24-hour drill raises funds

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron (w120310-3b)
Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron (w120310-3b)
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worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24-hour drill to raise funds.

The group from Worksop 303 Squadron ATC, aged 13 to 20, were rewarded for their efforts with a £5,000 donation from Notts aircraft engineering company APPH.

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron (w120310-3c)

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron (w120310-3c)

Civilian instructor Trish Hunt said: “Some of them haven’t ever stayed up this long, they put in the effort because we are completely self-funded.”

They were supported by staff from Asda’s store on Memorial Avenue who ran a soup kitchen for the whole 24 hours, while Top Town Diners fish and chip shop and Batchelors, Greencore, and Solway all provided food.

She said: “The cadets are very grateful for all the help that they received and for the generous donation from APPH.”

The cadets also raised £1,700 through sponsorship and a further £838 bag packing at Asda.

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron, 303 (Worksop) Sqaudron with Worksop Asda Victoria staff who manned a soup kitchen for the cadets, Jenny Smith, Sharon Ward, manager Gary Cook, deputy manager Jamie Baugh and Sgt Ian Sellers (w120310-3g)

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron, 303 (Worksop) Sqaudron with Worksop Asda Victoria staff who manned a soup kitchen for the cadets, Jenny Smith, Sharon Ward, manager Gary Cook, deputy manager Jamie Baugh and Sgt Ian Sellers (w120310-3g)

Trish added: “The people of Worksop have been very generous.”

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron, some of the cadets grab 40 winks (w120310-3i)

Worksop Air Cadets took part in a 24 hour sponsored drill to raise money for their squadron, some of the cadets grab 40 winks (w120310-3i)