4th Ashby Scouts Christmas Post is only 30p a stamp in 2019, this compares well to the Royal Mail price of 58p for a second class stamp. We will be delivering to the whole of Ashby, Packington, Normanton, Shellbrook and Smisby. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CARDS ARE PROPERLY ADDRESSED with the house name, number, street, area and postcode, to ensure your cards reach their destination.

Service times:

1st December – Service start date

First deliveries will commence 9th. Collecting boxes and stamps will also be available at all of our collector stations from Saturday 1st December, during their normal shop trading hours Mon-Sunday as follows:

  • Card Cottage, Market Street.Ashby
  • Abbey Stores, Abbey Drive, Ashby
  • Tourist Information Centre (within Ashby Library), North Street, Ashby
  • Daybreak Services, Packington.

7th December – Deliveries start – Our stall will be manned from 9.00am to 2.00pm outside the Co-Op on Derby Road in Ashby, where you can buy stamps and post your cards, as well as our usual shop collector stations listed above.

Our network of supporters will be manning the sorting office where they will sort your cards and cards that have been posted from the 1st to the 7th December up to 2 pm, will then be delivered over the next couple of days.

Our delivery volunteers are asked to contact us if they have difficulties finding any addresses, so please let us know as soon as possible if your cards don’t arrive by Thursday, and we can contact the volunteer for the relevant delivery area.

14th December – Our stall will be manned from 9.00am to 2.00pm outside the Co-Op on Derby Road in Ashby.

This is the last posting day to ensure your cards arrive in time for Christmas.

Thank you for using our service and have a very merry Christmas!

Festive fundraiser for the local Community Since 1982

4th Ashby has run a Scout Post in Ashby since 1982 and is our primary fundraiser.  

The Christmas Post is entirely run by volunteers.

A huge amount of information about the Scout Post service nationally can be found here: http://johcra7.100webspace.net/index.html

If you need any further information about the Christmas Post, 4th Ashby Scout Group or you would be interested in getting involved in the group as either a leader or committee member, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can email scouting@4thashby.org.uk or ring Jonathan Bloor, Group Scout Leader, on 07588 869882.

The Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders at 4th Ashby are very grateful to our supporters: