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Tributes to RAF catering officer who died in car crash

Tributes to RAF catering officer who died in car crash

Tributes to RAF catering officer who died in car crash

21 April 2020

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved RAF catering officer who died in a car crash.


'Flying ace would be devastated to know his home was being sold to pay for care'

'Flying ace would be devastated to know his home was being sold to pay for care'

'Flying ace would be devastated to know his home was being sold to pay for care'

18 April 2020

The daughter of an ace pilot who used to fly Vulcan bombers during the Cold War is being forced to sell his home to pay care home bills.


Memorial to those who lost their lives is planned for town centre

Memorial to those who lost their lives is planned for town centre

Memorial to those who lost their lives is planned for town centre

28 March 2020

A permanent tribute to those who gave up their lives for people's democratic freedoms is to be discussed.


Troops participate in six-week training exercise

Troops participate in six-week training exercise

Troops participate in six-week training exercise

21 March 2020

Soldiers at Kendrew Barracks were among 2,500 others taking part in training replicating real life conditions.


RAF Wittering pays tribute to SAC David Kenwright

RAF Wittering pays tribute to SAC David Kenwright

RAF Wittering pays tribute to SAC David Kenwright

12 March 2020

The Royal Air Force has paid tribute to a Wittering serviceman who died following a night out in Stamford.


Veterans’ breakfast club is launched in town

Veterans’ breakfast club is launched in town

Veterans’ breakfast club is launched in town

10 March 2020

The Stamford Armed Forces and Veterans’ Breakfast Club had its first meeting on Saturday at The London Inn.


Large RAF planes to be flying in the skies as training exercise returns to RAF base

Large RAF planes to be flying in the skies as training exercise returns to RAF base

Large RAF planes to be flying in the skies as training exercise returns to RAF base

10 February 2020

RAF Wittering will act as a foreign airfield from Sunday, February 16 to Friday, February 21 for Operation Swift Pirate.


Spinal injury can't stop RAF man

Spinal injury can't stop RAF man

Spinal injury can't stop RAF man

07 February 2020

Following surgery to remove a spinal tumour, a squadron leader is working to help others with spinal injuries.


MP presses case for Red Arrows to be based at RAF Wittering

MP presses case for Red Arrows to be based at RAF Wittering

MP presses case for Red Arrows to be based at RAF Wittering

04 February 2020

The North West Cambridgeshire MP has spoken in the House of Commons to press the case for RAF Wittering to be the new home for the Red Arrows team.


RAF Wittering appoints display pilot

RAF Wittering appoints display pilot

RAF Wittering appoints display pilot

03 February 2020

An experienced RAF pilot will be travelling around the country to put on displays at airshows.


RAF Wittering re-names building after a 'lucky' man

RAF Wittering re-names building after a 'lucky' man

RAF Wittering re-names building after a 'lucky' man

29 January 2020

An RAF squadron's building has been named after a Second World War gunner who survived an 18,000ft fall without a parachute.


Bomb disposal expert is given a super send-off

Bomb disposal expert is given a super send-off

Bomb disposal expert is given a super send-off

24 January 2020

More than 35 years of exemplary service has ended with a Warrant Officer's retirement from the Royal Air Force.


Police sign covenant

Police sign covenant

Police sign covenant

17 January 2020

Members of the police force have pledged their support to ex-servicemen and the military.


Chef Jamie Oliver filmed episode of Channel 4's Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast at RAF Wittering

Chef Jamie Oliver filmed episode of Channel 4's Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast at RAF Wittering

Chef Jamie Oliver filmed episode of Channel 4's Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast at RAF Wittering

06 January 2020

Chef Jamie Oliver drove his Ford Capri to RAF Wittering to meet No 3 Mobile Catering Squadron for an episode of Friday Night Feast.


Pledge to help forces families

Pledge to help forces families

Pledge to help forces families

05 January 2020

Schools have pledged to support the armed forces community by signing the national Armed Forces Covenant.


Military children surprised with trip to Lapland UK

Military children surprised with trip to Lapland UK

Military children surprised with trip to Lapland UK

17 December 2019

A charity brings festive cheer to children whose parents are away with the British Armed Forces this Christmas.


Two 96-year-old RAF veterans take part in festive Wittering lunch

Two 96-year-old RAF veterans take part in festive Wittering lunch

Two 96-year-old RAF veterans take part in festive Wittering lunch

06 December 2019

Flying Officer Ben Stubbings runs the Christmas lunches and says they take place to help local elderly people avoid loneliness.


D-Day veteran receives top honour

D-Day veteran receives top honour

D-Day veteran receives top honour

06 December 2019

Family and carers were moved to tears when a war veteran received a medal for his role in the D-Day Landings.


Abigail Rowlands of Bourne looks back at her work on the French battlefields

Abigail Rowlands of Bourne looks back at her work on the French battlefields

Abigail Rowlands of Bourne looks back at her work on the French battlefields

24 November 2019

A former intern for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission has urged other to apply for future internships.


Preparing for foreign operations

Preparing for foreign operations

Preparing for foreign operations

18 November 2019

Military skills were the focus for No 2 Mechanical Transport Squadron from RAF Wittering as they trained for operations.


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