Archive - Sea Cadet Corps

E Company, LNR ACF parading.

June 29th 2022

Over 1000 took part in Northampton Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Parade

Some 1150 Cadets and Adult Volunteers representing the Services from across the area joined the parade through Northampton town centre, with a Guard formed by Reservists from 118 Recovery Company, 103 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. All 12 Combined Cadet Forces (CCF) from Northamptonshire were involved, together with the local See Cadet Corps training […]

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Four Lord Lieutenants Cadets for 2021 with Lord Lieutenant Northamptonshire

October 26th 2021

Northamptonshire Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets appointed at County Hall

The Northamptonshire Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets for the year are:  Staff Cadet Sergeant Major Simeon Raines, Lincolnshire, Rutland & Northants Army Cadets; Flight Sergeant William Thomas, 858 (Rushden) Squadron RAF Air Cadets:  Sergeant Kenney Thomas, Wellingborough School Combined Cadet Force and Able Cadet Amelia Harrison, Kettering Sea Cadets. The Cadets are drawn from the Sea Cadets, Army Cadets,  […]

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Taking a break from the Archery

May 27th 2021

Independent report from University of Northampton celebrates positive impact of Cadet forces

Social impact Cadet Forces UK 2020 report The UK currently has 130,000 Cadets and almost 30,000 adult volunteers supporting them. This follows the Cadet Expansion Programme launched by the UK Government in 2012 which saw the number of school Cadet units double to over 500 by last year. During a visit to a Cadet unit […]

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Rushden Sea Cadets World Health Day

April 8th 2021

Rushden Sea Cadets Get Active To Fight The Lockdown Blues

The Olympic Games will be taking place in Tokyo this summer, after being postponed last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, so the Sea Cadets decided to set themselves an incredible challenge. Together with their supporters, they have been working as a team to walk, cycle, row, swim or run from Rushden to Tokyo, with […]

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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


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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Nott Sea Cadet Humane Award   website

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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