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A Family Remember

A Family Remember

Remembrance Sunday proved to be a special day for Cadet Lance Corporal Daniel Jones. At the Avenue of Remembrance, in the company of fellow cadets from his Bourne Detachment, he stood silently to honour the fallen. Later that day, Daniel headed to Oakham to meet up with his grandfather, Peter Baker OBE, who also had Remembrance […]

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A day out to Creswell Crags

A day out to Creswell Crags

This is my diary entry for my class trip to Creswell Crags.

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Journalism in the Army Cadets

Journalism in the Army Cadets

Once the summer term comes to a close, my thoughts turn to the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force annual camp. This year, 250 youngsters spent a fortnight in North Yorkshire where they have to put up with me and my camera as I attempt to capture the action (and the stories). My job is to generate press […]

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YJA helps Army Cadets with Oral History Project

YJA helps Army Cadets with Oral History Project

 YJA’s Managing Editor, Sam Atkins, and Programme Manager, Rob Pitman, have helped Army Cadets from Caistor with an oral history project, which explores Lincolnshire’s role in 20th-century conflicts. The cadets decided to interview local people about their recollections of times of conflict and how this affected local communities. The film of the day has now […]

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Cadet Band Performs in VE Day Tattoo

Cadet Band Performs in VE Day Tattoo

YJA’s Senior Editor, Bill Thompson has for the last five years helped promote the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force. Earlier this month, he accompanied the cadet band to Belgium to report on a very special event.

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Youth Organisation offers Media Opportunities

Youth Organisation offers Media Opportunities

Young people are often accused of spending too much time alone in front of a TV or computer yet there are many organisations in the UK that offer the chance to experience exciting activities and make new friends. YJA Co-editor, Bill Thompson is a volunteer in the Army Cadet Force so he has been able to […]

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Pedal power for pupils

Pedal power for pupils

A school teacher from the US has introduced pedals under desks. Apparently this will help the pupils focus on their work. The teacher had said that this has definitely helped. At Martin Middle School, maths teacher Bethany Lambeth said that her pupils would not stop moving around the classroom. Because of this, she has decided […]

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Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag

Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag

The twenty fifth of June marked the beginning of Armed Forces Week. Like many other organisations around the UK, North Kesteven District Council held a ceremony to show their respect to members of the military, past and present, who have defended our nation. ‘Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag’ took place in front of […]

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Army Cadet Musician Shines in USA

Army Cadet Musician Shines in USA

A member of the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force Band has recently competed against some of the best young brass musicians in the USA. Earlier this month, 15-year-old Cdt Kira Roberts fulfilled her dream when she entered as a soloist in the North American Brass Band Championship held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Kira was up against much […]

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Cadets are Shining Examples

Cadets are Shining Examples

  Two Army Cadets from North Hykeham Detachment are very much anticipating Easter Camp at Beckingham, where they will complete their basic training. During their first year, cadets Ellie Rowbottom and Tegan Aplin are already making a strong impression at their detachment. Ellie signed up after she heard an army cadet give a school presentation. […]

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