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Open Day organisers Steve Rogers, the Mickleover RBL Chairman and Major Bruce Spencer on thier recent sponsored walk

JULY 11TH 2017

Derbyshire cadets gunning for glory this weekend

Representative teams from the Air, Army and Sea Cadet Forces will be taking on each other in transporting their 40lbs replica timber guns around a host of obstacles as fast as they can on Saturday 15 July. The event is taking place at the RBL’s Ypres Lodge on Poppyfields Lane in Mickleover with the gun […]

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104 Bn leaders weekend pic

JULY 10TH 2017

Air Cadets wing it – Weekend round up 10/7/17

The events on offer in both were hugely wide-ranging and included teams taking part in competitions such as musical challenges, banner display, shooting and aircraft recognition. The overall winners in South and East Midlands Wing were 1359 (Beeston) Squadron. Among those picking up the prizes in the Trent Wing were 2160 (Sleaford) Squadron whose staff […]

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Ready to roll in the RODET

JULY 7TH 2017

Behind the wire at Chetwynd Barracks

An event took place at the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC), Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell, Nottingham, and saw employers from both public and private sector organisations learn more about the Army’s operational training and have a go at a range of ‘hands on’ activities. Attendees had a go on an indoor electronic shooting range; viewed […]

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West Bridgford Air Cadets practice their first aid ahead of the event.

JULY 5TH 2017

Air Cadets to pass on life-saving techniques to the community in West Bridgford

On Thursday 20 July the 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron Air Training Corps will be holding the Heartstart event at their Wilford Lane headquarters (NG2 7RL) from 7pm to 9pm. The aim is for the cadets to pass on the life-saving skills they have learnt as cadets such as how to help someone who is choking, how to respond […]

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Melton Mowbray Cadet Centre

JULY 4TH 2017

Cadet building nominated for award

The Drill Hall on Asfordby Road in Melton Mowbray is one of a number of properties shortlisted to receive a prestigious plaque that if successful will be presented by Leicestershire County Council. 12 buildings made it onto the shortlist, with the Drill Hall being unique in that it is used by two different Cadet Forces, […]

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Private Megan Brown artwork image

JULY 4TH 2017

Military experience influences student course work

Private Megan Brown, aged 21, is studying Fine Art at Loughborough University and serves with the Army Reserve’s 203 (Loughborough) Transport Squadron in her spare time. Graduating shortly, one of Megan’s final pieces of coursework was to produce a series of art to be included in an exhibition organised by the university. Megan produced five […]

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LNR ACF TOW

JULY 3RD 2017

Weekend round-up 3/7/17 – Pulling in the right direction

A big pull of the weekend was the national Army Cadet Force Tug of War tournament. Leicestershire Northamptonshire and Rutland ACF’s boys 560kg team were crowned national champions following an excellent victory over the South West in the final. Their girls 530kg team were edged out by the triumphant Derbyshire team who claimed the national […]

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JULY 3RD 2017

Employers visit a Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre

The visit will take place this month at the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre, Chetwynd Barracks. The employers from Nottingham businesses and other organisations across the East Midlands will have the chance to have a go on an indoor shooting range; view kit and equipment used by military personnel in operational environments; use a mine detector […]

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The Air Commodore talked to a number of cadets on parade

JUNE 30TH 2017

Inspecting cadets in Heanor

Heanor Gate Science College’s Combined Cadet Force (CCF) was formed as part of the Government’s School Expansion Programme in 2013 and has since gone on to welcome more 100 cadets into its ranks over its four year existence. A special parade was held within the school grounds in which Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty was invited […]

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Bruce Spencer

JUNE 30TH 2017

Sponsored walk to mark Somme anniversary

Major Bruce Spencer , from 162 Regiment  Royal Logistic Corps  and   Steve Rogers , the Chairman of Mickleover  RBL will walk 18 miles from the Regiment’s  Bilborough  Headquarters across Derbyshire to  Ypres Lodge , Mickleover  to raise money for the RBL ‘s causes. Steve Rogers said “This is a wonderful opportunity, not only to commemorate […]

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