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Padre’s Piece…

Chaplaincy is about a parish without boundaries, a parish that constantly changes. This means that Chaplaincy is about challenge and change with a message that doesn’t. In a recent visit to the Station, some theological students were told that in […]

Youth Achievement Awards 2011

In 2010 the Coningsby and Tattershall with Thorpe Parish Councils joined together and developed the Youth Achievement Awards. The Award is presented to young people from the local area in recognition for the outstanding contributions they have made to others. […]

SCHOOL CHILDREN VIEW MARVELLOUS MACHINES

On Wednesday 16 March 2011, RAF Coningsby hosted two classes of children from Barnby Road Academy, Newark on Trent, who visited the Station to support their current curriculum topic of Marvellous Machines which is looking at machines and how they […]

THE SKY IS STILL THE LIMIT!

With some 2000 vacancies this year, the RAF is still very much recruiting! Following last year’s SDSR announcement that the RAF is to reduce in size to a force of 33500 by 2015, many people assumed that recruiting would stop.  […]

ASSISTANT CHIEF CONSTABLE COMMENDATION

An MOD Police Officer based at RAF Coningsby has received a commendation for helping to educate thousands of youngsters about staying safe whilst on-line. In 2008 Royal Air Force Coningsby funded PC Pete Smith, their Defence Community Police Officer, to […]

RAF CONINGSBY CATERING TEAM SUCCESS AT ROYAL AIR FORCE CULINARY COMPETITION

Three members of RAF Coningsby Catering Flight gained recognition and success at the Annual Royal Air Force Culinary Competition in May; the Competition was held over two days at RAF Halton Catering Training School. The event is held each year […]

70th Anniversary of Operational Flying

  Tuesday 1 March marked the 70th anniversary of operational flying from Royal Air Force Coningsby.The Station began operational flying on the night of 1 March 1941. At fourteen minutes past eight in the evening, Handley Page Hampdens of 106 […]

VIP Visitors to RAF Coningsby

RAF Coningsby hosted a number of VIP visitors in February including Lord Astor of Hever, Under Secretary of State for Defence, and Mr Stephen Barrett, Royal Air Force Non Executive Director and member of the Air Force Board Standing Committee. […]

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