Archives: October 2014

CSAAM 2014 Silver
Cadets’ shooting skills put to the test

30 teams of cadets from SCC, ACF and CCF units across the North West gathered at Altcar Training Camp on Merseyside for the annual Cadet Skill at Arms...

Ex Lion's Leap
What did you do this summer?

There is a list of activities that are usually synonymous with a university student’s summer. They often include drinking with old friends from scho...

Mons Day Parade and The Great Send Off

This year a special parade through Chester town centre commemorated the Battle of Mons, and in this the Centenary year ‘The Great Send Off’...

Lancashire Infantry Museum
‘20,000 good reasons for the overhaul of the Lancashire Infantry Museum’

So said Lt Col John Downham, Chairman of the Trustees of Preston’s Lancashire Infantry Museum. Thus the 20,000 men from the infantry regiments of Ce...

New legislation for Reservists and their employers

From 1 October 2014, Reservists and their employers will be affected by legal changes announced within the Defence Reform Act 2014.  These changes ar...

Para's 10
‘Tabbing’ the Para’s 10

Having previously competed twice in the famous ‘Paras 10’, a gruelling 10 mile endurance race organised by the Parachute Regiment Charity, Cheshir...

Lancashire infantry museum re-opens after upgrade

A 4-year, £200,000 project to modernise and upgrade one of the region’s leading regimental museums will be completed next week when the Lancashire ...

Boer War Memorial Wreath Mesnes Park 18
Annual Boer War Commemoration in Wigan

The Friends of Wigan’s Boer War Memorial recently held their first wreath-laying ceremony since the new statue was erected in Mesnes Park, Wigan. Th...

Air Cadet Leadership Course
Air Cadets pass leadership course

An Air Cadet from 2348 (Maghull) Sqn ATC recently completed the Air Cadet Leadership Course (CLC) at RAF College, Cranwell. The course is highly compe...

Reserve Forces