History and Heritage

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Aire Valley District Scout Council was born in 2004 with the merger of Shipley and Baildon District with Bingley District. It serves the towns of Baildon, Bingley, Denholme and Shipley and the surrounding villages to the North of the City of Bradford.


2004 Appointment of Ray Alderman as District Commissioner
2007 District Centenary Camp at Bramhope Campsite
2010 Appointment of Carolyn Booth as District Commissioner
2012 West Yorkshire Scouts BIG Camp, Harrogate
2014 10th Anniversary District Camp at Bramhope Campsite
2015 Appointment of Chris Watson as District Commissioner
2015 West Yorkshire Scouts BIG Camp 2, Harrogate
2016 Expansion of Sconce Activity Centre with the addition of Frankie’s Field

Further information on the West Yorkshire Scouts Archive and Heritage Foundation can be found here.