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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

Brighouse Station Work Schedule 2017

21 Jul 2016

Confirmed Rota for work at the Station by the Scouts/Explorers is below: ( updated 29th April 2017)

14th May – Lightcliffe Scouts & Southowram Scouts

11th June – Lightcliffe Scouts & Southowram Scouts

9th July – RSM and Bailiff Bridge Scouts

13th August – Big Group effort for all District aged Scout age and over

10th Sept – RSM and Bailiff Bridge Scouts

8th Oct – …

St Georges Day 2016

13 Apr 2016

As I have been asked several times about St Georges Day 2016.. Please find below confirmation of the details
Flag practice All Flag bearers to attend
Thursday 21st April 6pm till 7.30pm – outside Central Methodists
St Georges day actual
Sunday 24th April
Meet 1:30pm outside Central Methodists
for 2pm service
Parade around town 3:15pm
Finish approx 3:45
Please warn parents the market is on (as last year) and …