Detailed guide: The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for the north-west of England and the Isle of Man

Reserve Forces Cadets Associations

March 8
16:46 2021

Champion Cadets

NW RFCA support more than 12,000 cadets and over 2500 Cadet Force Adult Volunteers within the North West and Isle of Man region. As champions of the cadet movement we promote the benefits of the cadet experience to young people lives and support recruitment of Cadet Force Adult Volunteers.

Lee Robinson dressed in full seal Lord Cadet uniform standing to attention in front of the camera.

Leo Robinson has been appointed First Sea Lord Cadet (FSLC) 2021. NW RFCA Crown Copyright 2021.

Read the story of Leo Robinson the first Sea Lord Cadet: Cadet awarded First Sea Lord Honour.

Promote the Reserve Forces

NW RFCA supports Reservists of all three Services based in the North West of England and the Isle of Man. Alongside the regional Chains of Command and through the Association Membership, NW RFCA engages with local communities in the region to increase understanding of Reserve service and strengthen links with local units.

Three reservists dressed in full service uniform staring straight at the camera.

Reservists deployed to assist with Covid support efforts. NW RFCA Crown Copyright 2021.

Read the full story at Tri-Service Reserve Force joins fight against COVID in Greater Manchester.

Engage with the local community and employers on behalf of defence

Our Regional Employer Engagement Directors for the North West of England and the Isle of Man, manage a network of employers who are supportive of the Armed Forces. Our enduring relationships with local communities continue to encourage support for reserves, cadets and the wider armed forces community

15 men and women sitting and standing round a table holding their certificates and smiling at the camera.

ERS Bronze Award recipients aboard the HMS Prince of Wales, Spring 2020. NW RFCA Crown Copyright.

To find out more about the Armed Forces Covenant and MOD Employer Recognition Scheme visit Defence Relationship Management.

Provide the best place to work and train

NW RFCA maintain over 400 Reserve and Cadet sites in the North West Region. Through their expertise and local knowledge, our Estates team ensure an attractive environment in which to recruit, train and refresh the spirit of our volunteers.

NW RFCA also carries out home adaptations for injured service personnel and veterans. The programme provides normality and independence to the individual by altering the home to suit the individuals needs.

Outside HMS Eaglet.

HMS Eaglet. NW RFCA Crown copyright 2021.

Contact Us

Switchboard Telephone: 0151 5415752

Email enquiries:

Postal enquiries to:

Alt House
Altcar Training Camp
L38 7JD

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Published 8 March 2021

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