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Remembrance Parade 2018 – Sunday 11th November 2018

Posted on November 6th, 2018 by Webmaster

Once again we have been invited to join with the people of Hunsworth, East Bierley & Birkenshaw to come together to mark remembrance Sunday.

This is the day when people who have lost their lives in conflicts and wars all over the world are remembered, but this year is special because 2018 commemorates 100 years since the end of world war 1.

Please meet in the yard in front of Birkenshaw Church at 09:50 am, to parade to the memorial garden at East Bierley for a memorial service, followed by a two minutes silence at 11:00 am,

Parents and families are welcome to join us in the parade.

All members – wear smart uniform please, if you do not have official uniform trousers please wear school uniform type trousers.
It is likely to be cold so you should wear a warm coat (waterproof if wet) and perhaps a T-Shirt or similar under your uniform top.

Members should be collected from East Bierley at about 11:15 am.

Your Attendance would be much appreciated.


11th SV Leaders


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Gone Home – Christine Dawson

Posted on July 12th, 2018 by Webmaster

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the passing of Christine Dawson

Christine has been at the heart of the 11th Spen Valley for the past 40 years, first in the role of Akela and then as the group treasurer

She was highly thought of and will be deeply missed

Our thoughts go out to Paul and Alistair and their families.

Funeral arrangements will be posted as soon as we have them.

David Sowden – GSL

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Important Diary Dates 2018

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by Webmaster


Friday 9th February 2018 Cub & Scout Swimming Gala Spen Pool @ 19:15
Friday 16th February 2018 Cubs to Scouts Going up Ceremony 20:00 @ the HQ
Friday 9th March 2018 Scouts District Quiz 11th HQ at 20:30
Friday 30th March 2018 Good Friday NO Meeting for any sections
Friday 21st April 2018 Scouts District Cooking Competition 10:00 – 12:00 7th HQ
Sunday 21st April 2018 District St Georges Day Parade (See Separate Details)
Friday 11th May 2018 Cub & Scout Section Weekend Camp Weekend Camp at Fanwood (See Separate Details)
Sunday 20th May 2018 Group Annual Gala Parent help needed
Friday 6th – Sunday 8th July District Field Day Weekend 11th Group are the host group this year
Saturday 7th July District Field Day Beavers and Cubs invited to Fanwood for the
day stalls and other activities, come along and
find out all about Scouting in Spen Valley.


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Summer Gala 2017

Posted on April 1st, 2017 by Webmaster

This years summer gala will be held on Sunday 21st May 2017.

The Event will be held on Hunsworth recreation ground at 14:00

Entry is free so why not come along and join the fun!

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Long Service Awards 2016

Posted on April 24th, 2016 by Webmaster

At this afternoon’s St George’s Day parade, four of the leaders here at the 11th were presented with long service awards.  These ranged from 5 years service right up to 30 years service!
Congratulations to all the leaders who received their awards today.

10years  15years
Assistant Cub Leader Rebecca Holroyd and her 10 year award Cub Scout Leader Michael Holroyd and his 15 year award 
Group Scout leader David Sowden and his 30 year award

The awards were all presented by Spen Valley DC Mike Terry on behalf of Bear Grylls (Chief Scout)

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Summer Gala 2016

Posted on March 20th, 2016 by Webmaster

This years summer gala will be held on Sunday 15th May 2016.

The Event will be held on Hunsworth recreation ground at 14:00

Entry is free so why not come along and join the fun!

Poster 2016

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AGM 2015

Posted on July 26th, 2015 by Webmaster

Group AGM 2015

Tuesday 4th Aug 2015 @ 7:30pm 

Scout HQ, Green Lane Hunsworth

The group executive committee and leaders of the 11th would like to invite all parents / helpers and supporters to the Annual General Meeting of the 11th Spen Valley Scout Group, to held on Tuesday 4th Aug 2015 at 19:30 at the Scout HQ.

This is your opportunity to see the financial position of the group and to hear the annual reports from each of the section leaders.

If anyone has any comments regarding the running of the group, or is interested in joining us on the group committee, now is the time, and you would be very welcome.

Your Support Would be appreciated.

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Bricks 4 Kidz

Posted on July 15th, 2015 by Webmaster

Bricks 4 Kidz

During the Summer Bricks 4 Kidz are using our building to provide workshops using Lego Bricks.

The Workshops here at Hunsworth will be held on Wednesday 29th July / Thursday 30th July & Wednesday 19th Aug / Thursday 20th Aug.


To Book any workshops please visit www.bricks4kidz-calderdale.eventbrite.com for more info see their website at https://www.bricks4kidz.co.uk/calderdale-kirklees/


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To Book any workshops please visit www.bricks4kidz-calderdale.eventbrite.com for more info see thier website at https://www.bricks4kidz.co.uk/calderdale-kirklees/ 

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Group Gala 2015

Posted on May 17th, 2015 by Webmaster

Thanks to everyone who came along this afternoon to support the group at our Annual Gala.

The weather was kind to us again (apart from the wind) and a fantastic day was had by all.

Here are a few pics showing what we got up to.

Band Dancing
Car Park Sprint
IMG-20150517-WA0000 eggs


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