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MARHAM TO ARNHEM - 500 MILES - A BIKE TOO FAR

MARHAM TO ARNHEM: 500 MILES – A BIKE TOO FAR?

ON THE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2015, A/SGT ANDY ATKIN-FINDLAY, SGT KEV WEBSTER AND I, SET OFF FROM RAF MARHAM ON A 500 MILE UNSUPPORTED BIKE RIDE TO RAISE MONEY FOR MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT. Accompanying us were 5 other Gen Tech Workshop […]

Marathon

Marathon Des Sables

‘The Toughest Footrace on Earth ’ A 156 mile race across the Sahara desert in temperatures of over 50° C, whilst carrying everything on your back except the water that you will need to survive during 4 marathons plus a […]

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BOSTON SLOG

AT THE END OF LAST YEAR, RAF CONINGSBY’S LOGISTICS SQN HELD IT ANNUAL CHARITY‘BOSTON SLOG’ROAD RACE MARKING THE 26TH CONSECUTIVE OCCASION THE EVENT HAS BEEN HELD. Funds raised through individual sponsorship were donated to the British Heart Foundation and Cancer […]

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COAST TO COAST CHALLENGE – WHITEHAVEN TO WHITBY

On 25 July three personnel from RAF Coningsby completed an arduous coast to coast cycle challenge from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Whitby in North Yorkshire. The epic journey was undertaken to raise awareness and funds for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. […]

CONINGSBY-CRAWLERS

CONINGSBY CRAWLERS

Station Ops Flight’s 24hr relay against Cancer What? Relay for Life is an inspirational 24 hour event that honours cancer survivors and celebrates life.  Whether you raise money through coffee mornings, karaoke, or something more challenging, you can be sure […]

CHARITY

BAES DONATE £1000 TO RAF CONINGSBY NURSERY & KIDS CLUB

On 29 April, Adam Smith, the BAES Head of HR for UK Availability Contracting presented a cheque for £1000 to the RAF Coningsby Nursery and Kids Club.  The donation was made from funds raised by BAES ‘Charity Challenge’ fundraising events […]

SSAFA’S NEW BRAND PUTS FAMILY FIRST

Armed Forces charity updates image to reach the Forces and their families. On 10th April 2013, the RAF Coningsby In-Service Volunteers Branch of military charity SSAFA Forces Help changed its name to SSAFA as part of a rebrand aimed at […]

FRAJA

FRAJA ELLIE APPEAL STATIC BIKE RIDE

I first heard about Fraja Ellie and her plight on 22 Mar 13 from SAC Gareth Shackleton (MT Flt).  Fraja Ellie is a 5 year old girl at RAF Leeming with a very aggressive strain of cancer called Neuroblastoma with […]

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