On Sunday 23 March, the Air Cadet band of 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron
headed the civic parade to Holy Cross Parish Church in Daventry
for a service to mark the Right of Entry to the Town of Daventry.
During the service, conducted by Revd. J Gavin, the Mayor of Daventry
presented Flt Lt Barry Broom, Officer Commanding to 497 (Daventry)
Squadron with a scroll conferring the Freedom of the town to the
Air Training Corps.
The presentation made in recognition of the continuing involvement
of 497 (Daventry) Squadron with the youth and community of the town
was also witnessed by the Regional Commandant, Gp Capt. Ford, the
Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire and other local civic
Following the service the Nuneaton band led the way as cadets exercised
their newly acquired right to march through the streets of Daventry
" with standards flying and drums beating".