Month: April 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019

As part of this year’s International Women’s Day celebrations West Midland Reserve Forces & Cadets Association (West Midland RFCA) linked up with West Midlands Women’s Voice to take part in an event to showcase and discuss the changing roles of women. ‘In Conversation With Dr Helen Pankhurst’ hosted guest speakers, panels and presentations from a wide variety of organisations and individuals in the…

Germany Ski Trip 2019 “Inspire to Achieve”

Cadets from Shropshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) travelled to Germany for a week of skiing on 2nd March. The first two days of skiing were at Bolsterlang. The Cadets and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAV’s) were assessed by the instructors and then split into groups depending on their ability. All the groups progressed extremely well during the day with some of the beginners…

Leamington FC sign Armed Forces Covenant

Leamington FC Chairman Jim Scott recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant on behalf of the club, pledging to uphold the key principles of the Covenant and support serving personnel and veterans. The Covenant was signed jointly by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Walkley, Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, in a ceremony held at the Club’s Phillips 66 Community Stadium in front of local dignitaries,…

Bugle Breakfast sees pledges made to the Armed Forces

On 12th March 2019 we held a Bugle Breakfast at Hereford Army Reserve Centre, home of 2 Platoon, A Company 6 RIFLES, which welcomed business representatives from across the county. The event was organised jointly by WM RFCA, Hereford and Worcester Chamber of Commerce and 2 Platoon, A Company 6 RIFLES. Over 60 guests attended on the day and were taught some of…

Cleone Foods delight with pledge to support Armed Forces

Birmingham-based Cleone Foods Ltd became one of the latest food businesses to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community at a special breakfast event hosted by the Army in the West Midlands. Their support was cemented by the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant which was co-signed by Mr Wade Lyn CBE, Managing Director of Cleone Foods Ltd, alongside Colonel Richard…

Spectra Group welcomes Herefordshire businesses to sign Armed Forces Covenant

Spectra Group (UK) Ltd hosted an official signing of the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) at their Herefordshire HQ on Wednesday April 3rd.  A major innovator in tactical communications and a Top 100 SME supplier to the UK Government, Spectra is committed to supporting those that have served either directly or indirectly. With ambitions to achieve a Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Award, the…

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