Helpers wanted for Weston cadets

PUBLISHED: 17:00 17 June 2017

Weston's Royal Marine Cadets.

Weston's Royal Marine Cadets.

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Adult volunteers are needed to help teach invaluable life skills to a group of Weston-super-Mare armed forces cadets.

Weston Royal Marines Cadets detachment trains young people aged 13-18 in a wide range of skills, including things like field craft, camping, arms training, boatwork and more.

However, the group is run by volunteers, who train in different specialisms, before sharing those skills with the cadets.

The Weston detachment is currently on the lookout for more adult volunteers to help support training sessions.

Major Paul Wagstaff, Royal Marines Reserve and Alpha Company Commander, said: “We offer a wide range of training to suit individual requirements and experiences to ensure the instructors have the knowledge to deliver instruction to our cadets.”

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