OTLEY Army Cadets have been presented with a brand new Standard.

VIPs including the Town Mayor, Councillor Peter Jackson, visited the Otley detachment’s base on Myers Croft on Thursday, November 28 for a special presentation ceremony.

The new Standard has been donated to the cadets by Otley Lions, and features the club’s emblem. Presenting it, Otley Lions President Mr David McDowell and Vice President Mr Richard Phillips said they looked forward to closer collaboration between the two groups.

The open evening also showcased some of the cadet’s activities and included demonstrations of first aid, fieldcraft and camouflage and concealment.