Archives: September 2019

Leighton Buzzard Cadets’ hut upgraded

East Anglia RFCA have completed an upgrade of the Leighton Buzzard Cadets’ hut for the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Army Cadet Force, creating a m...

A cause for celebration as more than 100 Essex businesses pledge their support to the Armed Forces Community.

Since the introduction of the Armed Forces Covenant, over 100 Essex based organisations and businesses have now taken meaningful steps to support the ...

Forces in Mind trust report Female service leavers and employment
New report shows female veterans face more barriers to employment than male veterans

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) have published a report on Female Service Leavers and Employment with an accompanying brief for employers. The resear...

Flight Sergeant Peacock with the Aquila A 210 aircraft
St Ives Air Cadet wins scholarship to fly solo in Scotland

Cadet Flight Sergeant David Peacock recently flew a solo circuit in Scotland all thanks to the Air Cadet Pilot Scheme, a scholarship available to only...

Essex Reservist learns to drive in the Royal Logistics Corps

An Army Reservist in Warley, Essex, passed his theory and driving test enabling him to drive a car.  But Gareth Westrip has his sights set o...

Cpl Ayub getting ready for his first flight in a glider
Norfolk & Suffolk Wing Air Cadets summer round up

Zip-wiring in Wales. Gliding in a Viking. Visiting an RAF Air Traffic Control tower. A trip to Sweden. These are just some of the activities Norf...

Army Cadet volunteer keeps her cool in fire rescue

Sarah Jones has been presented with a certificate from The Society for the Protection of Life from Fire.Commandant of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshi...

Combat 2 coffee Horse box converted to mobile coffee bar
Horse box converted to mobile coffee bar for veterans’ charities

A forty-year-old horse box was converted into a mobile coffee bar by Combat2Coffee for veterans’ charities Help for Heroes and Combat Stress.Com...

Grand Opening for new Beccles Sea Cadets HQ

In the biggest Armed Forces Community Covenant project in Suffolk to date, the Beccles Sea Cadets and Royal Marines Cadets opened their new Headquarte...