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Mr Kenneth Mair has given more than 50 years service to the Royal Air Force and the Ministry of Defence; at the age of 73 he has decided to retire (for the fourth time) and work on improving his golf […]

The Golden Couple

Valerie and John Channon celebrated their Golden Wedding in style. The children at RAF Coningsby Nursery suprised them both by presenting them with cards which they had made. Wing Commander James Brayshaw, Officer Commanding Base Support Wing, presented them with […]


SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH… That’s it! I’m packing up, I’m off. 38 years, man and boy, and all the stages in between, a lifetime spent in and around the Air Force and it all finishes in […]


Officers from RAF Coningsby recently acted as pall-bearers at the funeral service for a decorated RAF veteran, Mr Robert Wareing, on 14th December at Scunthorpe. During the early part of World War Two Mr Wareing flew as part of 106 […]

Branston war hero commemorated

North Kesteven District Council has officially named a new road after a former local resident and WW2 pilot, Flying Officer William George Cooper. On 22 November 2011, the site of four new Council homes, Cooper Close in Branston, was officially […]

Community Development in 2011

If you’re a ‘glass half empty’ person you  may look around Coningsby and Tattershall and think that nothing much has changed in the last year.  However, here in Community Development, we take on a ‘glass half full’ approach and a […]

CINC AIR Command Honours RAF Coningsby Personnel

On 13 Dec 11 Air Chief Marshal, Sir Simon Bryant, Commander-in Chief Air Command visited RAF Coningsby. As well as using the visit to gain an understanding of the issues faced by the Typhoon Force, he took the opportunity to honour some […]


SWO Peter Hainsworth has been the Station Warrant Officer at RAF Coningsby since June 2009.  He joined the RAF in August 1974 and has completed tours of duty on various UK RAF Stations, MOD Abbey Wood in Bristol and at […]

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