March Air Cadets enjoy Peak District adventure

PUBLISHED: 10:33 27 May 2014 | UPDATED: 10:33 27 May 2014

Cadets Francis Perks, Ewan MacRae, Josef Pankhurst and Frasier Casson-Rennie.

Cadets Francis Perks, Ewan MacRae, Josef Pankhurst and Frasier Casson-Rennie.

Archant

Air cadets enjoyed a three day exhibition in the Peak District as they moved a step closer to completing a prestigious award.

Cadets Josef Pankhurst, Ewan MacRae, Francis Perks and Frasier Casson-Rennie. Cadets Josef Pankhurst, Ewan MacRae, Francis Perks and Frasier Casson-Rennie.

Cadets from 1220 (March) Squadron, who are working towards their silver Duke of Edinburgh’s award, camped in the centre of Edale and completed three different routes.

On the final day, the cadets were challenged to find their own way to Castleton to meet the staff.

Carrying full expedition sacks, they agreed their route with the staff and set off to use their newly acquired skills.

Cadet Ewan MacRae, 15, said: “It was fun to navigate on different terrain especially as the hills allowed us to get good views.”

For more information on 1220, go to 1220atc.org.uk

More news stories

Gamblers in the four market towns in Fenland lose on average £7,000 a day to fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) says a campaign group for fairer gambling.

Yesterday, 19:35

The driver of a lorry that left the road and crashed into the Well Creek river at Outwell near Wisbech, had a miraculous escape.

Yesterday, 15:57

The day that Cambs Times journalist and campaigner Kath Sansom took her Sling The Mesh campaign to Parliament has been captured on camera.

Yesterday, 22:12

A shock revelation that a £16 million improvement to the Guyhirn roundabout could be pushed back by at least two years has angered Mayor James Palmer.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter