Tag: Air Cadets

Eastleigh prepares to remember

Eastleigh’s remembrance sunday service marking the centeneary of the Armistaice on the 11 November will feature two new additions to the town’s war memorial – two granite and marble monoliths bearing the names of Eastleigh’s “Glorious Dead” – all those who fell during the First and Second World War. Last year Eastleigh Local Area Committee…

Hedge End Air Cadets in award success

Six RAF Air Cadets from 2428 (Hedge End) Squadron have recently achieved their Bronze  Duke of Edinburgh Awards, working their way through four sections:- volunteering, physical, skill and expeditions. “The DofE programme gives all young people aged 14-24 the chance to develop skills for life and work, fulfil their potential and have a brighter future’…

Town remembers the fallen

  A crowd of up to 1,000 Eastleigh townsfolk joined veterans, servicemen and cadets gathered on the recreation ground today (Sunday 11 Nov) to pay homage to the fallen of two world wars, Eastleigh’s first citizen, Mayor Malcolm Cross accompanied by the Deputy Lieutenant  of Hampshire Andrew Kent were joined by  MP Mike Thornton and…

Air Cadets celebrate success

Eastleigh’s Air Cadet squadron has  hosted their first ever Annual Presentation Evening. Almost 140 cadets, parents, staff and dignitaries filled the Pavilion on the Park On Friday to celebrate the success of 1216 (Eastleigh) Squadron in 2011-2012. In the last year the Squadron has gone from strength to strength and is emerging as one of the best…