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Spen Valley Cadets Visit Concorde

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2017-09-06 10:23:35
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Spen Valley Cadets Visit Concorde

CI Luke Parry of 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron arranged a special trip which both Spen Valley and Dewsbury air cadets attending.

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Kellyann Is a Diamond

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2017-01-09 16:10:22
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Kellyann Is a Diamond

Flight Lieutenant Kellyann Martin, Commanding Officer of 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron took up the Duke of Edinburgh Award's Diamond challenge recently. Her challenge took her to Peru, where she saw the mighty Inca settlement of Machu Picchu. 

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Armed Forces Day Service

By Plt Off J D Swaine - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2016-07-01 10:17:36
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Armed Forces Day Service

On Saturday 25th June staff & cadets from 2490 (Spen Valley) squadron and 250 (Halifax) squadron attended an Armed Forces Day service in Cleckheaton Memorial Park. Thankfully the weather held out for us and the sun shone brightly over us.

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A Party Fit for a Queen

By Plt Off J D Swaine - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2016-07-01 09:51:33
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A Party Fit for a Queen

A party fit for a Queen occurred at 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron, where the air cadets held HM The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebration. 

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St Georges Day Event

By Plt Off J D Swaine - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2016-05-10 14:06:42
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St Georges Day Event

On Sunday 24th April cadets and staff from 2490 Spen Valley squadron attended the annual St Georges Day event in Morley; consisting of a parade, WW2 re-enactment and stalls.

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Spen Valley Celebrate VE Day

By Flt Lt Kellyann Martin - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2015-05-27 12:45:48
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Spen Valley Celebrate VE Day

8th May 2015 was the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day 1945, and to celebrate, 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron thought they would host a war-themed street party.

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St George's Day Parade - Morley

By Flt Lt Kellyann Martin - 2490(Spen Valley) Squadron
2015-05-27 12:31:58
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St George's Day Parade - Morley

Cadets from across West Yorkshire came together in Morley in April to participate in England's largest St George's celebration parade. 

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Air Cadets Visit Battlefields for WW1 Centenary

By Flight Lieutenant Kellyann Martin RAF VR(T) - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2014-08-22 09:06:44
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Air Cadets Visit Battlefields for WW1 Centenary

Cadets from South and West Yorkshire Wing recently had a four day World War One Centenary Battlefields Tour to France and Belgium. The Commanding Officer of 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Kellyann Martin RAF VR(T) arranged the trip to mark the Great War’s Centenary 1918-2014: 100 years from the start of the conflict. Cadets and staff from 2490, 250, 168, 103, 185, 2387, 127, 1466 and 2387 Squadrons all joined the coach party for the commemorative trip overseas.

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Waddington Air Show 6th July 2014

By Cdt Wroot and Cdt Barber - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2014-07-15 20:17:57
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Waddington Air Show 6th July 2014

Cadets from Spen Valley Squadron and other squadrons within South and West Yorkshire Wing recently visited RAF Waddington International Air show. The coach party took cadets from 2490 (Spen Valley), 185 (Batley), 96 (Dewsbury), 868 (Mirfield) and 2388 (Castleford) Squadrons along for a day trip out.

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Spen Valley Air Cadet Bound for Ghana

By Flight Lieutenant Kellyann Martin - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2014-04-01 09:28:09
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Spen Valley Air Cadet Bound for Ghana

Local Air Cadet Sergeant Fergus Eakin is celebrating after being awarded a place on the prestigious International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE) Scheme.

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New Batch of First Aiders at 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron

By Flight Lieutenant Kellyann Martin - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2014-04-01 09:24:43
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New Batch of First Aiders at 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron

Twelve air cadets are celebrating after studying hard to pass their first aid certificate and badge.

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Cross Country Success for the Boys!

By Flt Lt Kellyann Martin - 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron
2014-02-05 18:57:09
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Cross Country Success for the Boys!

Cadets of 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron, Air Training Corps showed their sporting prowess recently during an inter-squadron Cross Country Competition held at Thornes Park, Wakefield. Teams of cadets from squadron travelled across to participate in gruelling 3-mile course races against other squadrons from around South and West Yorkshire 

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Dining in Success

By Local Newspaper
2014-02-05 10:09:29
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Dining in Success

A slap-up dinner was enjoyed by Spen Valley air cadets and staff at their Liversedge headquarters. They tucked into a delicious three course meal, in a formal setting, dressed smartly with black bow ties.

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