I am in the same situation - had a letter saying I will be contacted in the next financial year to be attached to a cohort. More waiting as usual!
I don't want to put a downer on things but I have been in this situation before with Notts only to find recruitment on hold and then suspended completely without applications being kept on file! I am therefore a little concerned in case the next financial year comes along and they decide they can't afford any new recruits!!!
I need to work on my positive thinking as you can see