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Lowestoft cub scouts join Rotarians in adding splash of colour to town

PUBLISHED: 14:00 16 November 2016

Planting purple crocus corms in Lowestoft as part of the three Lowestoft Rotary clubs nationwide Purple4Polio campaign. Rotary members with 1st Carlton Colville cub scouts. Pictures: MICK HOWES

Planting purple crocus corms in Lowestoft as part of the three Lowestoft Rotary clubs nationwide Purple4Polio campaign. Rotary members with 1st Carlton Colville cub scouts. Pictures: MICK HOWES

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It is a colourful campaign that is being backed by Lowestoft's three Rotary clubs.

The town’s Rotarians are supporting the launch of the nationwide Purple4Polio campaign to rid the world of the disease by holding a series of events.

And last month, cubs from two packs in the Lowestoft district joined members of the Lowestoft South Rotary Club to plant purple crocus corms and help to brighten up areas across the town.

The enthusiastic youngsters from the 1st Pakefield and 1st Carlton Colville cub packs joined the Rotarians in planting the crocus corms at High Street and Yarmouth Road in Lowestoft.

It is part of the campaign to transform public spaces and brighten up the local community – with the areas set to bloom next spring.

■ For more information visit www.rotarygbi.org

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