On Saturday 7th July, 59 Squadron joined the rest of the Squadron in the Wing for the annual day of competitions, Wing Training Day. Numerous competitions take place such as: Drill, Music, First Aid, Flight Sim and more. The main
Tonight we recognised one of our Corporals with a Commandants Special Commendation. Cpl Cerys Bywater was out walking in Skipton when she came across a man who wasn’t breathing. The first aid skills she learnt with cadets kicked in and
It has been a busy month for 59 Squadron throughout June and the beginning of July, with events such as Honley Show, Cosford Air Show and fundraisers. On the 9th June, cadets from 59 (Huddersfield) Squadron and 1466 (Holmfirth) Squadron
Congratulations to Cadet Judah Cannon who has been appointed the role of Mayoral Cadet for Kirklees for this year and then the coming year. Cadet Cannon will now assist Councillor Gwen Lowe with public duties and speeches. He is taking
On Sunday 8th April, 19 cadets from 59 Squadron attended a parade in Doncaster to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force which was on the 1st April this year. The parade consisted of 1000 cadets and staff
On Friday 6th April, CWO Joshua Clegg was awarded his Junior Leaders lanyard. The JL course requires lots of effort in order to take on board all the knowledge, pass leadership assessments and spend numerous weekends out in the field
On Sunday 25th March two cadets from 59 Squadron, CWO Joshua Clegg and Cpl Robert Harrison, attended the football competition at Wing level. After winning at Wing level, the team then progressed to Region level on the 7th April, competing
On the 2nd March 2018, one of 59 (Huddersfield) Squadron’s Civilian Instructors, Jordan Hirst – who is also a Student Paramedic in the Yorkshire Ambulance Service – brought down one of the ambulances and medical equipment for the cadets to
On the 17th February, 4 cadets attended the Inter-Squadron Clay Target Shooting competition. Overall, the competition has 86 individual shooters from 11 different Squadrons in the Wing. Huddersfield Squadron came 2nd, which is an outstanding effort. Well done to the
On Sunday 14th January, 59 Squadron attended the South and West Yorkshire Wing inter-squadron cross county event. In total, 8 cadets participated and placed 3rd in the whole competition. Individually, Sgt Whitwam placed 2nd, Cpl Harrison placed 3rd and Cdt
Flight Sergeant Joshua Clegg aged 17 years, from 59 Huddersfield Squadron, RAF Air Cadets and a student at Rastrick Sixth Form, has been awarded the prestigious appointment as the Mayor’s Cadet for 2017/18 for Kirklees. He began with his first
Staff, cadets and parents from 59 Huddersfield Squadron were joined by the deputy Mayor Cllr Christrine Iredale and her consort Robert Iredale at Outlane Golf Club for the annual awards presentation evening on Friday 24 March 2017. The awards presented
11 junior and First class cadets from 59 Huddersfield Squadron and 1466 Holmfirth Squadron attended the Youth First Aid 2 day First Aid Course hosted by 59 Squadron. The course was delivered by CI Lionel Green from Mirfield Squadron and
We are starting our new intake for New Members on Monday 13 March and welcome everyone aged 12 years in year 8 at school upto 17years. We look forward to seeing you Please take a look at the RAF Air
Nine Cadets participated in the annual wing shooting competition this weekend.
15 of the Cadets from 59 Squadron took a trip to the Skiing complex at the XScape, Yorkshire.
The 59 Squadron Cross Country Team recently competed in the annual cross country event.
After a successful 2016, 59 Squadron kicked off 2017 with an award for Cdt Cerys Bywater. This award is given to the individual who achieves above and beyond during their time in the Initial Training Flight.
Cadets from 59 Huddersfield Squadron have earnt their Marksman badges at various camps and Shoots over the summer . Flt Lt Kirsty Piccavey said “I have been proud to present the cadets with their well deserved certificates and badges”. Wing
On Sunday 25 September 2016,59 Huddersfield Squadron cadets took part in the South and West Yorkshire Wing, Inter Squadron Swimming Competition at Huddersfield Sports Centre. Junior Girls Team won the South and West Yorkshire Wing Shield 59 squadron team came