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Beaver Christmas Party

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-12-22 01:35:26

Santa jouned over 100 Beavers from accross the district for their Christmas bash at Haworth community center. Beside recieveing gifts from the man in the red suit they also played party games, ate loads of food and danced at the Disco.

Live 07

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-11-24 01:35:04

The national centenary events drew to a close in spectacular fashion at the 02 Arena on the 24th November, the 23,000 seater arena was packed for two perfomances including live cooking during the shows, dragon boat racing, syncronised mini-driving, a huge race featuring our Districts own Explorers (left), absailing from the roof as well as a campfire sing-a-long. Hosted by Peter Duncan and other celebrities it was a fantastic celebration of all things Scouting.

Lest we forget

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-11-10 01:34:28

With many British service personnel loosing their lives this year the annual act of remembrance is as important as ever and scouting was represented at many ceremonies around the district. There was also a good turnout at the Keighley Civic Ceremony with District Commissioner Jeanette Young laying a wreath at the war memorial.

Centenary Bonfire

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-11-05 01:34:12

The centenary bonfire was a huge success with around 700 people descending on Keighley rugby union club to watch a spectacular display. Thanks to everyone who came 2007 is proving to be a fantastic year for scouting.

Camp Cook / Beaver Quiz / Cub Night Hike

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-10-27 01:33:46

This was a frantic and fantastic weekend of scouting with events taking place for three sections. A great turnout at the Scout Camp Cook (this year combined with the challenge flag) led to Oakworth retaining the Challenge Flag, Riddlesden Winning the Camping, Long Lee taking the cooking and the David Exley trophy being presented to Silsden. 

In the beaver quiz held at Riddlesden Scout headquarters the winners were Fell Lane (Left). The cub night hike was also a huge success with over a hundred cubs, leaders and parents snaking over the world famous moore. Well done and a big thanks to everyone taking part in an event this weekend.

Sainsbury's Week

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-10-13 01:33:22

A huge thank you to everyone who donated, cooked, packed, played and did anything else at Sainsburys it was a fantastic event that not only raised money but also increased awareness of scouting and allowed us to recruit quite a few new members and raised over £2,000!

Sunset Ceremony

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-08-01 01:33:07

The centenary Sunset ceremony was a tremendous success with around 500 people being present to renew their promise. A centenary necker and some other lost property was left please email us from the contact page or contact the district commissioner if you think it's yours.

Chris Whittingham

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-08-01 01:33:07

It is with deep regret that

Striking Gold

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-07-14 01:32:51

Congratulations to 5 Scouts from the District who collected their Gold Duke of Edinburgh's award in a ceremony at Windsor Castle attended the Earl and Countess of Wessex.

Centenary Enterprise Camp

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-05-19 01:32:34

The biggest camp Keighley has ever seen took part over the weekend of the 25-28th May 2007. Near 300 people turned up to celebrate a century of Scouting taking part in every activity you could think of. A huge thanks to everyone who made it possible. Click this link for pictures.

Cub Quiz

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-05-05 01:32:03

This years winners of the Cub quiz were Riddlseden with St Annes in second and Fell Lane third.

St Georges day

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-04-22 01:31:44

Our centenary St Georges day was a huge success with standing room only in the Church. Along side the traditional hymns this year we also sung songs that would usually find around a camp fire including crest of a wave and BP Spirit and the parade back was livened up by hundreds of St Georges flags. 
As promised a picture of the board with literally hundreds of hands on is on your left (click to make it bigger).

5-A-Side

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-04-21 01:31:17

The results of this years 5-a-side competition are as follows: 
Scouts 
1st: 23rd Keighley St Annes 
2nd: 2nd Keighley Riddlesden 
3rd: 3rd Silsden 
Cubs 
1st: 6th Keighley Oakworth 
2nd: 14th Keighley Haworth 
Beavers 
1st: 1st Keighley Fell Lane 
2nd: 14th Keighley Haworth

Centenary Balloon Launch Winners

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-02-02 01:30:16

We are pleased to announce the following prize winners, a big thank you to everyone involved with the event and everyone who bought a ticket.

1st: M Dilworth £100 
2nd Anthony Garnett £50 
3rd Jake Smith £25 
4th Louis McGeachie £15 
5th Faye Brammah £10

Beaver Challenge Flag

Added by:Daniel Mosby On: 2007-01-05 01:29:49

The Beaver Challenge flag was held on the 30th March at Fell Lane Scout Hut. The event included numerous fun activities and the overall winners were 6th Keighley Oakworth (above) Congratulations.