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Cycling is a great way to have fun and stay healthy so why not do it more often?

2MT Squadron always Ride Safely.  The campaign is aimed at 6 -11 year olds, the Road Safety message we present is equally relevant to children of all ages and drivers of vehicles who may interact with children on cycles. We […]


A sunny weekend in Eastbourne saw a group of servicemen and women from RAF Cottesmore receive an award in recognition of their outstanding fundraising achievements in support of the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA), raising just short of £20,000 last […]

On Your Bike for Charity

Staff from the MDHU Peterborough took part in a 24-hour cycle in a bid to raise funds to build a new war memorial in Peterborough. The mammoth task was completed on exercise bikes in the hospital’s main atrium and the […]

RAF Cottesmore Pass On Luftwaffe Bronzes

A historic collection of bronzes from RAF Cottesmore have been handed over to RAF Northolt. The three bronze sculptures, retrieved from the Luftwaffe base at Fassberg in Germany on 16 April, 1945, by 122 Expeditionary Air Wing, comprise bronze heads […]

Marathon Walkies

Henry the Labrador must have thought it was his lucky day when his owner, Squadron Leader Claire O’Grady, OC PMS RAF Wittering, decided to enter the London Marathon. He has been recruited to help her train over those long difficult […]

Year Six trip to RAF Cottesmore

Year six children from Leighfield Primary School in Uppingham recently visited RAF Cottesmore to find out what happens on a working RAF station. The trip was organised by Squadron Leader Tamzin Keenlyside, Community Careers Liaison Officer, and included tours of […]

Mums & Tots Christmas Party

While the rest of the personnel at Wittering and Cottesmore were awaiting the final fly-past of the Harrier Force, the children at the Wittering Mums and Tots group were eagerly looking out for a very different visitor. On this occasion […]

SSAFA Volunteers Update

It has been a quiet start to the New Year in SSAFA world, but things have started to pick up. We held a Community Fair at Cottesmore at the beginning of February.  SSAFA Forces Help Volunteers were on hand to […]

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