Bradford teenager Marcus Leadbeater has become the first Royal Marine Cadet Detachment Sergeant at Bradford Sea Cadets.

This follows training and assessment within the unit and at Crowborough in East Sussex, where he took the national Royal Marine Cadet Detachment Cadet Sergeants exam.

The training is designed to improve command, leadership and management capabilities.

Now at Bradford College, Marcus, 16, intends joining the Royal Marines and is going through the assessment process.