Archive - Sea Cadet Corps

Mount Everest

February 16th 2021

Sea Cadet Climbs Mount Everest in Lockdown

When Cadets’ face to face training was brought to a standstill, Oliver Flint used the set back to his advantage. Oliver signed up for the Virtual Everest Challenge and had 12 weeks to scale the 8843 metres in any way he chose. Every weekend, Oliver would travel to the vast hills of the Peak District […]

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LNR ACF parading

October 29th 2020

Preparations for return to face-to-face training for Cadets

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR) Army Cadet Force (ACF) have been working hard to get everything ready.  Following Government and Regional Command guidance, they have ensured all detachments are thoroughly cleaned and have updated their Risk Assessments to reflect the new situation.  Every Cadet Force Adult Volunteer (CFAV) has received a briefing and training on […]

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Able Cadet Samuel Jackson

January 31st 2020

SEA CADET NAVIGATES HIS WAY TO JOIN ROYAL NAVY

Able Cadet Sam Jackson from Long Eaton Sea Cadets is joining the Royal Navy at HMS Raleigh to begin his ten weeks of Phase 1 Recruit Training.  When that is complete, he will transfer to HMS Collingwood to begin Phase 2.  Sam’s ultimate goal is to become a Mine Clearance Diver, which requires very particular […]

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December 19th 2019

Courageous Nottingham Cadet receives special award

Nottingham Sea Cadet Ben Neal was travelling on holiday with his family when a car stopped suddenly in front of them.  The car was in the fast lane of the motorway, so they had to act quickly.  Despite the potential danger, and his dad’s concern that he might find the situation traumatic, Ben was very […]

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Leicester, South Leicester and Market Harborough Sea Cadets kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding on the Grand Union Canal with District Padre Pascal

August 7th 2019

Leicester Sea Cadets offering more and more to the young people of Leicester

Over the last few months Leicester Sea Cadets has successfully run a new national youth project through Youth United Foundation (YUF) by opening its doors to nine years olds for the first time ever.  This means that an extra 30 local children have been able to take advantage of adventures and activities outdoors.  The group also […]

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Cadets during the Remembrance Parade in Brackley earlier this year

December 17th 2018

All we want for Christmas are volunteers

Training Ship Tidespring based in Brackley opened in 2015 and has since become one of the town’s most popular youth organisations but are struggling to find volunteers to help run the unit. When asked how he would feel if the unit closed, Leading Junior Cadet Robert Knight, aged 11, said: “I’d be really sad, it […]

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The new Lord Lieutenant's Cadets for Lincolnshire

October 31st 2018

Lincolnshire’s new Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets

Cadet Staff Sergeant Josh Chapman from Horncastle detachment was appointed to represent Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force, the Combined Cadet Force representative is Cadet Colour Sergeant Matthew Barmby from King Edward VI Grammar School CCF, representing the Air Cadets is Cadet Flight Sergeant Matthew Mayers of 2160 (Sleaford) Squadron ATC and for the Sea Cadet Corps, Leading Cadet […]

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October 4th 2018

Veteran volunteer awarded Golden Rose

Lieutenant (SCC) David Derbyshire RNR was awarded the Golden Rose and the fourth Clasp for his Cadet Forces Medal. David explained: “It has been a pleasure to be a volunteer through these many years and to pass on my knowledge to the youth of today. To see them getting awards for the achievements they have […]

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Chesterfield Sea Cadets celebrate 80 years Regatta

September 17th 2018

Chesterfield Sea Cadets celebrate 80th anniversary

Cadets demonstrated the skills they have developed during their time at the unit, these included sailing, rowing, raft building and the Royal Marine Cadets organised activities on the shore. The anniversary cake was cut by John Wilson, the HM Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire, who also had a trip on a power boat.  Over the weekend […]

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Bruce Luckman LL Cert

August 7th 2018

Award for long-serving volunteer

Senior Adult Volunteer Lieutenant (SCC ) Bruce Luckman RNR was presented with his certificate by Louise Potter the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire during the unit’s annual inspection in June. He explained: “It was a total surprise, all be it a nice surprise. On reflection I am very humbled and very proud to be recognised for […]

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