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Veteran shares memories for National Aviation Week

Veteran shares memories for National Aviation Week

Veteran shares memories for National Aviation Week

29 August 2020

An 83-year-old has celebrated National Aviation week by sharing memories and photographs of his time in the RAF.


Adventurous Ian retires from RAF

Adventurous Ian retires from RAF

Adventurous Ian retires from RAF

23 August 2020

Forty years of unbroken service to queen and country came to an end when Warrant Officer Ian Coates retired from regular Royal Air Force duties.


Services will mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

Services will mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

Services will mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

12 August 2020

A team of runners are raising money to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.


Council recognised for showing support to Armed Forces community

Council recognised for showing support to Armed Forces community

Council recognised for showing support to Armed Forces community

31 July 2020

Rutland County Council is amongst the organisations to receive the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme gold award.


New courses provide support for military veterans

New courses provide support for military veterans

New courses provide support for military veterans

28 July 2020

A new support programme for military veterans living in and around Rutland will take place at a university.


Join the 10,000 steps challenge

Join the 10,000 steps challenge

Join the 10,000 steps challenge

25 July 2020

A military veteran is fronting a new challenge in aid of Help for Heroes as the charity bids to plug a funding gap left by coronavirus.


Birthday celebrations for squadron that began during Battle of Britain

Birthday celebrations for squadron that began during Battle of Britain

Birthday celebrations for squadron that began during Battle of Britain

16 July 2020

An RAF transport squadron is celebrating its 80th birthday at RAF Wittering today (Thursday, July 16).


Air craft crash exercise begins at RAF Wittering

Air craft crash exercise begins at RAF Wittering

Air craft crash exercise begins at RAF Wittering

09 July 2020

An exercise simulating two crash landings is testing personnel as they attempt to recover the aircraft and return the situation to normal.


RAF caterers take on epic challenge for charity close to their hearts

RAF caterers take on epic challenge for charity close to their hearts

RAF caterers take on epic challenge for charity close to their hearts

03 July 2020

Chefs and stewards from an air force catering squadron cooked up an epic challenge to raise money for a charity close to their hearts.


Campaign launched to stop thousands of homes being built

Campaign launched to stop thousands of homes being built

Campaign launched to stop thousands of homes being built

02 July 2020

A group of residents is calling on people to oppose a proposed ‘township’ on a former army base between Oakham and Stamford.


Armed Forces Day: making the move into civilian life

Armed Forces Day: making the move into civilian life

Armed Forces Day: making the move into civilian life

27 June 2020

A former Royal Engineer is encouraging others with a military background to consider joining the construction industry.


'Why I joined the RAF Reserves, aged 50'

'Why I joined the RAF Reserves, aged 50'

'Why I joined the RAF Reserves, aged 50'

24 June 2020

For those who aren’t in the forces - but perhaps hanker after some of the excitement - becoming a reserve could be just the solution.


Raising a flag to support Armed Forces Day

Raising a flag to support Armed Forces Day

Raising a flag to support Armed Forces Day

22 June 2020

South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) marked Armed Forces Day 2020 with a flag-raising ceremony today.


RAF cycle club raises cash to help vulnerable veterans

RAF cycle club raises cash to help vulnerable veterans

RAF cycle club raises cash to help vulnerable veterans

19 June 2020

An air force cycling club has raised £2,000 to help vulnerable veterans living in isolation and poverty during the coronavirus pandemic.


Videos and photos of military plane over Stamford

Videos and photos of military plane over Stamford

Videos and photos of military plane over Stamford

19 May 2020

A Boeing C-17 Globemaster plane has landed at RAF Wittering ahead of night flying this week.


'Huge disappointment' over Red Arrows decision

'Huge disappointment' over Red Arrows decision

'Huge disappointment' over Red Arrows decision

19 May 2020

A local MP has expressed 'huge disappointment' about the Ministry of Defence's decision to relocate the country's most famous aerobatic display team.


New home of the Red Arrows is revealed

New home of the Red Arrows is revealed

New home of the Red Arrows is revealed

19 May 2020

The Red Arrows aerobatic display team is on the move, with their current RAF base closing in two years' time.


Vulnerable RAF veterans receive surprise VE Day gifts

Vulnerable RAF veterans receive surprise VE Day gifts

Vulnerable RAF veterans receive surprise VE Day gifts

14 May 2020

RAF veterans received a welcome surprise on VE Day when they received gifts to help them celebrate.


'You would never believe how things can change in less than an hour'

'You would never believe how things can change in less than an hour'

'You would never believe how things can change in less than an hour'

08 May 2020

Maarten Moerman, 82, remembers the day his home town in Holland was liberated by British troops 75 years ago.


Looking back through the newspaper archives at VE Day

Looking back through the newspaper archives at VE Day

Looking back through the newspaper archives at VE Day

08 May 2020

How Victory in Europe was celebrated in Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and the Deepings


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