and Highbridge Sea Cadets celebrate award success
and Highbridge Sea Cadets unit is celebrating this week after
receiving an award.
their annual assessment by the Royal Navy, the unit has been awarded
a Burgee for their achievements over the past 12 months.
award is given to a select number of units throughout the country
that have provided the highest level of training and activities
to their cadets and also reflects an over achievement in administration
and health and safety.
Officer Lt (SCC) Bob Silverthorne RNR saidL: "Providing a
safe training environment for our cadets is always the top priority
and having dedicated staff to provide a wide variety of training
experiences is key to our unit's success."
unit will continue to be active during the coming year. The acivities
include 12 cadets going offshore on TS Jack Petchey in October
and, weather permitting, a visit to the Channel Islands. Any young
person or adult interested in joining the sea cadets should contact
the unit on 01278 781028.
The award was presented by the unit's Chairman, Mike Jackson,
and received on behalf of the unit by the Commanding Officer