Throwback Thursday - CUb Scouts camping out at Hallowtrees in 1973

Cub Scouts camping competition at Hallowtree Picture: OWEN HINES

Cub Scouts camping competition at Hallowtree Picture: OWEN HINES - Credit: Owen Hiines

Bears, balloons and boxing are brought to you this on this fine Thursday as we throw it back to 1973.

Mr and Mrs Burrows dance the night away Picture: PAUL NIXON

Mr and Mrs Burrows dance the night away Picture: PAUL NIXON - Credit: Paul Nixon

We start of with a photograph of the Cub Scouts camping out at Hallowtree, using their survival skills to rustle up some breakfast for camp.

Grass track riders at Ipswich Airport Picture: PAUL NIXON

Grass track riders at Ipswich Airport Picture: PAUL NIXON - Credit: Paul Nixon

Second in our assorted gallery this week we have Mr and Mrs Burrows, who were dressed to impress in their dancing regalia and showing no signs of slowing down.

Amature boxing match present their club and trophies Picture: OWEN HINES

Amature boxing match present their club and trophies Picture: OWEN HINES - Credit: Owen Hines

These lads were raring to go on their bikes at the grass track at the old Ipswich airport.

The Remembrance service at Christchurch Park in 1973 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL

The Remembrance service at Christchurch Park in 1973 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Richard Snasdell

The youthful members of the amateur boxing club in Ipswich proudly stand next to their trophy haul.

Bears on a seesaw at the Circus Hoffman in Ipswich Picture: OWEN HINES

Bears on a seesaw at the Circus Hoffman in Ipswich Picture: OWEN HINES - Credit: Owen Hines

This shows the respectful tribute paid at the Remembrance service at Christchurch Park in November of that year.

Hermes balloon goes up at auto speed rally Picture: PAUL NIXON

Hermes balloon goes up at auto speed rally Picture: PAUL NIXON - Credit: Paul Nixon

There was astonishing sights as Circus Hoffman came to town.

Most Read

And the Hermes hot air balloon took to the skies above the auto speed rally track.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter