Wisbech Air Cadets get new equipment thanks to generous donations from Lions

Lion president Chris Gay handed over the cheque to Flight Lieutenant Anne Rose.

Lion president Chris Gay handed over the cheque to Flight Lieutenant Anne Rose. - Credit: Archant

More than £700 has been donated to the Wisbech Royal Air Force Air Cadets for new rucksacks and folding stoves.

Lion president Chris Gay handed over the cheque to Flight Lieutenant Anne Rose.

Lion president Chris Gay handed over the cheque to Flight Lieutenant Anne Rose. - Credit: Archant

The equipment will be used by the cadets in the field and on Duke of Edinburgh expeditions.

The donation comes from fundraising efforts by the Wisbech Lions, who have a proud tradition of supporting local young people.

Activities undertaken by the Air Cadets are varied, with all practical elements supported by appropriate training and supervision.

These include aircraft recognition, camping, drill, first aid, flying, gliding, map reading exercises, shooting sport and preparation for the various levels of DofE.

Lion president Chris Gay handed over the cheque to Flight Lieutenant Anne Rose.

The Wisbech Lions wished them all the best and hoped many Cadets will sign up to their WW1 competition with extended deadline to 31st December 2018. Further details for this can be obtained from Lion Alan Edmunds on 07595 288379.

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If you are interested in becoming a cadet, then please phone 01945 587251 or email 272@aircadets.org