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Cadets on Camp Celebrate Centenary

Cadets on Camp Celebrate Centenary

Over the Easter break, ninety Army Cadets from around Lincolnshire have completed their initial training and are now ready to progress through the cadet syllabus. Typically aged 13, or just over, the cadets have enjoyed a very busy four days based at Beckingham Army Training Camp. The camp, on the outskirts of Newark-on-Trent, has been […]

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Raising of the Armed Forces Flag

Raising of the Armed Forces Flag

On the run up to Armed Forces Day, representatives from across the Services, Veterans and school children, including Young Journalists Tom and Andrew, were present at North Kesteven District Council’s courtyard for the ‘Raising of the Armed Forces Flag’. Members of the public joined in the event, although speeches from local members of the Armed […]

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YJA on the UPS: Police and CSI

YJA on the UPS: Police and CSI

  Click here for a YouTube film!   The Uniformed Public Services (UPS) Competition, sponsored by Total Care Security Ltd, involves 120 students from six colleges across the East Midlands (Central College Nottingham, Grantham, Boston, Newark, New College Nottingham and Lincoln). These young adults, many of whom are hoping to work in the Police, Fire Brigade, Armed […]

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Cadets back from Annual Camp

Cadets back from Annual Camp

Ask most army cadets about their highlights and they will talk enthusiastically about their experiences at Annual Camp. Lincolnshire’s cadets, fresh back from the wilderness of Northumberland, are no exception. Based at Otterburn Camp, over 300 cadets, aged 13 to 17, made the most of their weeklong adventure, which included activities such as kayaking, clay […]

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Life in the Armed Forces

Life in the Armed Forces

From army medics to RAF pilots, and from flight instructors to air traffic controllers, the pride of wearing their uniforms radiated from everyone we spoke to at the world’s first RAF College. Even the sniffer dog sat up proudly in his army vest!

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Forces keeping in touch

Forces keeping in touch

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