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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)

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
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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

 

St George's Day Parade 2015 Details

Brighouse and Rastrick Scouts and Guides will join together on Sunday 26th May to celebrate St George the Patron Saint of Scouts and Guides (as well as England)

 

Over 200 Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies, Cubs, Guides, Scouts,Senior Section Guides, Explorers Scouts and Adults leaders from throughout the Brighouse and Rastrick district will...Read the full news article


New Brighouse District Explorer Scout Commissioner

I am delighted to announce Chris Clark as the new District Explorer Scout Commissioner for the Brighouse Scout District, Chris will be known to many of you as a talented and dedicated sectional leader at Hove Edge. The role of District Explorer Scout Commissioner is a new challenge for Chris...Read the full news article


Calling all Adults in Brighouse

Calling All Adults,
ADC Beavers Heather Wood is looking to help Central Beavers Section get a couple of adults to come and help with the section, currently the group is limited to only 8 youngsters as the group only has one leader, they have a waiting list of beaver aged...Read the full news article


David Radley 30 year service award

I proudly presented David Radley with the outstanding achievement of a 30 year service award yesterday (Sunday 13th July) in the lovely grounds of Kirkwood Hospice.
David is very active with his laptop and I’m sure would appreciate the odd email or two from anyone in district

 

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Pugneys Water Day 2014

Over 60 Cubs and Scouts from all over Brighouse District arrived at the Pugneys Country Park near Denby Dale, Wakefield on Saturday 14th June 2014 for a day filled with Fun and on-water Adventure, partaking in Canoeing and Kayaking.

The Cubs and Scouts got to know boys and girls from all...Read the full news article


St Georges Day Celebrations 2014

Brighouse and Rastrick Scouts and Guides joined together today to celebrate St George the Patron Saint of Scouts and Guides (as well as England)

 

Over 200 Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies, Cubs, Guides, Scouts,Senior Section Guides, Explorers Scouts and Adults leaders from throughout the Brighouse and Rastrict district came together under the roof...Read the full news article


Bradley Lodge Refurbishment Fundraiser

Please click here for details of the fundraiser in aid of Bradley Lodge Refurbishment

Further update here

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District Cub Cooking Competition 2014

 

21 young cubs from all over Brighouse took part in the annual cooking competition, to select 2 teams to go forward to the West Yorkshire County Cubs Cooking competition in March.

7 teams from 5 groups stepped up to the challenge of cooking Chicken Noodle Vegetable Stir Fry, with...Read the full news article


Busy beavers do their bit for children’s hospice

News article from the Halifax Courier, about Southowram St Anne’s Beaver Colony

 

http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/calderdale/busy-beavers-do-their-bit-for-children-s-hospice-1-6404363

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ADC SCOUTS

After careful consideration during his appointment review with the District Commissioner, Steve Owen has stepped down as Acting ADC Scouts, he is staying on in Brighouse as a District Occasional Helper able to help out at any of our events, the DC would like to officially thank him for his...Read the full news article


Lightcliffe Scouts Annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display

Lightcliffe Scouts are happy to invite everyone to their annual bonfire and fireworks display.

Saturday 2nd November 2013

5:30pm Gates open

6.00 pm Bonfire Lit

6:30pm Childrens fireworks display

7:30pm Main fireworks display.

 

Prices £ 5.00 for Adults  and £ 3.00 under 14’s

Pay on Entry

Hot Food and refreshments on Sale

All proceeds to Lightcliffe Scout Group

 

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Promise

The Scout Association (TSA) has launched an additional alternative version to the core Scout Promise in order to officially welcome atheists into the Movement.

Following an extensive 10-month consultation process within and outside of the Movement, TSA has introduced an additional...Read the full news article


NIGHTHAWK CHALLENGE

DRUM ROLL PLEASE….THE RESULTS ARE IN FOR THE NIGHTHAWK CHALLENGE!!!!
“Queen Laura and the Beeping Princesses” team – Laura W, Hope, Matt, Josh, Jack D, Harry & Tom – finished the competition and came 25th (out of 28 teams).

REALLY FANTASTIC NEWS ….. “Team Star Jump” – James, Gen, Jamie, Lewis,...Read the full news article


District Water Adventure Day at Pugneys 2013

Over 120 Cubs and Scouts from all over Brighouse District arrived at the Pugneys Country Park near Denby Dale, Wakefield on Sunday 29th September 2013 for a day filled with Fun and on-water Adventure, partaking in Canoeing and Kayaking.

The Cubs and Scouts got to know boys and girls from all...Read the full news article


Beavers Forbidden Corner Trip 2013

On Saturday 14th September 2013 one hundred and one Beavers, Parents and Leaders (not Dalmatians) converged on the Forbidden Corner in Middleham, North Yorkshire. The sun shone as the Beavers all explored a labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a stunning four acre garden.

It was...Read the full news article


WYS ON SHOW

WYS ON SHOW 2014

The West Yorkshire county gang show, is back for its next performance which takes place at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax with performances on Thursday and Friday, April 3rd and 4th then two performances on Saturday April 5th 2014
Rehearsals begin in January and will...Read the full news article


Two new Commissioners for the Brighouse Scout District

I am delighted to announce that we have two new Commissioners for the Brighouse Scout District.
Georgina Knightley who many of you already know comes onto the District team as the new Assistant District Commissioner for Cubs with a great deal of experience, talent and dedication as a sectional leader...Read the full news article


St Georges Day Survey

If you are a Leader or Parent and you were involved with any group or child attending the St Georges Day Parade in Brighouse on 21st April

please would you take a couple of minutes to fill in a survey

please click the link below

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/723R3SF

 

Thank you

 

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New FACEBOOK Group

As part of our overhaul of the website we have also created a facebook group.

 

check it out at

https://www.facebook.com/groups/brighousescouts

 

 

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Gilwell24

The Brighouse Explorers recently spent the weekend of 12th – 14th July at the Home of  Scouting “Gillwell park” attending the Gilwell24 event

The Gilwell 24 event is a 24 hour long day of activity and challenge running from 09:00 on Saturday straight through until 09:00 Sunday.

Brighouse District Scouts is happy to announce that all Cubs and Scouts from all the groups in Brighouse have the opportunity to attend a half day water based activity event on Sunday 29th September 2013 at the Pugneys watersport centre, near Wakefield (just 250m off the...Read the full news article


District Camp

Just under 200 young people and Adults just got back from our 3 night district camp held at Bramhope Scout Campsite over the Bank Holiday at the end of May.

During the weekend we had Cubs, Scouts, Beavers and Explorers, all camping and having great fun with the activities, that the...Read the full news article


Website News

Welcome to the very new and currently not so shiny Brighouse District Scouts Website

please feel free to email any brighouse scouting news to

webmaster at brighousescouts.org.uk

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