Cadets skills put to test

PUBLISHED: 11:44 12 May 2006 | UPDATED: 21:52 28 May 2010

Hazel receives her trophy from Air Marshall Sir John Baird

Hazel receives her trophy from Air Marshall Sir John Baird

ARMY Cadets from all over Cambridgeshire put their first aid skills to the test under the watchful eye of four examiners from St. John Ambulance. Thirty three youngsters, aged between 13 and 18, took part in an inter-company cadet competition at the Cadet

ARMY Cadets from all over Cambridgeshire put their first aid skills to the test under the watchful eye of four examiners from St. John Ambulance.

Thirty three youngsters, aged between 13 and 18, took part in an inter-company cadet competition at the Cadet Training Centre, Waterbeach, where practical skills tests decided the best of three teams and also the best overall cadet.

The team trophy was won by No.3 Company, based at Waterbeach, and team member Cadet Corporal Hazel Stimpson, 17, from Chatteris, won the Conway Cup for the best individual performance.

After the presentation of prizes Hazel said "I've been in the Army Cadets for three years and there's no end to the interesting things you can do


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