Archives: November 2019

St John’s Priory in the USA expose on Fairbanks heritage

An article produced by the St John’s Priory in the USA offers us a glimpse in to the family history of Antony Fairbanks Weston, the Honorary Col...

Eighteen local businesses receive Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award from the Ministry of Defence

Last night (Thursday 14th November), eighteen East Anglian businesses attended an exclusive Silver Awards ceremony at Emmanuel College, Cambridge in r...

CCF Cadet Annabelle Hill in Rememberence parade with 94 yr old normandy veteran grandfather
CCF Cadet from Brentwood marches with her 94-year-old Normandy Veteran grandfather

The town’s Remembrance Day Parade was a family affair for Brentwood School student Annabelle Hill, who marched with her grandfather, Victor Walker, ...

King’s Lynn Air Cadets Remember

Monday 11th November’s parade evening at the Loke Road headquarters of 42F (King’s Lynn) Squadron RAF Cadets was an evening for sombre reflection ...

Sea Cadets Commissions by Lord HM Lieutenant Helen Nellis
Sea Cadet Officers receive their Commissions from Lord Lieutenant in Bedfordshire

On 29 Oct 19, by kind permission of Commander Joint Forces Command Chicksands, Gp Capt Mark Smith RAF,  Bedfordshire District Sea Cadets were pre...

Beccles Free School Royal Marine Cadets
Cadet Expansion Programme reaches target: uniformed cadet units in 500 schools

The Government announced that the Cadet Expansion Programme target has been achieved. There are now 500 cadet units in schools across the UK.The gover...

Mum and son pretend to drive army vehicle
Luton Army Reserve Centre hosts Armed Forces and Cadets Celebration Day

6 Regiment Army Air Corps, 678 Sqn, alongside Meaningful Education and East Anglia RFCA, opened the gates of Luton Army Reserve Centre on Saturday 28t...

Musicians play at a concert in KEGS fundriasing for ABF the soldiers charity
Grammar School concert raises £1,200 for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

King Edward VI Grammar School (KEGS) in Chelmsford, Essex, raised £1,200 for the ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, celebrating ABF’s 75th birthd...

Anthony Fairbanks Weston talks with Lord Lieutenant for Suffolk at East Anglia RFCA AGM
Chairman of Suffolk RFCA Forum appointed Deputy Lieutenant

Colonel Anthony Fairbanks Weston TD CStJ DL VR is the Chairman of the Suffolk Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA). This year, Anthony was app...