Huge turnout for Ely cadets recruitment open evening

PUBLISHED: 11:00 05 October 2018

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

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More than 50 parents and recruits attended Ely 1094 squadron for their recruitment evening.

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSEEly Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

A surprise guest appearance was made by Mayor of Ely Councillor Mike Rouse who addressed both prospective recruits and their parents extolling the virtues of cadet service.

The evening was kicked off with a rather noisy demonstration outside of a working miniature jet engine by CI Colin Wills.

The Squadron also held its annual bake off competition with the cadets cakes being enjoyed and judged by the new recruits and their parents, who spoke with some of the squadron’s cadets, staff and parents of existing cadets over tea and cake.

New recruits will be welcomed next Monday night.

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

If you missed out on the recruitment event, it’s not too late to visit again.

If you are aged 12 to 17 years old then come along with your parent next Monday night at 7.25pm to The Cadet Centre, in Heaton Drive.

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSEEly Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSEEly Air Cadets open evening was a roaring success as Mayor Mike Rouse also paid a visit. Picture: MIKE ROUSE

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

Ely Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTEDEly Air Cadets open evening was a success as Mayor Mike Rouse also visited. Picture: SUBMITTED

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