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ORDER YOUR CHRISTMAS CARDS FROM US!

ORDER YOUR CHRISTMAS CARDS FROM US!

02/09/2014

Get ahead of the Christmas rush this year and order your Christmas cards from us! Sold in packs of ten (single design) for £3.95 all profits go back into the charity.

The Sea Cadet Shop is selling seven designs this year, including the popular Mail Ship design and the Christmas in the docks for Sea Cadets. Christmas cards are available to buy here.

Please support the vital work we do by inspiring young people to get a head start in life through the confidence they gain as a Sea Cadet and help us to help seafarers get to where they want to be, whether on land or at sea through the work of the Marine Society.

UNIFORMED YOUTH GROUPS TO GET £10MILLION FROM GOVERNMENT!

UNIFORMED YOUTH GROUPS TO GET £10MILLION FROM GOVERNMENT!

20/08/2014

Sea Cadets has been selected to benefit from a share of £10 million from the Uniformed Youth Social Action Fund, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne confirmed today.

Sea Cadets as well as 14 other youth uniformed organisations including Girl Guiding, St John Ambulance and The Scouts Association, were selected to receive funds to encourage young people living in disadvantaged areas or hard to reach communities to get involved in social action by joining uniformed youth organisations.

Martin Coles, CEO, says “Sea Cadets are delighted to be one of the charities selected to receive such an amazing investment. This means we can reach out to even more young people with the incredible opportunities we offer. Across the UK 14,000 cadets are challenging themselves and developing new skills through nautical adventure for the best possible head start in life.”

COMING UP THIS SEPTEMBER!

COMING UP THIS SEPTEMBER!

19/08/2014

Sea Cadets are getting ready for a competitive September, as this year’s area and district finalists go head to head for the National Combined and Sailing Regatta trophies.

Hundreds of Sea Cadets from across the UK will be competing at the National Combined Regatta at the Royal Victoria Docks on Saturday 6 September, and the Sailing Regatta at Southport on Saturday 27 September.

Throughout the year, cadets have been competing in district and area regattas in over 400 towns, in a range of water sports, including sailing, windsurfing, rowing and power boating.

Congratulations to everyone who has taken part in the regattas throughout the year, and good luck to those competing in September!

HARTLEPOOL UNIT SECURES £100K DONATION!

HARTLEPOOL UNIT SECURES £100K DONATION!

13/08/2014

Hartlepool Sea Cadets have secured the future of the unit, thanks to a generous donation from Hartlepool Youth - a grant giving organisation. Local solicitors Square One Law helped to draw up the contract. The £100,000 donation ensures that they can buy the building that they currently lease.

Paul Harrison, treasurer of Hartlepool Sea Cadets, said: “This is a fantastic location for Sea Cadets and we could not have it any better, being so close to the marina and all the facilities we have here. With Hartlepool being such a proud maritime town, we have an active unit and securing ownership of our building means that we can look forward to a very exciting future.”

Photo: Hartlepool Sea Cadets with (left to right) Eric Priest, president of Hartlepool Sea Cadets; Jeanette Henderson, chairman of Hartlepool Youth; Robert Atkinson, trustee of Hartlepool Youth; and Satpal Pandal, of Square One Law.

FUNDING BOOST HITS HIGH NOTE

FUNDING BOOST HITS HIGH NOTE

08/04/2014

Over 1,600 Sea Cadets in Bristol, Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall are set to benefit from new musical instruments and equipment, and for those cadets and volunteers that would like to develop their musical talent further they can apply for a scholarship and gain accredited qualifications, thanks to a generous donation from the WPA Benevolent Foundation.

Sea Cadets were present to welcome and thank their supporters from the WPA Benevolent Foundation; Trustee, Mr Rupert Phillips and Director of Good Causes, Charlie MacEwan, on Saturday 12 July at HMS Flying Fox in Bristol. 

The Foundation is already helping to deliver a new boat training centre for cadets at St Stithians Lake in Cornwall, and supporting new minibuses and trailers for units in the South West.

Call us on +44 (0)20 7654 7000 or email info@ms-sc.org for more information

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