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DC appointed

5 Sep 2021


Good afternoon everyone.
I accepted the position of DC Brighouse on Thursday 2nd September 2021 and it is an understatement to say that I am excited to be taking on the role.
I know I will be working with an amazing group of people and I believe we have a fabulous district that we all should be proud of.
This honestly was my …

Free Bucket drumming session

1 Oct 2020

A fun introduction to Bucket drumming, running through General drumming techniques and finishing up with drumming to a popular tune.
Learn to drum from your own home with just a bucket! Led by experienced community percussionist Katie Mallard (West Yorkshire, UK)
About this free online event taking place on Sunday, 18 October 20   1:55pm – 2:55pm
About this Event
• For adults and older children. …

All scouting has been suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar 2020

Announcement from UK scouting headquarters on 16th March 2020.
All face-to-face Scout meetings, activities and events in the UK have been suspended from Tuesday, 17 March 2020

From: “Tim Kidd, UK Chief Commissioner [Scouts]” 
Date: 16 March 2020 20:34:43 GMT
Dear all,
I’m writing to share critical pieces of information relating to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. This email follows my previous communications with volunteer …

New Explorers Unit at Lightcliffe

11 Mar 2020

We are forming a new Explorers Unit at Lightcliffe Scout Hut starting from Tuesday 21st April 2020 at 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

If any Scouts, Explorers, Parents/Guardians and Leaders would like to find out more please contact us via
Explorers are aged 14 to 18 year old 
Explorer Scouts are encouraged to lead themselves in deciding the programme and direction of the Unit, …

First AId Training

29 Jan 2020

Brighouse District First aid trainingA six hour First Aid Training course has been booked for Sunday 12 April 2020

It is available free of charge of a first come first served basis.

12 places are available to Brighouse District leaders requiring First Aid training.It will start at 9:30 am at Lightcliffe Scout HQ and will finish between 3:30 and 4pm depending on …

Leader Training 2020

30 Dec 2019

To book your place on any of these courses, West Yorkshire Scouts use an online booking tool, via our web pages, BOOKWHEN. To access this go to, select the Book Events dropdown on the right of the screen, the select Adult Learning.

From here you can see all the training courses we offer. Course bookings …

DC shield 2019

2 Dec 2019

Big congratulations on Dave Kingston, for his award of the District Commissioners shield for 2019.Well deserved

First Aid

10 Dec 2017

A Scouting first response, first aid course has been arranged for Saturday 3rd February at Bradley Lodge, Bradley Wood.
The course is a full day and starts at 9:30am, finishing at around 4pm, You will need to bring a packed lunch etc, the kettle will be on and tea/ coffee will be provided.
This course is available for anyone Brighouse District scouting who …

2017 County Awards

14 Oct 2017

Huge Congratulations to all the Brighouse Scouts and Brighouse Tykes explorer’s gaining award’s at tonight’s s county awards ceremony..
Especially two Rastrick St Mathews Scout’s and former young leader’s the ONLY two scout’s to be awarded the Queen’s Scout Award and DofE Gold in West Yorkshire this year, The QSA is the absolute top award in youth scouting. Brighouse Tykes and Rastrick St Matthews …

Brighouse District Camp Movie

2 Jun 2017

We have put together a movie showing the Hesley Wood Brighouse District Camp 26-29th May 2017