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DC appointed



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...Read the full news article

Free Bucket drumming session

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  ...Read the full news article

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

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...Read the full news article

New Explorers Unit at Lightcliffe

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...Read the full news article

First AId Training

Brighouse District First aid training

A 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...Read the full news article

Leader Training 2020

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...Read the full news article

DC shield 2019

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

Well deserved

...Read the full news article

First Aid


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...Read the full news article

2017 County Awards

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...Read the full news article

Brighouse District Camp Movie

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

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Brighouse Station Work Schedule 2017

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...Read the full news article

St Georges Day 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...Read the full news article

New Brighouse District Scout Network Commissioner

It is with great pleasure that I announce that Fiona Warburton a long serving scouter in our District is now the new Brighouse District Scout Network Commissioner.

Fiona is well known and regarded within our District for her tireless efforts in providing an excellent programme for Explorer Scouts and this new...Read the full news article

St George's Day Parade 2015 Gallery

The Gallery of Photos of Brighouse St Georges Day Parade 26th April 2015


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