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Applications open to join Emergency Services Cadets

Applications have opened for the next intake to Northamptonshire Emergency Services Cadets (NESC).

Open to teenagers aged 13 to 18, NESC is a joint partnership between the county’s police, fire and ambulance cadets, and is an independent registered charity.

Through NESC, young people are given the chance to learn more about the roles of police, fire and ambulance staff, and support the work of the emergency services within their communities.

Units meet weekly across Northamptonshire during term time at the following locations:

  • Northampton (Thursday)
  •  Kettering (Monday)
  •  Wellingborough (Thursday)
  •  Daventry (Monday)
  • Towcester (Monday)
  •  Kingswood Academy (Kingswood Students only)

Apply to join NESC

Applications for the September 2019 NESC intake can be made by completing the application form, which must be hand-signed by both the applicant and their parent or guardian, and returning it by email or post by April 30, 2019. Applicants must be aged between 13 and 18 on September 1, 2019.

Completed forms should be scanned and sent to or posted to: 

Ashleigh Houlden – Deputy Chief Cadet Officer
Northamptonshire Emergency Services Cadets
Unit 27-29 Cornwell Business Park
Salthouse Road

Hard copies of the form can be requested by emailing

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