Media Centre

Welcome to the county Media Centre, if you need any resources or support that you can’t find please contact us.

Our Latest News

  • Big Necker at a Big Celebration Monday December 05th, 2016

    What a great day we had today at Flamingo Land !   Cub scouts and leaders from the 39th Parkwood (Huddersfield SW) and 15th Cowcliffe (Huddersfield North) represented West Yorkshire at the unveiling of the biggest necker ever !    Back in January, Cub Scout Packs had been invited to submit two neckers to ...

  • Cubs Crime Day in local Community Tuesday November 22nd, 2016

    West Yorkshire Police and the University of Huddersfield have teamed up with local Cub packs to help teach the youngsters to ‘be prepared’ and help prevent crime. The three organisations have worked in partnership to create a crime prevention badge which local cubs can earn after completing a programme of ...

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Latest External Media Coverage

West Yorkshire Scouts enjoy extensive external media coverage, the latest articles are below

Date Source What was it all about ?
22nd October Keigley News VIP visitor to Keighley's newest Scout groups
17th October Telegraph and Argus Bradley Wood Scout Campsite and Activity Centre in Brighouse given boost by Alcoa Foundation
8th September Telegraph and Argus Tributes to Keighley district Scouting movement stalwart
25th August Telegraph and Argus Moving visit for Riddlesden Scouts
18th August Telegraph and Argus Boost for Scouts' allotment project

View more articles from this year and recent years

The County has a Mobile Display Unit (MDU) which can be borrowed by Scout Groups and Districts within the County of West Yorkshire to publicise Scouting at local events.

There is no charge to groups in West Yorkshire for using the MDU, however borrowers must be insured for both transporting the vehicle to the event and for damages occurred as a result of using the MDU.

The MDU comes equipped with the following standard and optional equipment. Optional equipment must be ordered at the time of booking.

  • Overhead Projector & Screen – (you need to supply your own laptop)
  • A small supply of promotional leaflets
  • A PVC 3m by 3m banner advertising scouting in West Yorkshire
  • A wheel clamp and Towing locks (these must be used when the vehicle is not in transit)
  • Powerlead to external power supply
  • Full Public Address System
  • Charging point for mobile devices
  • DVD Player
  • LED TV Screen
  • Wii & Watersports game

More information and ways to book the unit
The county has a Media Scout Active Support Unit. It is made up of people who have lots of skills and interests in media, in particular

  • Staging of Events including sound,lighting and staging
  • Video Editing
  • Networking
  • Photography
  • Online Promotion

Our aim is to both support events in the County and to share skills and media opportunities  with others. If you need any support for any of your events no matter how small please contact us, we may not be able to come along, but we will give you every support that we can, to make your event a real success.

Find out more on the dedicated page