Army Cadets and Royal British Legion mark affiliation at badge presentation ceremony

11:53 25 February 2014

Affiliation ceremony.

Affiliation ceremony.

Archant

More than thirty Army Cadets received badges to mark a partnership between the Royal British Legion and their group.

Affiliation ceremony.Affiliation ceremony.

Cadets from Whittlesey Detachment, No 1 (Hereward) Company, Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force received badges from Whittlesey Royal British Legion branch vice chairman Geoff Butler at a ceremony at the Ivy Leaf Club, Whittlesey.

Also attending were Royal British Legion county president Colonel Colin Elsden and Mayor of Whittlesey, Councillor David Mason.

Branch affiliation enables members to work together with youth organisations, such as army cadets, on fund-raising projects.

Lieutenant Kevin Twidale said: “It’s a great privilege and opportunity for the cadets to be associated with the Legion, one which will benefit us both for many years to come.”

Affiliation ceremony.Affiliation ceremony.

To date, the legion has set up 914 affiliations, including 414 with the Army Cadet Force units across the UK.

0 comments

More news stories

15:55
Flooded Showfields.

Pressure is mounting for a Fenland planning meeting set to discuss controversial housing plans for a Whittlesey flood plain to be held in the town.

14:15
Askham Place.

A home that provides care for adults needs to sort an “unpleasant odour” in the corridors and some of the bedrooms, according to a report.

14:00
Wetland centre at Welney

Fenland Poet Laureate Jonathan Totman has organised an afternoon of poetry as part of Ouse Fest, a celebration of the landscape and heritage of the Ouse Washes.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition