Archives: September 2016


Reserves Day: Tax Specialist and part-time Soldier from Manchester
08.09.2016

Today is Reserves Day, and employers across the country are celebrating the valuable contribution many of their employees make as Reservists with the ...

Preston Military Show
28.06.2016

Marking the beginning of Armed Forces Week, NW RFCA was once again proud to fly the flag at the Preston Military Show when Fulwood Barracks opened its...

Her Majesty The Queen unveils memorial to fallen ‘Lions of England’
17.05.2016

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has unveiled a new memorial to commemorate those who have died whilst serving with the North West’s Infantry – The ...

Altcar Training Camp poses real life ‘Call of Duty’ test for soldiers
23.03.2016

Regular and Reserve soldiers from Army units across the North West have been at Altcar Training Camp on Merseyside to test their shooting skills.The f...

Lynx helicopter proves massive hit for cadets
19.02.2016

Flights aboard an Army Lynx helicopter proved to be an experience of a lifetime for a group of Merseyside cadets visiting a base in North Yorkshire.In...

An unusual meeting
23.10.2015

By Lt Col Ian Sawers, Rifles Colonel for the North WestSometimes, it can be quite extraordinary how the planning for a simple service of commemoration...

Construction industry training at Haldane Barracks
30.09.2015

Alternative Venues North West offers facilities for hire on the ‘Reserve Estate’, comprising properties including the Naval Regional Headquarters,...

Altcar Solar Farm Goes Live!
21.09.2015

This month saw the energisation of the long awaited one megawatt solar farm at Altcar Training Camp on Merseyside.NW RFCA entered into a joint venture...

Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Awards 2015
29.07.2015

This summer NW RFCA was proud to again facilitate the Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for the North West of England and the Isl...


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