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  • Beavers and Cubs take part in Parliament 17th November 2017

    Beavers and cubs from 25th Halifax St Marks group opened the doors to their normal colony and pack night by welcoming local figure heads to take part in their uk parliament week programme. The beavers enjoyed a question and answer session with Conservative councillor Chris Pearson and Prospective councillor Oliver Williams before the cubs took part ...

  • Super Proud County Celebrates Achievement 14th October 2017

    On the 14th October members from across the County came together to present over 70 top awards at Bradford Cathedral. County Awards 2017 celebrated the achievements of our young people with presentation’s of the  Chief Scout’s Awards, Duke of Edinburgh Awards and the highest award, the Queen’s Scout by Mark Tarry, Deputy UK Chief Commissioner. The Young ...

  • Big Necker at a Big Celebration 5th December 2016 Cub 100 at Theme Park

    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 Wendy Gill, each one bearing ...

  • Cubs Crime Day in local Community 22nd November 2016 Cub 100 Police Day

    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 crime busting activities. And on ...

  • Grant awarded to support the Outdoors 11th October 2016 Bradley Wood Award

    Bradley Wood Scout Campsite & Activity Centre is awarded $25,000 grant to support Environmental awareness and Outdoor Learning for Young People Bradley Wood Scout Campsite & Activity Centre is located in Brighouse, West Yorkshire and is run by West Yorkshire Scouts. Primarily, it offers camping, accommodation and a wide range of outdoor activities for Scouts, Schools and other ...

  • WYS on Show helps Hospital Group 26th September 2016 Children's Hospital Cheque

    What a great welcome for us tonight at the 1st Sheffield Children’s hospital scout group. Many thanks to Stella, Sam, Oliver, Kayleigh and Alice who represented the 2016 WYS on SHOW cast to join me in presenting our cheque for £667 to support the development of the new facilities at the hospital.   Cheryl Davidson, community fund ...

  • Opportunities, Growth and Celebration 19th September 2016

    On Thursday 15th September the county gathered to celebrate another successful year of growth and opportunity in West Yorkshire. The tremendous work that everyone in the county has done has resulted in some of the best growth figures for some years as our County Commissioner explains : It will come as no surprise to you when I say ...

  • Bradley Wood a Winner ! 14th August 2016 Service Centre at Bradley Wood

    Bradley Wood Scout Campsite in Brighouse has been named as a regional winner in the Jewson Building Better Communities competition, with the project scooping £5,000 to spend on building materials. The materials will be used to rejuvenate the service team building which following a leak, floors and hallways have been badly damaged and are now in ...

  • Our Summer Camp 12th August 2016 Icon Blog

    Over the summer holidays many members of The Scout Association take part in Summer Camps, whether at the local site, at a jamboree or a bit further afield. This year 46th Bradford North ventured to their local site, Blackhills and this is there story. Summer Camp was a fantastic success.  Our theme for most of our ...

  • 46th Bradford : Summer Adventure 7th August 2016 Icon Blog

    Every term’s programme has something for everyone but in the summer term groups like to the out and about as much as possible as this account from Bev Howard at 46th Bradford explains. At the beginning of July fifty members of our group joined 300 others at Blackhills to celebrate 30 years of Beaver Scouting, Blackhills ...