Archive - Sea Cadet Corps


February 27th 2024

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire re-opens Joint Cadet Centre in Boston

The former Army Reserve Centre on Main Ridge West has been modernised to create fit-for-purpose facilities for the dozens of Cadets that will now call the building home. The historic building’s frontage has undergone a makeover as part of the project to make it more inviting to existing and new Cadets, who add so much […]

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November 3rd 2023

Inspirational Cadets, Volunteers and Reserves celebrated at Lord-Lieutenants’ Awards

Long-serving volunteers with almost 60 years’ experience and outgoing and newly appointed Lord-Lieutenants’ Cadets have also been given their moment in the spotlight for extraordinary achievements. Services for Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, and Rutland all took place in October, each led by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant. All of the ceremonies were supported or facilitated by […]

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The poppy display outside of Foresters' House.

October 26th 2023

Midlands poppy appeal launched at Foresters’ House

New for 2023 is a fresh poppy design, the first such change since 1987, in a drive to be more eco-friendly. Sales of the new poppies are expected to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds in Nottinghamshire alone for the Royal British Legion, the country’s largest Armed Forces charity. Reservists were joined by HM Vice […]

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Northamptonshire Town Council re-signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

July 13th 2023

Hundreds gather for Armed Forces celebration in Northamptonshire

Hundreds of people flooded into the town square to witness a military procession, which also saw Northamptonshire Town Council re-sign the Armed Forces Covenant. The Mayor of Northampton, Cllr Stephen Hibbert, and Major Iain McDavid MBE, Executive Officer for the Army Reserve unit 103 REME, co-signed the covenant. TS Laforey Northampton Sea Cadets, the TS […]

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April 28th 2023

Planets, rockets and Tim Peake selfies: Cadets visit the National Space Centre

The space explorers travelled to the edge of the universe thanks to the centre’s ‘cinema-like’ planetarium dome, came face-to-face with astronauts, and explored the inside of a 42m-high rocket. Organised and funded by East Midlands RFCA with the help of dozens of volunteers, the trip aimed to inspire Cadets and develop their awareness and understanding […]

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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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