Group Contacts

Listed below are contacts for the following:

  • Joining the Group as a Beaver, Cub, Scout, Explorer or Network Scout
  • Helping as a young leader or adult or undertaking Duke of Edingburgh (DoE) Service
  • Contacting Section Leaders about day to day issues
  • General enquiries eg Hall Hire, fund raising, membership fees etc
  • Executive and Fund Raising Team members

Hiring the Scout Hall

If you wish to hire the Scout Hall please click <here> for further information and contact details.

Joining as a Beaver, Cub, Scout, Explorer or Network Scout

Listed below are the contact details for each section. Please choice the most appropriate one for your child's age. Please note there is a waiting list for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

Section Contact Name Tel No Email
Beavers (6-8):
To go on waiting list
Karen Turner (01473) 611472 karenturner2303@gmail.com
Cubs (8-10½):
To go on waiting list
Karen Turner (01473) 611472 karenturner2303@gmail.com
Scouts (10½-14)
To go on waiting list
Celia Comber (01473) 622185 celia.m.comber@btinternet.com
Explorers (14-18) Joe Thorpe 07922 147676 easterncounties@yahoo.co.uk
Network (18-25) Adam Thorpe 07960 569738 adam.scouts@outlook.com

Helping as a young leader, adult or DoE service

Listed below are general contacts for volunteering to help the group as a young leader or adult and also for undertaking DoE service. Please choice the most appropriate one for your enquiry.

Type Contact Tel No Email
Offering to help at section meetings either as an adult leader or helper or as a young leader. Gareth Cox or contact the leader of the section you are interested in helping at or complete the help form on left of this page. 07989 472310 gsl.1stkesgrave@gmail.com
DoE service Gareth Cox or contact the leader of the section you are interested in helping at. 07989 472310 gsl.1stkesgrave@gmail.com

Section Contacts

Listed below are the contact details for each section.

Beavers

Section Contact Name Tel No Email
Beavers - Lark
Thu (Low Hall)
Paul Clack 07703 174543 paul.m.clack@gmail.com
Beavers - Stour
Thu (High Hall)
Maria Malkin 07721 776470 mariemalkin@btinternet.com
Beavers - Fynn
Fri (Low Hall)
Mark Davey 07484 160244 mark_at_scouts@btinternet.com
Beavers - Gipping
Fri (High Hall)
Luke Sumpter 07527 132674 Gipping.Beavers@Gmail.com

Cubs

Section Contact Name Tel No Email
Cubs - Constable
Mon (Low Hall)
Tracey Scase (01473) 625168 tracey.scase1@btinternet.com
Cubs - Constable
Mon (Low Hall)
Christine Morris (01473) 611317 christine.morris820@gmail.com
Cubs - Bader
Mon (High Hall)
Lesley Creasey (01473) 626779 lesley.creasey2@btinternet.com
Cubs - Wolsey
Wed
Karen Trickey 07950 210694 kmtrck@gmail.com

Troop

Section Contact Name Tel No Email
Scouts - Tue Adrian Barker (01473) 611663
07484 335163
atbarker@me.com
Scouts - Thu Alan Comber (01473) 622185
07917 023871
alan.r.comber@btinternet.com
Scouts - Thu Michelle Higgins (01473) 626489
07526 577628
michelle.401@btinternet.com

Explorers

Section Contact Name Tel No Email
Raedwald Explorers Joe Thorpe 07922 147676 easterncounties@yahoo.co.uk
Raedwald Explorers Nicky Dadswell 07784 091521 nick.dadswell@btconnect.com
Raedwald Explorers Sam Smith - S.smith1994@outlook.com

Network

Section Contact Name Tel No Email
Network Adam Thorpe 07960 569738 adam.scouts@outlook.com

General Contacts

Listed below are general contacts for the Group. Please choice the most appropriate one for your enquiry.

Type Contact Tel No Email
General enquiries /
Group Scout Leader
Gareth Cox 07989 472310 gsl.1stkesgrave@gmail.com
Hall Hire Judith Francis 07923 574990 scouthallhire@sky.com
Fund raising enquiries Celia Comber (01473) 622185 celia.m.comber@btinternet.com
Membership fees, invoicing, billing and finance enquiries Celia Comber (01473) 622185 celia.m.comber@btinternet.com
Website issues ie content, admin access etc Alan Comber (01473) 622185 admin@kesgravescouts.org.uk
Complaint Section Leader in first instance. Then Group Scout Leader. - -

Executive Commitee

Listed below are our current Executive Committee members.

Role Name Tel No Email
President Ivan Dadswell (01473) 622660 enquiry@kesgravescouts.org.uk
Chairperson Carl Gloess (01473) 626451 carl_gloess@btinternet.com
Vice - Chairperson Andie Morris (01473) 611317 andrewmorris433@gmail.com
Group Scout Leader Gareth Cox 07989 472310 gsl.1stkesgrave@gmail.com
Secretary Karen Turner (01473) 611472 karenturner2303@gmail.com
Treasurer Celia Comber (01473) 622185 celia.m.comber@btinternet.com
Hall Booking Secretary Judith Francis 07923 574990 scouthallhire@sky.com
Fund Raising Representative See chairperson of Fund Raising Committee - -
Section Leaders Beavers - Luke Sumpter
Cubs - Tracey Scase
Scouts - Adrian Barker
- -
Co-opted Members - Fund Raising Carol Ball
Jean Bridle
  -
Co-opted Members - General Purpose Tony Smith
Tracy Vobe
  -
Health and Safety Advisor Alan Brown - -
Outdoor Activities Advisor Jo Saagi - -
Rupert Fison Centre Director Alan Comber - -
Explorer Representative Sam Slater-Smith - -
Parent Representative - Beavers Fynn - Tim Asti
Gipping - Tina Shute
Lark - Laura Thornton-Coates
Stour - Matthew Chapple
- -
Parent Representative - Cubs Bader - Jonathan Ashley
Constable - Elaine Armstrong
Wolsey - Vacant
- -
Parent Representative - Scouts Tue - Carole Brown
Thu - Alan Oliver
- -
Parent Representative - Explorers Nick Heppleston - -

Executive Commitee - Advisors / Roles

Listed below are Non-Executive Committee advisors and roles.

Role Name Tel No Email
Training Advisors Gareth Cox
Alan Comber
- -
Independent Financial Examiner Hastings Wade 01449 616113 accountants@hastingswade.co.uk
Rupert Fison Centre Director Alan Comber (01473) 622185 alan.r.comber@btinternet.com
Fire Certfication Eastern Fire Ltd - -
Electrical Certfication Bayfields - -
2nd Stop Shop Co-ordinator Celia Comber (01473) 622185 celia.m.comber@btinternet.com
Bankers Santander - -
Solicitors Ashton Graham - -
Architect Barefoot and Gilles Ltd - -

Fund Raising Team

Listed below are members of the fund raising team.

Role Name Tel No Email
General Enquiries (01473) 622185 - enquiry@kesgravescouts.org.uk
Member Carol Ball - -
Member Jean Bridle - -
Member Samantha Culham - -
Member Celia Comber (01473) 622185 celia.m.comber@btinternet.com