‘Going For Gold’ event launches in the West Midlands
On 2nd March 2023, West Midland Reserve Forces & Cadets Association held its first-ever ‘Going for Gold’ event at DRPG’s studios in Worcestershire. Emphasising the importance of the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme, the event aimed to encourage and recognise over 90 corporate organisations, from across their region, that support those who serve in the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. Creative…
Summit Learning Trust pledges their support to the Armed Forces community
On the 7th March Summit Learning Trust hosted a collective Armed Forces Covenant signing event at Solihull Sixth Form College. A total of 10 Armed Forces Covenants were signed by Summit Learning Trust and all eight of their member academies, and South Birmingham SCITT (School-Centred Initial Teacher Training). The event was organised by Summit Learning Trust in collaboration with our Association. The Summit…
Amateur Army photographer wins the peoples vote in national competition
A photo taken by a Telford soldier whilst deployed in Mali has been revealed as the People’s Choice in a national photographic competition. Titled ‘Light them up’ the photo was taken by Lance Corporal Jamie Nolan (30) who serves in B Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry. It triumphed over 20 photos to take the title in the documentary category of the British Photography Awards….