Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brize Clean Sweep in Annual Sports Awards

Brize Norton Air Cadets have been crowned championsas the high flying sportsmen and women from across the Thames Valley were recognised during a special ceremony at the Wing Athletics.

Throughout the sporting seasonthe Wing Sports Officer, Flight Sergeant Barry Tweddle, and his team keep a record of cadets and squadronparticipation in sport.In addition to ranking the cadets onon their attendance, the Sports Team also look at the cadet and squadrons commitment, dedication, sportsmanship and enthusiasm for sports. Continue reading

Britwell Shine in the Sun

Britwell Air Cadets were in the silverware after winning the lions share of the medals and trophies at the Thames Valley Wing Athletics Championships held at Abingdon’s Tilsey Park.

Over 200 cadets and 50 staff took part in glorious sunshine; battling it out to be crowned champions. 11 events were on offer across 5 age categories headed up by Flight Sergeant Barry Tweddle, the Wing Sports Officer. Continue reading

Canoeing and Climbing Taster for Thames Valley Wing

On a very soggy Sunday in April, cadets and staff from across Thames Valley Wing took to the water and the wall at Adventure Dolphin in Pangbourne.

Despite the torrential rain, several cadets and staff made the trip to Adventure Dolphin in Pangbourne for a day of taster sessions in canoeing and climbing. Organised by FS Chris Harding (ATC), the cadets spent half the day learning some basic skills in a canoe on the river Thames, and the other half on the indoor climbing wall at the centre testing their climbing skills. Continue reading