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  • Cadets learn presentation skills

    11 October 2016

    Oct. 2016. Cadets from Orkney joined others from across the Highlands from all three cadet services (army, air, and sea) for a weekend workshop on Presentation Skills and Public Speaking.  Whilst it is hoped that...

  • Cadets’ Royal Performance

    Cadets’ Royal Performance

    10 August 2014

    As members of the National Cadet Massed Pipes & Drums Band three Orkney cadets (Sgt Dominic Buttifant, and Bdrs Rendall and Halliday) recently performed at Balmoral Castle for Her Majestey Queen Elizabeth. ...

  • Lord Lieutenant’s visit

    Lord Lieutenant’s visit

    27 July 2014

    During the Battery's annual summer camp at Otterburn we were visited by both our Honurary colonel, Col. Macrae, and the counties Lord Lieutenant, Capt. Bill Spence.  Both were able to visit the Officers mess...

  • Easter Pipes and Drums Concentration

    Easter Pipes and Drums Concentration

    29 April 2014

    The annual AFC Pipes and Drums concentration was held at Cameron Barracks, Inverness between the 4th and 13th April. This event is attended by Army Cadets and Air Training Corps from Scotland, England and Northern...

  • Easter Exchange Visit

    Easter Exchange Visit

    29 April 2014

    Between the 6th to 13th April, 30 ACF teenagers from 3 counties took part in their annual tripartite exchange visit on Orkney. In the past this had been a joint exchange visit between Orkney and Bucks ACF. ...

  • Queen’s Jubilee Medals awarded

    Queen’s Jubilee Medals awarded

    11 March 2014

    A presentation of Queens Diamond Jubilee medals to SMI A Robertson and Mr G Wark took place during a visit, by Col M.R.S. Macrae to Orkney Independent Cadet Battery, Lovat Scouts at the Reserve Army Centre Weyland Park...

  • Christmas and ‘Presents’

    Christmas and ‘Presents’

    9 December 2013

    On the 7th and 8th of December the cadets of Orkney Independent Battery (RA) Lovat Scouts held their Christmas weekend at the TAC Kirkwall. This weekend is when the cadets organise their own events, while the adult...

  • Good Results at National Tactical Competition

    Good Results at National Tactical Competition

    16 October 2013

    A team from Orkney’s Army Cadet Force, Orkney Independent Battery Lovat Scouts, recently competed in a National Military Skills competition for Cadet Units across the whole of Scotland. The team of 9 Cadets, both...

  • Productive October Break for Orkney Youth

    Productive October Break for Orkney Youth

    1 October 2013

    Four Army cadets from Orkney Independent Battery (RA) Lovat Scouts recently spent a full week, during their October break, at Redford Cavalry Barracks in Edinburgh attending a course in piping and drumming. The annual...

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