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NHS Charities Together thank MPCT

We am delighted to report that we have raised (with Gift Aid) £12,981.05 for the NHS Charity. NHS Charities Together have written to MPCT to thank us for our outstanding fundraising efforts and the dedication shown by all of those who participated in the MPCT NHS Race Across the World Fundraiser. Thank you again, for...

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Eid Mubarak from MPCT

Eid Mubarak! The second Eid in the Islamic calendar is here, meaning prayers and festivities for families across the UK and around the world. Eid al-Adha – ‘festival of the sacrifice’ – is also known as Eid ul Adha, Greater Eid, Bakra Eid, Qurbani Eid and other names, depending on location and tradition. MPCT want...

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MLT Pledge For Christmas Challenge NOW OPEN

Our Charity The Motivation and Learning Trust has now registered with the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise funds for 84 Learners and Staff to go on a 4 Day Educational Tour to visit the Battlefields of Normandy in May of 2021. We are hoping to raise a total of £25,000 by gaining £6,250 in...

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MPCT thanks the Samaritans for the incredible work 24/7 |Samaritans Awareness Day 2020

Every July, Samaritans organises a campaign called “Talk To Us” to raise awareness of the services the organisation provides within local communities and to highlight that they are available to help “for anyone who needs someone to listen, 24/7, without judgement or pressure”. In the month, on 24 July, 24/7 Samaritans Awareness Day takes place...

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Stars of the Invictus Games supports Military Preparation College Learners

A GROUP of inspiring athletes who have all triumphed in the face of adversity are giving their support to more than 1000 of our young people taking part in a virtual Olympic Games this month (July). And in a bid to keep its students motivated during the current COVID-19 crisis, the colleges are set to...

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Six MPCT Learners were invited to ‘Teams’ with the GOC ARITC Major General Chris Bell CBE

On Thursday 2nd July 2020, MPCT were kindly invited to ITC Catterick to meet the new GOC ARITC Major General Chris Bell CBE as part of his first visit to the Infantry Training Centre.  Six MPCT Learners from MPCT Bishop Auckland, Teesside and Nottingham were invited to speak with the General on Microsoft teams as...

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MPCT & Reserves Day | Armed Forces Week 2020

Today we celebrate Reserves Day, as part of our week long observance of Armed Forces Week 2020 Reservists balance civilian life with their military career, giving up their spare time to serve in our Armed Forces. We are very proud of the reservists on our team; we place real value in the knowledge, skills and...

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MPCT celebrates day 1 of Armed Forces week 2020.

Today MPCT celebrates International Armed Forces cooperation as part of Armed Forces week 2020. The UK Armed Forces work closely with their international partners and allies to protect our national security and promote peace across the world. At the heart of this is NATO, where the UK plays a key leadership role. NATO’s Allied Rapid...

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MPCT marks Trooping the Colour

The Queen’s official birthday, the second Saturday in June, is typically celebrated with the Trooping the Colour military parade. The ceremony has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The last time the event was called off was in 1955, when a national rail strike occurred. On Saturday, June 13, a “small, brief...

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Learners and staff at the MPCT have run over 43,139 miles in 19 days during a ‘race around the world’ charity challenge. MPCT decided to run an original distance of 24,860 MILES (in 19 days) in an attempt to lap an accumulative mileage of the earth, which is just short of 25,000 miles. The college...

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