Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
for North of England

City Hospitals Sunderland pledge support for Armed Forces

25 Apr 2017

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has signed a special covenant that formally outlines how it pledges to support the armed forces and their families within the hospital and the local community.

Farewell to HMS Calliope's Most Senior Sailor

12 Apr 2017

The head of the Maritime Reserves has presented HMS Calliope’s most senior sailor, Warrant Officer 1 Violet Andrew, with a Certificate of Valediction to mark her retirement from the RNR after 37 years of dedicated service.


12 Apr 2017

Reserve soldiers from 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery have been playing a major part in Exercise STEEL SABRE 17 with their Multiple Launch Rocket System.

Freedom of Berwick Granted to 5 Military Intelligence Battalion

12 Apr 2017

After a parade through Berwick, the freedom of the town was presented to 5 Military Intelligence Battalion (5MI).

College Students experience Military Life

12 Apr 2017

Students from Kirkley Hall Military Academy and Tyne Met College recently took part in a three day exercise in the grounds of Kirkley Hall.

QOY Explore their History in Belgium

29 Mar 2017

24 soldiers from the Queen's Own Yeomanry and one from The Light Dragoons deployed to Belgium, following in the footsteps of their forefathers, the Northumberland Hussars.

Learning Curve Group Pledge Support for Armed Forces

24 Mar 2017

The Bishop Auckland-based company became the latest organisation in the North East to sign the government’s Armed Forces Covenant, a series of commitments to people who serve or have served in the Armed Forces.

Diners Salute the Armed Forces at St James' Park

17 Mar 2017

One of the UK’s top sporting stadia joined forces with the military for a glittering ‘Mess’ Dinner in support of the Royal British Legion.

QOY Courses Camp 2017

23 Feb 2017

Earlier this month, 70 soldiers from the Queen's Own Yeomanry deployed to Catterick Training Area for two weeks to gain career qualifications.

Exercise Magpie Culture

23 Feb 2017

Over the weekend 17-19 February 2017 members of 101st Northumbrian Regiment Royal Artillery took part in Exercise MAGPIE CULTURE 17, a study period in the South of England.

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