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Somerset charity Ferne Animal Sanctuary celebrates 80th anniversary by pledging to support Armed Forces Community
21.05.2019

The charity was founded by the late Nina, Duchess of Hamilton & Brandon at the beginning of the Second World War. Her aim was to […]

University of Northampton Institute for Social Innovation and Impact
21.05.2019

What is the social impact resulting from the expenditure on the Cadet Forces?Year 2 interim report – Autumn 2018

Reserves from across the South West help to deliver a successful Ten Tors event
15.05.2019

Hundreds of Reserves from across the South West have helped to successfully deliver the famous Ten Tors Challenge, which saw 2,400 young people take on […]

Army Cadets from Somerset and Bristol complete 50 miles in two days
01.05.2019

Two teams from Somerset and Bristol Army Cadets have worked together to complete the gruelling 50 mile RAF WARMA march at RAF Cosford.The RAF WARMA […]

ISCA College, Exeter, officially opens new Combined Cadet Unit
15.04.2019

A school in Exeter has been the latest to open it’s doors to the cadet movement and open their own unit as part of the […]

Army Cadets from Cornwall clean local war graves
10.04.2019

On Saturday 23rd March 2019, Army Cadets from St Austell and St Blazey Detachments together went to the St Austell and Charlestown Cemeteries to clean […]

Former soldier appointed ambassador with sailing charity for injured veterans
10.04.2019

A retired soldier has become an ambassador with a Cornish sailing charity for injured service personnel.Chris Wood was nominated for the volunteer role at Turn […]

Lord Lieutenant of Somerset opens the first Army training area with accommodation for disabled Cadets
08.04.2019

Yoxter Camp on the Mendips has become the first Army training area to offer overnight accommodation and facilities for wheelchair users, opening up huge opportunities […]

Army Cadets help Christchurch foodbank increase capacity
04.04.2019

Army Cadets from Christchurch took on a building challenge to help their local foodbank as part of the National Army Cadet Force Community Week.To celebrate […]

West Country business reaffirms support the Armed Forces community
03.04.2019

Somerset business Train4All has once again pledged to support members of the Armed Forces Community.The business, which is based in Somerton, is a specialist provider […]

Local Army Cadets help community in need
13.03.2019

Army Cadets from Christchurch and Parkstone Detachments are all set to help members of their community next month as they take part in the National […]

Army Reservist Kat ready for live firing debut as the first female Challenger 2 gunner
08.03.2019

The first female Army Reservist to qualify as a Challenger 2 tank gunner is looking forward to her ‘live firing’ debut on the Lulworth ranges […]


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