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Mirfield Air Cadets Celebrate the Successes of 2016

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2017-09-06 10:59:20
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Mirfield Air Cadets Celebrate the Successes of 2016

In July Air Cadets in Mirfield held their annual Open Day and Presentation Parade to celebrate the achievements of Squadron members during the first half of the year, and it was a very busy day with over 200 certificates to be presented to 55 cadets, as well as the annual trophies.

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Regional Activity Centre Visit

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2017-09-06 10:55:24
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Regional Activity Centre Visit

Recently Air Cadets from 868 (Mirfield) Squadron were joined by representatives of 59 (Huddersfield), 96 (Desbury) and 185 (Batley) Squadrons for a weekend attending the North Region Activity Centre at RAF Linton-on-Ouse.

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Armed Forces Day in Mirfield

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2017-09-06 10:51:37
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Armed Forces Day in Mirfield

In June, cadets from 868 (Mirfield) Squadron were out in public to support the Armed Forces Day Celebration that was held in the grounds of the Old Colonial in Dunbottle Lane.

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MIRFIELD SHOW 2017

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2017-09-06 10:43:19
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MIRFIELD SHOW 2017

11.45 on a warm and bright Sunday afternoon in August, and it’s nearly time for the formal opening of Mirfield Agricultural Show 2017. But before Councillor Paul Blakely, Mayor of Mirfield, takes centre stage the public address system announces the arrival of the cadets from 868 (Mirfield Squadron Air Cadets in the main arena for a display by their Corps of Drums and display team, greeted by applause from all around the audience.

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Brighouse 1940s Weekend

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-07-07 15:21:14
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Brighouse 1940s Weekend

Each year the West Yorkshire town of Brighouse leaps back in time to the 1940s. Locals and people from far and wide take the opportunity to dress for the occasion in war-time costume and enjoy side shows, parades, song and dance of the era, and stalls and attractions from a variety of organisations – including 868 (MIrfield) Squadron Air Cadets.

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Mirfield Air Cadets at Lord-Lieutenant’s Garden Party

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-07-07 15:16:38
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Mirfield Air Cadets at Lord-Lieutenant’s Garden Party

Dr Ingrid Roscoe, HM Lord-Lieutenant for West Yorkshire, hosted a Garden Party to celebrate HM the Queen’s 90th birthday. The event was held at the home of the West Yorkshire Lieutenancy, Bowcliffe Hall in Bramham on Saturday 25th June.

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Air Cadet Is New Mirfield Ambassador

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-05-05 10:01:38
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Air Cadet Is New Mirfield Ambassador

Mirfield Town Council have honoured a member of the local Air Cadets with the award of Mirfield Ambassador at their Civic Service on Sunday 24th April: 18 year old Cadet Warrant Officer Leah Silvester, a member of 868 (Mirfield) Squadron.

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Cadets Celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-05-05 09:57:55
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Cadets Celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday

To celebrate the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, 868 Squadron Air Cadets held their own “Garden” Party at their headquarters in Mirfield.

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Mirfield Air Cadet Is the Best in the North

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-05-05 09:55:25
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Mirfield Air Cadet Is the Best in the North

Cadet Flight Sergeant Matthew Thornton of 868 (Mirfield) Squadron was selected as the North Region nomination for the highly prestigious Dacre Sword competition for the Air Training Corps.

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Air Cadets Spread Their Wings

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-05-05 09:50:46
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Air Cadets Spread Their Wings

Last week three cadets from 868 (Mirfield) Squadron enjoyed their first experience of getting airborne with the Air Cadets.

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Sporting Success for Mirfield Air Cadet

By Flt Lt Peter Doubell - 868 (Mirfield) Squadron
2016-05-05 09:46:55
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Sporting Success for Mirfield Air Cadet

Mirfield Air Cadet Kiara Baillie has achieved an outstanding sporting record in the Air Cadets. She has achieved a Wing Blue for representing South and West Yorkshire Wing in all five possible sports open to girls: Hockey, Netball, Athletics, Swimming and Cross Country Running.

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