North Yorkshire Scout County covers the county of North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire Scouts clebrated the Centenary of scouting in 2007 by joining the Bilton Conservation Group to plant 2000 trees donated by the Woodland Trust.
The County is currently divided into 15 Scout Districts:
- Harrogate and Nidderdale
- Ripon and District
- Scarborough and District
- South Craven
- Vale of Mowbray
- Whitby and District
- York Ebor
- York Minster
There are Scout Network units in Easingwold, Harrogate and Nidderdale (LYNX), Leven, Northallerton, Richmondshire, Ripon, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, South Craven, Vale of Mowbray, Whitby and York.
... cricket season saw a close battle play out for the County Championship title between Surrey and last year's champions Yorkshire ... Yorkshire travelled to Taunton in Somerset, and after the first day was rained off, Somerset had to bat on a rain-affected pitch ... seven for 32 as Somerset fell to 99, but Yorkshire never got the chance to reply as the third day was rained off ...
... BBC Radio Humberside broadcasts to East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire on 95.9 FM (High Hunsley), 1485 AM (Paull, east of Hull), DAB and the internet using RealPlayer ... up on the Yorkshire Wolds is quite powerful over the relatively flat surrounding area being heard clearly in most of South Yorkshire as well ... on 96.9 FM (Radio Humberside's old frequency), Capital Yorkshire on 105.8 FM and BBC National DAB (since 20 April 2006) ...
... From Horton it enters North Yorkshire and goes through West and East Marton before a roundabout junction with the A56 after which the road passes Broughton ... The concurrent bypass crosses the B6265 north of the town, and then de-merges with the A65 to the east of the town ... This stretch of the route is claimed to be the busiest road in North Yorkshire ...
... signal is broadcast at 2,500 ft from the Holme Moss transmitter (actually in West Yorkshire, on the border with Derbyshire), enabling the signal to be clearly heard over ... The Crosspool transmitter on Tapton Hill also has Hallam FM on 97.4FM, Capital Yorkshire on 105.6FM and Real Radio on 107.7FM ...
... There were 2,266 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Famous quotes containing the words county, scout and/or north:
“It would astonish if not amuse, the older citizens of your County who twelve years ago knew me a stranger, friendless, uneducated, penniless boy, working on a flat boatat ten dollars per month to learn that I have been put down here as the candidate of pride, wealth, and aristocratic family distinction.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“Simone Clouseau: Jacques would make a wonderful father. He has many redeeming qualities, you know.
Sir Charles: Name one.
Simone Clouseau: Oh, hes kind, loyal, faithful, obedient.
Sir Charles: Youre either married to a boy scout or a dachshund.”
—Blake Edwards (b. 1922)
“The Moons the North Winds cooky,”
—Vachel Lindsay (18791931)