boats, a dingy and tender belonging to the scouts at Tewkes Creek, Canvey.

Now the 4th Canvey Sea Scouts are pulling out all the stops to replace the boats.

A jumble sale boosted scout group funds by more than £80.

Group scout leader Mr Alan Evans said: “The jumble sale st the War Memorial Hall attracted about 140 people. We have had better in the past, but it was, nevertheless, a success.”

The proceeds will be shared between camping equipment maintenance and replacing the boats.

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Published in the Echo in 1986.

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  • Far left (out of uniform) Jason Wopling. Looks like a Jumble Sale at War Memorial Hall.

    By Martin Lepley (03/09/2017)
  • Hi, I’m the boy in the photo turning the handle. My name is Jason Wopling and I was in the sea scouts at this time. What a blast from the past! 

    By Jason Wopling (03/09/2017)

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