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On Thursday the 8th of November, cadets and staff from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron attended the annual Festival of Remembrance at Horizon Community College. This year the service consisted of a […]

Horizon Festival of Remembrance 2018

On Thursday the 8th of November, cadets and staff from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron attended the annual Festival of Remembrance at Horizon Community College. This year the service consisted of a […]

Today’s Armistice Day marks 100 years since the signing of the treaty which ended the battle on the Western Front of the First World War at the 11th hour of […]

Remembrance Day 2018

Today’s Armistice Day marks 100 years since the signing of the treaty which ended the battle on the Western Front of the First World War at the 11th hour of […]

Over the last three weekends 148 (Barnsley) Squadron Cadets were out and about in Barnsley Town Centre selling poppies for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2018. This year we […]

Poppy Appeal 2018

Over the last three weekends 148 (Barnsley) Squadron Cadets were out and about in Barnsley Town Centre selling poppies for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2018. This year we […]

On the 23rd to the 24th of July myself and eleven cadets went on our Bronze D of E expedition. We were split into two groups in which we both […]

Cadets Complete Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Actual Expedition

On the 23rd to the 24th of July myself and eleven cadets went on our Bronze D of E expedition. We were split into two groups in which we both […]

Earlier this year, two groups from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron completed a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expeditions. The expedition was around the Selby area, and it was really hot weather, […]

Cadets Complete a Bronze DofE Practice

Earlier this year, two groups from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron completed a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expeditions. The expedition was around the Selby area, and it was really hot weather, […]

On the 27th and 28th of October, I attended a 2 day course at 2447 (Calder Valley) Squadron with 3 staff members from South and West Yorkshire wing for Level […]

Sgt Grange Achieves Mountain Biking Instructors Award

On the 27th and 28th of October, I attended a 2 day course at 2447 (Calder Valley) Squadron with 3 staff members from South and West Yorkshire wing for Level […]

Cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron celebrated Halloween in style with a spooky party at Squadron. The Cadets and staff put a great deal of effort into helping transform the main […]

Halloween Party 2018

Cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron celebrated Halloween in style with a spooky party at Squadron. The Cadets and staff put a great deal of effort into helping transform the main […]

On Sunday 26th August 2018 I experienced my first outing as a cadet! Myself and some other cadets went to Bruntingthorpe for the Cold War Jets day and it was […]

Cadets Attend Cold War Jets Day at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome

On Sunday 26th August 2018 I experienced my first outing as a cadet! Myself and some other cadets went to Bruntingthorpe for the Cold War Jets day and it was […]

The 10th of May saw Flt Sgt Lewis Melia age out as a cadet. After joining Barnsley in October 2011 Lewis has gone on to achieve some amazing things. Lewis […]

Flt Sgt Melia Ages Out

The 10th of May saw Flt Sgt Lewis Melia age out as a cadet. After joining Barnsley in October 2011 Lewis has gone on to achieve some amazing things. Lewis […]

Earlier this year, a group of junior Cadets and I attended what would be another step towards achieving First Classification, A Uniform Workshop The day began at 10 am and […]

Recruit Flight Uniform Workshop

Earlier this year, a group of junior Cadets and I attended what would be another step towards achieving First Classification, A Uniform Workshop The day began at 10 am and […]

Congratulations to Cdt Sophie Ellam and Cdt Cassidy Schofield who have been awarded their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards. During Sophie’s award she helped raise money for the Yorkshire Air […]

Two Cadets are Awarded Their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

Congratulations to Cdt Sophie Ellam and Cdt Cassidy Schofield who have been awarded their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards. During Sophie’s award she helped raise money for the Yorkshire Air […]

On the morning of Monday 25th June, myself and 5 other 148 (Barnsley) Squadron cadets attended a flag raising event at Barnsley Town Hall as part of national Armed Forces […]

Cadets Attend a Flag Raising Ceremony for Armed Forces Day

On the morning of Monday 25th June, myself and 5 other 148 (Barnsley) Squadron cadets attended a flag raising event at Barnsley Town Hall as part of national Armed Forces […]

Earlier this year, myself and other cadets participated in a training day on the Scorpion Air Rifle. It was really interesting especially when staff from the squadron showed us how […]

Cadets Participate in an Air Rifle Shooting Training Day

Earlier this year, myself and other cadets participated in a training day on the Scorpion Air Rifle. It was really interesting especially when staff from the squadron showed us how […]

Monday the 10th of September was Flt Sgt Tom Slaters last night at the Squadron for a while as he moves on to University in South Wales. During Tom’s time […]

Farewell Flt Sgt Slater

Monday the 10th of September was Flt Sgt Tom Slaters last night at the Squadron for a while as he moves on to University in South Wales. During Tom’s time […]

On the 7th of May 2018, CWO Megan Annetts aged out. Since Megan started at 148 Squadron in October 2010 she has accomplished some amazing things. Over her time at […]

Cadet Warrant Officer Annetts Ages Out

On the 7th of May 2018, CWO Megan Annetts aged out. Since Megan started at 148 Squadron in October 2010 she has accomplished some amazing things. Over her time at […]

From the 26th of March to the 8th of April, I was lucky enough to go to Tayside Aviation in Dundee to undertake my ACPS (Air Cadet Pilot Scholarship). The […]

Cpl Grange Attends the Air Cadet Pilot Scheme Flying Scholarship

From the 26th of March to the 8th of April, I was lucky enough to go to Tayside Aviation in Dundee to undertake my ACPS (Air Cadet Pilot Scholarship). The […]

On the 10th of June, myself and a dozen of other cadets from our squadron went to Cosford Air Show. The day began where we met at South Elmsall squadron […]

RAF Cosford Airshow 2018

On the 10th of June, myself and a dozen of other cadets from our squadron went to Cosford Air Show. The day began where we met at South Elmsall squadron […]

On Sunday 3rd June, 2018, ten cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron travelled to Shropshire and visited the ‘Royal Air Force Museum’, Cosford. It was an early start as we arrived […]

Cadets Visit RAF Cosford’s Museum

On Sunday 3rd June, 2018, ten cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron travelled to Shropshire and visited the ‘Royal Air Force Museum’, Cosford. It was an early start as we arrived […]

In late March, I travelled to Blackburn to compete in a Wing Football Sporting event, we first started off by warming up before getting our fixtures and team sorted out […]

Cadets Compete at Wing and Region Sports Championships

In late March, I travelled to Blackburn to compete in a Wing Football Sporting event, we first started off by warming up before getting our fixtures and team sorted out […]

On the 4th of May, myself and three other cadets went to Linton on Ouse to go on a Grob Tutor flying experience. This was my very first flying experience […]

First Time Flyer

On the 4th of May, myself and three other cadets went to Linton on Ouse to go on a Grob Tutor flying experience. This was my very first flying experience […]

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