The national day of celebrations is a chance for the public to show their support for the Armed Forces community, and in the town of Wellingborough there is never a shortage of local people lending support. Continue reading
The cadets and staff at 378 (Mannock) Squadron were lucky enough this week to receive a visit by two air traffic control experts from London Luton Airport and be given an insight into the control and handling of commercial aircraft. Continue reading
Cadets from 378 (Mannock) Squadron Air Training Corps were out in force last weekend (12 – 14 May) at Wellingborough’s International Waendel Walk. The event, which sees over 5,000 walkers from around the globe visiting the town, is always keenly supported by the local Squadron and this year saw the cadets taking part in the opening ceremonies as well as the gruelling walks.
Cadet Alexis Spillane, 14, was selected to join the organisation’s national choir following a series of auditions which saw her competing against fellow Air Cadets from around the country. Continue reading
Four lucky female cadets from Mannock Squadron RAF Air Cadets were invited to attend the home of aerobatic display team, The Blades, at Sywell aerodrome for an inspirational evening to coincide with International Women’s Day. Continue reading
Cadets and adult volunteers from Wellingborough’s 378 (Mannock) Squadron Air Training Corps are gearing up for their next recruitment evening on Wednesday 22 February at 7.30pm. The event, which will take place at the unit’s Spring Gardens headquarters in Wellingborough, is expected to see a boost to the teenage membership of this active youth organisation.
The Squadron are recruiting youngsters who are currently in school year eight and those up to 17 years of age. As well as cadet recruits, the unit is also actively recruiting adult volunteers to assist with training and welfare of the cadets. Continue reading
Cadets and adult volunteers from 378 (Mannock) Squadron Air Training Corps recently enjoyed an action packed end-of-year camp at the Overstone Scout Camp in Northamptonshire. Continue reading
A budding rugby star from 378 (Mannock) Squadron has recently been selected from amongst the best in the country to represent the Air Training Corps at their forthcoming clash against the other cadet forces’ national teams. Continue reading
On Remembrance Sunday (13 November) a contingent of over 40 Air Cadets from 378 (Mannock) Squadron could be seen marching through their home town of Wellingborough along with the Royal British Legion, service organisations and veterans. Continue reading
Two artistically gifted cadets from Wellingborough’s 378 (Mannock) Squadron, Air Training Corps have won a competition to design unique pin badges for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. Air Cadets Annabel Wight, 16, and Julia Wzgarda, 13, were recently presented with the badges made from their very own designs by Mr Ian Nunney, the Chairman of Wellingborough Branch of the Legion. Continue reading