West Leeds: Get a taste for Marine adventure

Richard Longley.
Richard Longley.
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he’s a mild-mannered supermarket accountant by day, an elite force commando by night – and now he is urging others to share in his taste for adventure and heroism.

Richard Longley, 30, from Bramley, serves as one of only 600 Royal Marine Reserve Commandos in the country. Now he is backing a new campaign to encourage more people to join up. Richard, who works at Morrisons, said his Royal Marines role was a “remarkable” opportunity which ”can take you anywhere in the world – the sunshine of California to the jungle of the Congo”.

An open day is being held on Saturday, March 14, from 10am at Carlton Barracks in Leeds. Call 0845 600 3222 for more details.