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HELP FOR HEROES ‘BANGER RUN’

The Help for Heroes ‘Banger Run’ is an annual driving event where teams from across the UK endeavour to drive thousands of miles across Europe raising money for Help for Heroes. Twenty-six teams entered and completed the event in 2011; […]

Baking for Children in Need

The 18 Nov saw the 32nd annual BBC children in need take place with special emphasis on members of the public baking for fundraising. This captured the imagination of SAC Lucy Stewart who took the opportunity to sell cupcakes to […]

MOVEMBER GROW-A-THON

Can you name a group of individuals on station who would relish the opportunity to create competition over ridiculous facial hair and perceived man points? Surely one section could really stand out as the overwhelming participant of such a challenge […]

SSAFA Big Brew Up!

The Big Brew Up is the SSAFA flagship event! It takes place every October in destinations all over the world and aims to raise money for this worthwhile charity whilst also encouraging families, friends and colleagues to meet up over […]

3 HALF MARATHONS IN 3 WEEKENDS

Three years ago my Grandma had a stroke.  My family and I were all deeply affected by our experiences and I decided to do some fundraising for The Stroke Association. I ran the Great South and Great North runs without […]

HARVEST SERVICE AND FOOD COLLECTION

The Church of the Holy Spirit at Royal Air Force Coningsby opened its doors for a Harvest Service on Sunday 25 September 2011.   Station personnel and local residents were welcomed to a service conducted by Padre (Flight Lieutenant) Jessie […]

‘NEW TO YOU’ THRIFT SHOP PROCEEDS HELP 7 LOCAL CHARITIES

The ‘New to You’ Thrift Shop is located beside the RAF Coningsby main gate on Old Boston Road.  It is run and managed by volunteers from both RAF and the local civilian community. It is a high quality second hand […]

‘RAFAthon’

In July RAF Coningsby held a ‘RAFAthon’ to raise funds in aid of the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) Wings Appeal. This is an annual event organised by some RAF stations, where participants run a combined distance of a Marathon […]

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