Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all at Wyedean. This year, instead of Christmas cards, we have made a donation to our local Keighley Air, Army and Sea Cadets. To donate to the Keighley Sea Cadets click here.
Keighley Sea Cadets Corps (SCC) and The Royal Marine Cadets are appealing for volunteers. Both are local non-profit youth organisations that work with children aged between 10-18 years. Unlike other service cadets, Keighley SCC are not funded by the Ministry of Defence. They are an independent non-profit charity and their unit is run by a small team of volunteers which includes staff and committee members. They work hard to allow cadets the opportunity to go to sea, learn to sail and do adventure training, helping them to develop extra skills to give them a head start in life. They also have a Royal Marine Detachment and the cadets partake in many field activities such as camping, navigation and team building activities, all of which help them develop transferable skills which they can carry through into adult life. One of the Keighley Sea Cadets’ main fundraising events is the annual duck race which is held at Bolton Abbey as its President is [...]