IT'S chocks away for an air cadet squadron's birthday bash.

RAF top brass and the Speaker of Middlesbrough Council have been invited to the celebrations of 1869 (Middlesbrough) Squadron, Air Training Corps.

The 60th anniversary reunion evening has been organised at the Coulby Newham TA Centre for Friday, June 21.

Group Captain Bill Gambold, Regional Commandant North, and Wing Commander Ken Davies, Officer Commanding Centre and East Yorkshire Wing, will attend, together with Middlesbrough Speaker, Councillor Ken Hall, parents and ex-members of the squadron.

For more details contact (01642) 225867 or the squadron website at www.geo-cities. com/-atc_1869