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Nick Foster

August 29th 2017

New chairman appointed to support Armed Forces and cadets in Lincolnshire

Lieutenant Colonel Retired (Lt Col Rtd) Nick Foster, a former member of the Royal Artillery, has taken up the position as the East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadet Association’s (RFCA) County Chairman for Lincolnshire. County committees includes representatives from local businesses, the education sector and each of the Reserve Forces and cadet organisations. Its aim […]

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Notts ACF camp

August 21st 2017

Zombies on camp – Weekend round-up 21/8/17

Cadets have been on the shooting ranges, paintballing, trying their hands at climbing and archery as well as some taking on zombies being spotted on camp according to the force’s Facebook page. In a great way of cadets and Reserve Forces working together, 162 Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps have joined the cadets on camp and […]

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A Company cadets

August 15th 2017

All around the country (and world) – weekend round up 14/8/17

There’s plenty more pictures and videos from all the camps to be uploaded to the ones already on over the next few days. A number of Junior Sea Cadets from the area have gone to the Junior Sea Cadets National Camp that’s taking place in Yorkshire. It got underway on Sunday with over 300 […]

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LNR ACF camp pic

August 7th 2017

A bumper weekend round-up – 7/8/17

A total of 487 cadets attended LNR’s camp at Pirbright in Surrey. A whole host of excellent pictures from their PR team can be viewed on their Facebook page and you can read the newsletter they produced here. Derbyshire ACF are at Nesscliffe Training Area near Shrewsbury. Among the adventure activities they’re scheduled to take […]

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LNR ACF arrive at camp

August 1st 2017

Annual camp season is here – Weekend round-up 31/7/17

After the trip to the Army Training Centre at Pirbright in Surrey they’ve picked up their kit and are all ready for the real training that starts today. The Eastern Area Summer Camp is just beginning to with cadets having made their way down Portsmouth for the week on board HMS Bristol while more Sea […]

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158 dragons

July 24th 2017

Here be dragons (and other stories) – Weekend round up 24/7/17

The adventures and activities keep coming for the thousands of youngsters involved across the East Midlands. For many last weekend was a well-earned rest after completing the 100 mile, four day Nijmegen Marches in the Netherlands. Congratulations to all of those who completed the endeavour and made memories that will last with them for the […]

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Hodges team pic

July 19th 2017

Footballers Thomas and Scott have a ball with the Cadets and Reserves

That’s something that keen footballers 18-year-old Air Cadet, Flight Sergeant Thomas Hodges and 46-year-old Reservist Scott Taylor have found, despite there being a 34 year age difference between the two. Thomas, who is 18, is just starting out in senior football and is the captain of the Derby County U19s Development Squad which is part […]

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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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Cadets holding the Armed Forces Day flag

June 22nd 2017

What will you be doing this weekend for Armed Forces Day?

The day itself is on Saturday (24 June) but events are happening all around the weekend to ensure as many people as possible can show their support. The cities of Leicester, Derby, Lincoln and Northampton all have their own events. On Saturday, following a service at Leicester Cathedral, a parade will leave from Jubilee Square at 11.4oam […]

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Armed Forces Day Flag LTH 001

June 19th 2017

With five days to go the UK raises the flag for Armed Forces Day

From Weymouth to Stirling, events have already begun to take place and today the Armed Forces Day flag was raised across the UK. In Liverpool, where the national event will take place, Britain’s Got Talent winner LCpl Richard ‘Magic’ Jones helped officially launch Liverpool’s national celebrations at a flag raising event at Liverpool Town Hall. […]

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