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1st—Diamond Jubilee Dinner November has been another hectic month! What with the Cub Scout Quiz, the 6th—County ADC / DC Social Scout Cooking Competition, an Expedition Training Weekend for Explorer Scouts 8th—Beaver Christingle and Network Members going to India and preparations for our County Christmas Dinner (tickets still available) on the 1st December we seem to have had something for nearly everybody this month! Preparations are now also well underway 12th—13th—HQ Winter Camp for our 65th Birthday celebrations in 2013 events for all sections and a service of celebration in June 2013 are just one or two of 15th—17th—Explorer Scout Forum the things for you to look out for. Our 65th Birthday celebrations are a chance to 24th—India Expedition Badge Day remember those events and people who have made us what we are today - a For further details see the website strong and vibrant Scouting County proud and respectful of our heritage. You will hear more about 2013 events in the near future. Also watch out for the Keighley Gang Show this month - talent galore on display as our young people take to the stage to entertain us all. Good Luck to everybody! So, I wish you all the best for Scouting over the next month - no doubt Christmas will bring it's own raft of challenges! By the way, watch out for the Beaver & Cub Christingle on the 8th December at the Piece Hall in Halifax. It should be a great event when our youngest members come together to share the excitement of the Christmas season. Whatever you do, enjoy your Scouting.

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In preparation for 2013 we are seeking nominations for the

County Charity of the year. All nominations received will be entered into a county wide ballot to determine next years County Charity. If you would like to nominate a charity please send your nomination before 30th November to charity@wyscouts.org.uk

We need your feedback on our activity permit scheme— Take a look at the consultation Document—Click here to feedback

Visits abroad process has gone electronic - Contact international@wyscouts.org.uk to get the new electronic forms

West Yorkshire has part share in the NE Regional Glider. The gliding club will fly 6 scouts per day (weather permitting) and 2 leaders (if time permits) on the following dates for West Yorkshire... 10th December 11th December 28th January 29th January 3rd March 4th March See county website for Conditions. To book contact glider@wyscouts.org.uk.

Saturday 8th December Halifax Piece Hall 4:15 to 6:30pm Christingle activities including the Christingle Trail with Beavers and Cubs making Christingles in advance of the Service in the Piece Hall. Parents and friends can join us for the Christingle Service in the Piece Hall. Places allocated on a first come first served basis— Book through the County Website. Any queries contact beavers@wyscouts.org.uk

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We’re still working through the details but we’re looking for people who may be interested in getting involved . See the flyer or email bigcamp@wyscouts.org.uk for more details

Bradley Wood 14 /15th September 2013 - Cost £15 per cub. The Keighley Scout Gangshow is on Fri/ Sat 23rd & 24th November at Victoria Hall in Keighley. Our unique take on the traditional Gangshow features our cast of 70+ Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Network in our brand new show “We are Legend”. Book and more info online at www.keighleyscouts.org.uk/gangshow.

Any cub who has earned their silver award during September 2012 to July 2013 can attend this once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate their achievement and the 65th Birthday of West Yorkshire Scouts. Come and camp like they did 65 years ago. For further information contact Wendy cubs@wyscouts.org.uk

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