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Derbyshire Army Cadet Force parade through Derby

SEPTEMBER 19TH 2017

Derbyshire ACF march through city to mark Cadet Sunday

Derbyshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) continues to mark the annual celebration of military themed cadets. Members of the public came out to see 120 cadets parade to Market Place following a thanksgiving service at Derby Cathedral led by the Reverend Canon David Truby. Dignitaries including the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire Col John Wilson DL OBE, […]

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CWO Cox

SEPTEMBER 19TH 2017

Cadet 17 and Battle of Britain Sunday – Weekend round-up 18/9/17

Each year cadets from all of the forces come together for the event in a bid to gain bragging rights at Nottingham High School. A full report from the event will be online shortly. On Sunday cadets from across the region were back out in force to commemorate the Battle of Britain. Events were held […]

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Principal Tim Croft and Lt Col Keith Spiers with cadets from the school's cadet unit

SEPTEMBER 12TH 2017

Sutton school signs Armed Forces Covenant

Sutton Community Academy, based on High Pavement, set up an Army themed Combined Cadet Force (CCF) in September 2016 to provide another way for students to gain practical skills outside of their academic studies such as the ability to work as a team and organise activities independently. Although the school does not currently employ any […]

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Becky Carter with cadets from the Nottingham unit

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2017

Teacher credits her career to volunteering

Becky Carter, aged 28, an adult volunteer with Nottingham Sea Cadets, toyed with the idea of going into the Royal Navy when she was younger before discovering a love of teaching others in her voluntary role.  Becky, who works as a secondary school teacher at The Farnborough Academy, Clifton, said: “I’d spent many happy hours […]

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Master Cadet Matthew Frost pictured during annual camp

SEPTEMBER 8TH 2017

Becoming a Master Cadet in Nottinghamshire

Cadet Regimental Sergeant Major Matthew Frost, aged 17, is a member of Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force’s (ACF) Worksop Detachment and was awarded his new title in August after completing a training course at Frimley Park Cadet Training Centre in Camberley. In order become a Master Cadet, youngsters have to complete a series of Army Proficiency […]

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Cadet Sergeant James Bland

SEPTEMBER 8TH 2017

America trip in memory of Jo Cox proves inspirational for Long Eaton Air Cadet

Cadet Sergeant James Bland, a member of 2195 (Long Eaton) Squadron of the RAF Air Cadets, was one of just 20 under 23s selected from thousands of applicants for the first ever Jo Cox Memorial Exchange Programme being organised by the United States Embassy in the United Kingdom. The 17-year-old was chosen as he’s about […]

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Managing Director Pino de Rosa and Col Peter Fisk sign the Armed Forces Covenant

SEPTEMBER 8TH 2017

Nottingham Consultancy signs Armed Forces Covenant

Bridgeway Consulting based on Riverside Way in Nottingham, signed the Armed Forces Covenant today (7 September) making a commitment to support those who currently or have previously served in the Armed Forces. Currently employing four reservists and a number of ex-service personnel in Nottingham, the organisation also has five other locations around the country each […]

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SEPTEMBER 8TH 2017

Air Cadet flies to Australia for international exchange

Cadet Warrant Officer Morgan Pether, aged 18, of 1082 (Brimington and District) Squadron Air Training Corps was one of 35 cadets from 11 different countries from across the world who participated in the International Air Cadet Exchange’s trip to Australia. Over 17 days in Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney the cadets visited Royal Australian Air Force […]

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Sutton Academy CCF on summer camp

SEPTEMBER 7TH 2017

Sutton school pledges support for the Armed Forces

The school set up an Army themed Combined Cadet Force (CCF) in September 2016 to provide another way for students to gain practical skills outside of their academic studies such as the ability to work as a team and organise activities independently. Although the school does not currently employ any reservists, it does have a number […]

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Cadet Sergeant Major Aeden Buther

SEPTEMBER 6TH 2017

Ready for work after Army Cadet experiences

Cadet Sergeant Major Aeden Butcher of Derbyshire ACF is about to swap studying for adult life and he believes his five-years of experience in the youth organisation will make a big difference. Working as a stockbroker or joining the Army are among the career options the 17-year-old from Chapel-en-le-Frith is looking towards for a future […]

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