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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 […]

RAFA? BUT THAT’S FOR OLD BLOKES ISN’T IT?

Its amazes me the number of times I hear the title of this article when I mention joining a local RAFA branch. As the years go by and personnel leave the RAF, situations change, we no longer have PSF, the […]

CUPCAKES FOR PROSTATE CANCER

Flight Lieutenant Beth Fray and Corporal Siobhan Foley work at the Dental Centre at RAF Coningsby. This week they have visited sections on the station with a variety of delicious cupcakes, to raise money and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK. […]

MOVEMBER AT RAF CONINGSBY

Personnel from RAF stations Coningsby and Waddington in Lincolnshire have brought back moustaches for ‘Movember’, and raised vital funds for men’s cancer. Corporal Neil Dobson a Survival Equipment Fitter based at RAF Coningsby, was the proud winner of the Movember […]

100 STATIONS IN 100 DAYS – CHEQUE PRESENTATION

Over the summer months, a number of members of TTF (Typhoon Training Facility) at RAF Coningsby pursued a charitable quest; to visit 100 RAF stations in 100 days within Lincolnshire both past and present. The team, comprising of RAF, MOD […]

SUNSET TO SUNRISE

On the 22 Jun, 6 hardy souls from RAF Coningsby Motorcycle club set off for RAF Valley in preparation for the annual Macmillan Sunset to Sunrise Charity Motorbike Ride from Holyhead to Skegness. We arranged to meet other bikers at […]

THE RAF DISABLED HOLIDAY TRUST

Note from the Editor: A few years ago, I had the privilege of working with the Board of Trustees for the RAF Disabled Holiday Trust as their financial advisor (thankfully they’re still solvent!). The Trust provides really fantastic support to […]

RAF CONINGSBY SPORT RELIEF 2012 – 12 HR SPINATHON CHALLENGE

Were the Station’s Spinning Instructors up for the Sport Relief 2012 Challenge?  Looking back now, several days after the event. I can confirm that the use of the word ‘Challenge’ was wholly appropriate.  Who are the manufacturers trying to kid?  Those […]

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