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Practising skills to deploy to Mali

Practising skills to deploy to Mali

Practising skills to deploy to Mali

15 May 2021

Rutland infantry soldiers have completed their final mission rehearsal exercise prior to deploying to a United Nations operation in Mali.


Developer shows its support by buying Tommy figures

Developer shows its support by buying Tommy figures

Developer shows its support by buying Tommy figures

11 May 2021

Housing developer Barratt Homes has installed Tommy figures at its development in Bourne to mark the 76th anniversary of VE Day.


Military chef wins award

Military chef wins award

Military chef wins award

05 May 2021

A military chef has been rewarded for his work in and out of the kitchen.


A week to remember those who have lost their lives and say huge thank you

A week to remember those who have lost their lives and say huge thank you

A week to remember those who have lost their lives and say huge thank you

28 March 2021

Alicia Kearns, MP for Rutland, reflects on the past year since the first lockdown and discusses the new Defence Command Review in her latest column.


People in 71 military homes given a year to find new places to live

People in 71 military homes given a year to find new places to live

People in 71 military homes given a year to find new places to live

19 March 2021

The MP for Wittering has welcomed a decision to extend the notice period for more than 70 households who face eviction.


Rutland regiment remembered in New Zealand

Rutland regiment remembered in New Zealand

Rutland regiment remembered in New Zealand

17 March 2021

A ceremony has taken place to mark the anniversary of a battle involving the 58th Rutlandshire Regiment of Foot.


Flying instructor retires after 35 years of service

Flying instructor retires after 35 years of service

Flying instructor retires after 35 years of service

16 March 2021

A flying instructor has retired from regular duties at RAF Wittering after 35 years of service.


Armed forces veterans will be recognised in this month's census

Armed forces veterans will be recognised in this month's census

Armed forces veterans will be recognised in this month's census

09 March 2021

Armed Forces veterans across South Kesteven have their first ever chance to have their service recognised in the national census.


Former Stamford cadet becomes regiment commander back on home turf

Former Stamford cadet becomes regiment commander back on home turf

Former Stamford cadet becomes regiment commander back on home turf

03 March 2021

Lieutenant Colonel Rob Futter is proud to be on home turf after being appointed a new Commanding Officer within the Royal Logistic Corps


From no licence to driver of the year

From no licence to driver of the year

From no licence to driver of the year

13 February 2021

A RAF Wittering airman who joined the service with no driving licence has won the RAF Logistics Driver of the Year award.


Royal British Legion pays tribute to town mayor

Royal British Legion pays tribute to town mayor

Royal British Legion pays tribute to town mayor

05 February 2021

The chairman of the Stamford branch of the Royal British Legion has paid tribute to the town mayor, Bill Turner.


RAF helps with coronavirus testing

RAF helps with coronavirus testing

RAF helps with coronavirus testing

18 January 2021

An RAF team ‘flew in’ to support the coronavirus testing of pupils and staff in a secondary school.


Book about Harriers’ local history takes off

Book about Harriers’ local history takes off

Book about Harriers’ local history takes off

30 December 2020

The 10th anniversary of Harriers leaving RAF Cottesmore has sparked interest in a book which delves into the area’s connection with the aircraft.


Officer is given traditional bowler hat to bid farewell to RAF station

Officer is given traditional bowler hat to bid farewell to RAF station

Officer is given traditional bowler hat to bid farewell to RAF station

23 December 2020

Thirty-six years of unbroken RAF service has come to an end for RAF Engineer Warrant Officer Emma Hanson.


Soldiers leave Cottesmore base to promote human rights in Mali

Soldiers leave Cottesmore base to promote human rights in Mali

Soldiers leave Cottesmore base to promote human rights in Mali

15 December 2020

More than 70 Rutland-based soldiers have deployed to Mali as part of the United Nation’s peacekeeping mission.


Veterans' service needs more help

Veterans' service needs more help

Veterans' service needs more help

09 December 2020

A charity needs help to expand a support service for veterans.


Army takes part in training mission at RAF Wittering

Army takes part in training mission at RAF Wittering

Army takes part in training mission at RAF Wittering

30 November 2020

Heavy aircraft returned to the skies above RAF Wittering as the station hosted Gurkhas and 16 Air Assault Brigade for Exercise Swift Pirate.


Squadron leader Alicia is first woman to be appointed in role

Squadron leader Alicia is first woman to be appointed in role

Squadron leader Alicia is first woman to be appointed in role

24 November 2020

A squadron leader is continuing to lead electrical and mechanical technicians who play a key role within the Royal Air Force.


Electric vehicles arrive at RAF base

Electric vehicles arrive at RAF base

Electric vehicles arrive at RAF base

18 November 2020

Green vehicles of a different kind have arrived at RAF Wittering as the station makes a bold start on the road to lower emissions.


Formally pledging a commitment to our Armed Forces

Formally pledging a commitment to our Armed Forces

Formally pledging a commitment to our Armed Forces

17 November 2020

Stamford Endowed Schools has formally pledged its commitment to supporting current and former members of the Armed Forces.


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