Archives: April 2017


Calday Grange Grammar School CCF celebrates 100 years
04.04.2016

One hundred years ago, Rev William Hollowell, Headmaster Calday Grange Grammar School on the Wirral, formed a School Officers’ Training Corps. The a...

Oldham Hulme cadets on Carpathian adventure
09.12.2015

By Maj Ian Blackwood, Oldham Hulme CCFAs a CCF Adventurous Training Officer and Winter Mountain Leader, I felt privileged to take a group of cadets fr...

Crosby cadets on Autumn Camp with 4 PARA
27.11.2015

40 cadets from St Mary’s College CCF in Crosby volunteered to spend their half term at Autumn Camp, held at Altcar Training Camp on Merseyside.The C...

Sgt Baldwin shortlisted for Duke of Westminster Award 2015, cadet of the year
04.03.2015

17 year old, Sgt Matthew Baldwin (RAF) has been shortlisted for the prestigious Duke of Westminster Award for Cadet of the Year 2015.The Duke of Westm...

Energy Coast UTC CCF Royal Naval Contingent approved
16.01.2015

We are very pleased to announce that the Energy Coast UTC has gained approval and funding for its own Combined Cadet Force (CCF) Royal Navy Contingent...

Greater Manchester councils unite to support Armed Forces
07.01.2015

Greater Manchester’s ten councils have united to sign a major agreement to put Armed Forces personnel and veterans at the heart of public services.T...

UK’s Defence Secretary meets Northwich’s cadets
12.12.2014

Article and photos courtesy of Gina Bebbington, Northwich Guardian Cadets showcased the benefits of the Cadet movement when they met Michael Fallon MP...

Additional funding for the Cadet Expansion Programme
11.12.2014

The Defence Secretary has announced that 100 new cadet units in state schools will benefit from £2.3 million of additional funding.Today’s announce...

SPK Standard visits Everest Base Camp with cadets
20.11.2014

by Maj Ian S Blackwood, Oldham Hulme CCF (RMP)As a CCF Adventurous Training Officer and Winter Mountain Leader, I felt privileged to be able to organi...


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