DORSET residents who were part of the Air Defence Cadet Corps are asked to take part in this year’s 75th anniversary celebrations.

More than 400 cadets and staff from Air Cadet Squadrons throughout Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset will parade through Christchurch on Sunday, February 23, to attend a special commemorative service at Christchurch Priory.

Now, they are appealing for anybody who may have been part of the Air Defence Cadet Corps since it started in 1939, are asked to contact the Air Cadets and share memories.

For more information, contact Flight Lieutenant Roger Starling on 01929 553822 or email media.dorsetwilts@aircadets.orgorg