Royal Praise for Longbenton Air Cadets
Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for Tyne and Wear, Mrs Sue Winfield OBE, flew in to celebrate the achievements of Longbenton Air Cadets over the past 12 months.
Local Air Cadets Get Gold!
Air Cadets from across the Durham/Northumberland Wing area have completed the expedition section of their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Silver ERS Awards 2017
The Ministry of Defence has announced the winners of their Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Awards for 2017, and we are delighted that 25 companies from the North East have been honoured in this way!
Sunderland Hospitals Strike Gold
The Ministry of Defence today announced the new winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards, and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust was named as one of the top performers.
Air Cadets Gain Gold at Palace
Two Longbenton Air Cadets have been presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from the Countess of Wessex.
Air Cadets at International Air Tattoo
Durham/Northumberland Wing Air Cadets this year sent a team of 3 staff and 17 cadets to the Air Cadet Camp at the Royal International Air Tattoo.
NCEA CCF Cadets at Barry Buddon
Cadets from Northumberland Church of England Academy CCF travelled to Barry Buddon in Scotland for this year's annual camp.
Wolsingham CCF Cadets on Camp
Towards the end of June, 23 Cadets from Wolsingham School CCF took part in their annual camp at Wathgill. The cadets were put through their paces in an action packed week of challenging pursuits, live firing, training in built up areas (TIBUA), advanced tactics and leadership training.
Durham Army Cadet Visits House of Lords
On Thursday 29th June, cadets and guests enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the House of Lords to celebrate the 14th annual CVQO Duke of Westminster Award. Durham’s Cadet Regimental Sergeant Major Nancy McKenna was among the top 10 cadets in the 2017 award.
Reserves Day 2017
Reservists across the North East wore their uniforms to work to raise awareness of the value of reserve service.