148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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Barnsley Cadets Learn About the Police Force

Recently, Flt Sgt Banks did a talk with us about what she does in her career outside the Air cadets being a member in West-Yorkshire police. We had a talk about the training of the Police and what potential police officers…

Dining In Night 2019

On the 9th of February, 148 (Barnsley) Squadron held its annual Dining In Night at Tankersley Manor Hotel.  The night begun with a small reception in the bar. Upon arrival cadets were offered a non-alcoholic drink of orange juice, and…

Success at 148!

Recently, various awards and achievements have seen cadets praised here at 148 (Barnsley) Squadron.  Firstly, Cdt West and Cdt Yates have been presented with their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh certificates. This draws to a close their Bronze award. A true…

Cadets Go Mountain Biking

On the 3rd of February I went Mountain Biking with the Squadron around the local area. When I put my name of the list for Mountain biking I was nervous as I had not been on my bike for some…

Cadets Begin Gliding Training

On the 27th of January 2019, myself and Cdt Kirk got the chance to go gliding at RAF Syerston in Leicester. It was a windy day so unfortunately, we couldn’t fly, but we were able to complete the ground school…

Inter-Squadron Cross Country Championships

On the 13th of January 148 (Barnsley) Squadron attended the Annual South and West Yorkshire Wing Cross Country Championship. Once we arrived at Thornes Park we began by handing out the squadron sports tops and shorts so that we could…

Blue Badge Leadership Course

On the 12th of January, a Blue Badge Leadership Day was held for cadets at 148 (Barnsley) Squadron. 10 Cadets attended the course to develop their leadership skills and earn the Blue Leadership Badge.  The day was ran by the…

Contact Us

Contact Us If you are interested in joining, or have any questions, please fill out a contact sheet below and a member of the Squadron Staff will be in touch soon. Alternatively please ring the squadron phone on 01226 283049…

Staff

CI Mandy Colton

CI Colton has been involved with the ATC as a staff member since 2010. She joined the Corps as she saw the positive influence it had on young people and her partner is and two children were also involved in…

CI Brian Rogers

Wg Cdr R B Rogers RAFVR(T) Rtd. CI Rogers joined 148 (Barnsley) Sqn in 1949 as a cadet and progressed through the ranks finally becoming its Commanding Officer, a post he held for 19 years. He was then appointed to…