Alumni Stories

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Jennifer Hastings - Rhowniar, Wales, 1969

8 October 21

My name then was Jennifer Harvey and I was a Police Cadet with Warwickshire Cons...

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David Jesinger - Aberdovey, Wales, 1961

8 October 21

I attended a course, sponsored by the Sheffield Local Authority in August 1961. ...

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John Axworthy - Aberdovey, Wales, 1973

7 October 21

Abetdovey March 1973 and yes I still remember “plod and plunge” first thing in t...

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Alex McCallum - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1973

5 October 21

I had joined the Army as a Junior Leader in the January. Being based at the time...

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Michael Lowe - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1956

4 October 21

In 1956 I was a 3rd year apprentice at Leyland Motors Ltd. in Lancashire, when o...

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Alexander - R Himsley - Aberdovey, Wales, 1962

24 September 21

COURSE 217 - 24th February to 22nd March 1962 And so, after a very lengthy train...

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Mark Walker - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1980

27 August 21

Many stories to tell but first I can remember signing a book in which when we le...

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Stephen Caldicott - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1949

21 July 21

2nd photo. Remember, I'm talking about my father, not me.

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Stephen Caldicott - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1949

21 July 21

I was interested to read Neil Wilson’s account of attending the 2nd Course at th...

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