County Information

County Standard and Badge


West Yorkshire West County Standard

Heraldic Description

The long narrow Standard tapers to a rounded split end measuring eight foot long by two foot wide at the Hoist.


The Design is:-

At the Hoist, quarterly,

  • The Guide World Trefoil, Gold on a Blue Field.
  • The White Rose of York on a Gold Field.

The Fly is divided horizontally into two fields of Blue and Green representing the sky and our hills and valleys.

Barry wavy of Blue and White represent the Calder River linking all parts of our Calderdale Way together.

Blazoned diagonally in Blue lettering on Gold is the Guide Motto ‘Be Prepared’.

On the reverse is the (abbreviated) name of our county ‘West Yorks West’.

West Yorkshire West County Badge

Our county badge is a white Yorkshire Rose.


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