During the half-term holiday, Army Cadets from around the UK were chosen to attend a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) camp, hosted at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain. The six-day camp consisted of a series of activities and short lessons on how the modern British Army makes use of the wide range of technology it […]
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 […]
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 […]
As well as being a YJA editor, Bill Thompson also helps promote the Army Cadet Force. He loves meeting cadets and publishing stories about them. Here’s his latest: When I was advised that a fifth member of a family had recently joined Billingborough detachment, I was keen to head into 3 Coy territory and meet the Slipper siblings. The […]
In his final year as an Army cadet, Gainsborough’s Kyle Fogarty, a former Young Journalist from the previously named Trent Valley Academy, has passed a tough assessment course and is now a Master Cadet. This is the first time for a decade that a cadet from Lincolnshire’s 4 Company has achieved this level of recognition. Last […]
This week, army cadets from local detachments are at Beckingham Camp to complete their basic training. Over a hundred youngsters, typically aged 13, or just over, from Lincolnshire will be having a very busy five days, as they complete their induction period with the cadets. The annual Easter Camp is […]
Army Cadets from the Lincoln area have established closer links with The Royal British Legion (RBL), at a ceremony held at Beckingham Camp. To mark the affiliation, each of the nine detachments was presented with a special certificate from Brian Marsden, RBL’s Youth Officer for Lincolnshire. Cadets will be invited to attend RBL events or […]
A highlight in any army cadet’s year will almost certainly be their annual camp. A time to make friends, learn new skills, experience adventure training and have a serious amount of fun. This year, over 300 Lincolnshire army cadets, aged between thirteen and eighteen, spent ten days of their summer holidays at Ripon Camp, North […]
The Showman boasts four arcade games, a dance floor, a cafe, two mini ten-pin bowling alleys, a party room, a sports cage and a climbing centre with a mind blowing climbing walls which covers 3,750sq ft!
The Sleaford Youth Council has been working to contribute to the final stages of the Sleaford Masterplan.