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Monday 16th October – Award Presentations

On Monday 16th October, seven cadets were presented with certificates following their recent achievements on squadron. Cadets earned qualifications in instruction, leadership and first aid.

Firstly, six cadets were awarded their Youth First Aid (YFA) certificates after completing a two-day course with a final practical assessment.


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Squadron Raises £1000 For @Ashgate_Hospice ! #whatwedo

Through the combined efforts of members of 1082 (Brimington & District) Squadron, we have smashed our target fundraising amount of £200 by raising a total of £1000 during a sponsored abseil!!!

Sgt Parkinson Abseiling
Sgt Parkinson Abseiling

Ashgate Hospice was chosen as a charity because they helped our own Warrant Officer Richard Snell through his last stages of his fight with cancer. In his memory, all members abseiling wore Hawaiian Shirts – as this was Richard’s favourite item of clothing on Trent Wing Camps!

Miller's Dale Viaduct
Miller’s Dale Viaduct

Half of our group went abseiling and the other half went walking, then swapped over. Thanks to The Adventure Service for lending a minibus and abseiling equipment to help us achieve our goals! The day went very fluidly and everyone enjoyed themselves, as you can see from the pictures!

CI Keith Smith
CI Keith Smith

1082 (Brimington & District) Squadron help local organisations and events through volunteering and fundraising. Other activities include Poppy Appeal selling, Staveley Armed Forces Weekend, and other local charities.

If you want to join in the fun, please visit the Joining Us page!