Plans are being drawn up for a new headquarters for 7th Harlow as the Scout Group raise funds by selling bricks in a mission to replace a building previously destroyed by fire.

The Scout Group, currently running its meetings at a number of locations across the town have used the circumstance to continue growth but push forward with a plan to literally rebuild the Scout Group.

A recent trip to Kingston Ridge campsite saw 10 Scouts enjoy the assault course, midnight walk and spending three hours in a ‘learn by doing experience’ with an Icelandic tent.

With plans being drawn up for a brand new building, 7th Harlow are fundraising like mad with regular committee meetings and fundraising events including a race night at the local greyhound stadium and an abseiling down a local water tower all set to be real money spinners for the Group.

A recent volunteer project, at a local wood, planting trees, proved popular with Scouts, Cubs and their parents. Scout leader Peter Craft said: