Baroness Newlove praises cadet leaders at conference

Baroness Newlove has praised volunteer cadet leaders at a special conference in Lancashire.

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Baroness Newlove opens first cadet leaders conference

Volunteer Police and Fire Service Cadet Leaders from across the country have headed to Lancashire for the first ever National Volunteer Cadet Leaders Conference.

The event was officially opened by Baroness Helen Newlove whose husband Garry Newlove was kicked to death outside his home in Warrington by a group of drunk teenagers in 2007.

Ralph Blunsom reports.

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Baroness Newlove praises cadet leaders at conference

Cadet leaders at conference Credit: ITV

Volunteer Police and Fire Service Cadet Leaders from across the country have headed to Lancashire for the first ever National Volunteer Cadet Leaders Conference.

There are currently 10,000 police and fire service volunteer cadets in this country - young people between 13-18 who undertake a variety of tasks to support the work of the emergency services.

And these are the people who lead them, brought together for the first time at a conference at Lancashire Police headquarters at Hutton near Preston.

Cadet leaders at conference Credit: ITV

The conference was officially opened by Baroness Helen Newlove who praised the work of cadet leaders.

Baroness Newlove Credit: ITV
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