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One still from the upcoming video.

MARCH 28TH 2018

Cadet Force reaches out to Nottingham Trent University

The partnership is two-fold, the student is studying BA (Hons) Media and is volunteering to produce a short video as part of this, and Nottinghamshire ACF is recruiting both cadets and adult volunteers and needs promotional materials. Adult volunteer Lieutenant Richard Etherington, who works as a solicitor in his civilian career, hosted a recruiting stand […]

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MARCH 27TH 2018

Weekend roundup – The return of Spring

2248 (Rutland) Squadron RAF Air Cadets, spent Sunday taking part in the retirement parade for the Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland. As well as being a retirement parade, it was also used to mark the RAF 100 anniversary and celebrate 90 years of 504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron RAuxAF, who are based at nearby RAF Wittering. The parade was […]

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Madison Martinez

MARCH 27TH 2018

Nottinghamshire Cadet is CVQO Westminster Award finalist

Cadet Staff Sergeant Madison Martinez who is a member of Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) has been named as one of the 40 finalists and will go to the final selection event in April. Cadet Staff Sergeant Madison Martinez explained: “I am extremely honoured and humbled to be nominated for this award. I joined cadets […]

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MARCH 27TH 2018

Nottinghamshire ACF Donate Easter Eggs

The volunteers and cadets made the trip to the hospice on Sunday 25th March and met some of the children and families who use Bluebell Wood. Sergeant Instructor Lee-Ann Lloyd, the adult volunteer who organised the collection, explained: “A lot of us have been wanting to do more for local charities and we thought this was […]

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Kate Bellerby credit all images to Capt SJ Metcalfe RE.  (5)

MARCH 15TH 2018

“Being a reservist has given me a new found confidence in myself”

Lance Corporal Kate Bellerby, aged 40, serves with the Army Reserve’s 170 Engineer Group, and works full-time as a Pre-Construction Manager. 2018 is the Year of Engineering, a year-long campaign designed to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession. The programme aims to celebrate the world and […]

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VIPs with detachment commanders (1)

MARCH 14TH 2018

VIPs formally open cadet centre in Hinckley

Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty CBE and Brigadier Matthew Lowe MBE unveiled the centre’s official plaque at the event. Hinckley Joint Cadet Centre, based on Brunel Road, is home to both cadets from Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland Army Cadet Force (LNR ACF) and 198 (Hinckley) Squadron, Air Training Corps (a part of the RAF Air Cadets). The […]

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HMS Sherwood previous Rededication Parade

MARCH 9TH 2018

HMS Sherwood to be granted Freedom of the City

The official scroll presentation to mark the occasion will take place at Nottingham City Council’s Full Council on 14 May, which will then be followed by a Freedom Parade in Nottingham in summer this year. The Freedom of the City is an honour reserved for military units and gives the unit being awarded the opportunity to […]

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Air cadets in Hinckey Cadet Erin Hoult Cadet Adam Purcell Cadet MorganCoulton Cadet Fenton Sweenie Cadet Ben Draper

MARCH 9TH 2018

Officially opening a cadet centre in Hinckley

Although cadets from both Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland Army Cadet Force (LNR ACF) and 198 (Hinckley) Squadron, Air Training Corps (ATC – a part of the RAF Air Cadets), moved in to the new building in October last year – an official opening event has not previously been organised. The centre, that includes modern classrooms, a […]

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Cadet Shelley Clements at annual camp

MARCH 9TH 2018

Working towards a BTEC qualification

Cadet Lance Corporal Shelley Clements, aged 15, is based at Nottinghamshire ACF’s Chilwell Detachment and hopes to achieve a BTEC in Music. Currently learning to play the glockenspiel, Shelley has previous experience of playing both the piano and the drum and is studying music GCSE at school. She explained: “The notes on the glockenspiel are […]

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Armed Forces Covenant Signing

FEBRUARY 26TH 2018

Knights of Old sign Armed Forces Covenant in Kettering

An event was held on 1 February at Knights of Old’s Head Office in Kettering. On behalf of the company, the Covenant was signed by Nick Bithell, the Human Resources director, and on behalf of Defence by Lt Col John Hanson the Commanding Officer of the Army’s 103 Bn REME. Knights of Old currently employs […]

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