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Gallery: Orwell Park School Brownies and Guides show off retro uniforms in 100th anniversary fashion show

PUBLISHED: 10:00 08 January 2014 | UPDATED: 10:00 08 January 2014

The uniforms cover a period of 70 years of Guiding and Brownies, all lovingly collected by Brown Owl Dawn Lupton from friends and family. From the latest uniforms on the left to the oldest on the right, the girls cover the years.

The uniforms cover a period of 70 years of Guiding and Brownies, all lovingly collected by Brown Owl Dawn Lupton from friends and family. From the latest uniforms on the left to the oldest on the right, the girls cover the years.

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Brownie packs across Suffolk are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year and the festivities are already under way.

The Brownie pack based at Orwell Park School has put on a fashion show to display the Brownie and Girl Guide uniforms through the years.

The Brownies started out life as the Rosebuds in 1914 before changing their name to the one that we recognise today.

The organisation was founded by Lord Baden Powell after a group of girls showed up at his first Scout Jamboree at Crystal Palace in London, 1909.

Several members of the Royal Family became Brownies and Guides.

A picture from 1937 shows the future Queen as a Guide patrol leader with her younger sister, Princess Margaret, as a Brownie.

At Orwell Park School the girls are led by Dawn Lupton, a matron at the school whose family have a history of participation in the Brownies.

Dawn has a collection of uniforms dating backto the 1930s which she had the girls model during their very own fashion show.

Emergency services were called to an incident in Stoke-by-Nayland where a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

A hugely popular Suffolk band competition which champions new musical talent will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.

Firefighters tackled a two-car blaze in Haverhill after a suspect was seen setting one alight by a member of the public.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

A celebrity hairdresser visited West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds to give a masterclass to students and answer questions on the industry.

Two high-end cycles – worth £10,000 in total – were stolen after burglars broke into a garage in Elmsett, near Hadleigh.

Staff and students at Colchester Academy are celebrating their success after the school received its first ever ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection.

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