Functions & Contact


Day-to-day management of NW RFCA’s functions is carried out by staff at its headquarters in Liverpool.

The main functions and key contacts are outlined below:

Reserve Forces

NW RFCA supports the Reserve Forces of all three Services in varying ways, from the maintenance of their buildings to welfare, publicity and recruiting support.

For more information about the Reserve Forces click here or contact NW RFCA Headquarters:

Email: nw-info@rfca.mod.uk

Telephone: 0151 728 2064

Supporting Employers

Defence recognises the commitment of employers of Reservists, and offers advice and support for organisations. Legislation also allows employers, Reservists and self-employed Reservists financial assistance for the duration of their mobilisation.

Businesses and other organisations can also demonstrate the support they provide to the Armed Forces by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. Supportive employers of Reservists are also recognised through Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards.

For more information about support for employers click here or contact the Regional Employer Engagement Directors (REEDs) Lt Col Steve Wotherspoon and Victoria Doran.

Email: nw-eeao@rfca.mod.uk

Telephone: 0151 728 2069

Infrastructure

NW RFCA is responsible for the upkeep and management of the Reserve and Cadet Estate across the region, comprising some 40 Army Reserve Centres as well as Headquarters Naval Regional Command Northern England in Liverpool, Holcombe Moor in Greater Manchester, Altcar Training Camp near Hightown in Merseyside, and a number of Army and Air Cadet facilities.

For more information about the Reserve and Cadet Estate, click here or contact the Head of Infrastructure, Lee Delaney:

Email: nw-estates@rfca.mod.uk

Telephone: 0151 728 2042

Cadets & Youth

NW RFCA advises and assists the Defence Council on issues involving the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), Army Cadet Force (ACF) and Air Training Corps (ATC) across the North West of England and the Isle of Man.

For more information about the cadets click here or contact the Cadet Expansion Officer, Sqn Ldr Chris Ashworth:

Email: nw-sceo@rfca.mod.uk

Telephone: 0151 728 2044

Alternative Venues North West

Over 40 unique venues within the North West’s Reserve and Cadet Estate are available to hire through Alternative Venues North West, an initiative of NW RFCA.

For more information about Alternative Venues North West and to hire a venue, click here or contact the Business Development Manager, Shelley Rees:

Email: nw-avman@rfca.mod.uk

Telephone: 0151 728 2045

PR & Communications

NW RFCA promotes the work of the Reserve Forces and Cadets in the region through building relationships with key stakeholders and local communities, and through publicity and media, including the association’s official magazine the Volunteer.

For more information about PR and communications, contact the Head of Communications, Michael Sullivan:

Email: nw-comms@rfca.mod.uk

Telephone: 0151 727 4552

Reserve Forces
Cadets