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Scout groups to take part in St George’s Day parade in Bungay

Past St George's Day parade in Bungay. Picture: Andrew Atterwill

Past St George's Day parade in Bungay. Picture: Andrew Atterwill

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Local scout groups are to hold their traditional St George’s Day parade in Bungay this weekend.

The Waveney District Guides and Scouts will have their parade and service on Sunday.

It will run from the old grammer playing fields in the town at 2.15pm to Bungay High School and return for 3.30pm.

St George is the patron saint of scouting and the groups will get together on that day to renew their scouting promises.

The Waveney Valley scouts comprise of six groups; the 2nd and 5th Beccles groups, 1st Bungay Sea Scouts, and 1st scouts in Earsham, Halesworth and Southwold.

The groups comprise of young people aged between six and 18.

Hilary Prior, district comissioner of the Waveney Valley scouts has also invited local guiding sections to join along on the day.

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