Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 15°C

Five-day forecast

RAF veterans came face-to-face with the next generation during a tour of 6F (Romford) Air Cadets.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

The visitors, all of whom were called up in the 1940s and 1950s and spent two to four years in the RAF, had served in trades ranging from fireman to air traffic control.

Commanding Officer Flt Lt Richard Cottam said: “The cadets often see veterans at the Remembrance parades, but this was an opportunity to get to know them better and ask them questions about their time.”

The veterans, some of them former cadets themselves, watched the squadron’s final parade of the evening and saw a new cadet enrolled at the squadron’s London Road base.

Share this article

0 comments

   Local advertisers

More News

Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Romford Recorder on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Romford businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Romford Recorder, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

Celebrity / Showbiz See all

Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

Read full story »