awards presented to Burnham Sea Cadets by town's Mayor
high-achieving awards have been presented to Burnham Sea Cadets
by the Mayor of Burnham and Highbridge, Cllr Martin Cox.
first award saw Able Cadet Melanie Severe, pictured, being appointed
as the Mayors official Cadet for the coming year.
Officer Lt Bob Silverthorne said: "Able Cadet Severe will
do the Mayor and the unit proud on every occasion."
second award saw the unit being presented with a Burgee, a top
award given to the highest achieving Sea Cadet units across the
year, every unit must undergo an inspection by the Royal Navy
and is assessed on matters of health and safety, admin, performance
and qualifications gained over the previous 12 months.
is the fifth Burgee in a row the unit has now been awarded. The
Commanding Officer, Lt Bob Silverthorne said: "Each and every
one of my staff and cadets are volunteers and it takes a lot to
maintain and upkeep the reports that are necessary to keep the
cadets and staff safe whilst at the same time ensuring they enjoy
their evening and weekends with us."
recognised for this work with a Burgee is a great achievement
and I thank all of the staff and cadets at the unit for the last
year of hard work. Heres to the next 12 months."
unit is based in Cassis Close, Burnham and is open to 10-12 year
olds on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm and 12-18 Year olds on a
Monday and Thursday from 7-9.30pm. For more details call 01278
781028, email email@example.com or drop in a parade