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Festive card design winner of Hertfordshire Heroes competition
2,000 Hertfordshire primary school pupils design a festive card for Armed Forces personnel
22.12.2020

The Hertfordshire Armed Forces Covenant Board received over 2,000 festive card designs for their Hertfordshire Heroes Christmas Competition this year! The competition involved drawing a Christmas card for Armed Forces personnel serving away […]

Rob Simpkins walking in the hills
An Army Cadet in 1979 becomes Deputy Commandant of Suffolk ACF 40 years later
17.11.2020

Lt Col Rob Simpkin is appointed Deputy Commandant of Suffolk Army Cadet Force (ACF), 40 years after first joining the Suffolk ACF as a boy. Rob joined the Ixworth Detachment in 1979. By […]

Reservist Private Lionetti with the Poppy Appeal collection boxes he retrieved from the thief
Reservist from Bedford chases down Poppy Appeal thief
11.11.2020

A Bedford Army Reservist leapt into action to chase a thief who fled through the town clutching two Poppy Day charity collection boxes on Remembrance Sunday.Private Joseph Lionetti, 27, a member of […]

Bedfordshire Lord-Lieutenant's cadets zoom call
Seven new Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets appointed in Bedfordshire
04.11.2020

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, appointed seven cadets from uniformed youth organisations for 2020/2021 at a ceremony held virtually online.The Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets are the finest of the many talented young people […]