Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Dark Clouds are Smouldering into Red?

East Lindsey District Council and orchestra Sinfonia Viva have joined forces to bring an innovative First World War Centenary Project to the... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Monday, 18 August 2014

Storybook Wings, not just for those deployed

Storybook Wings is a great initiative for serving RAF parents allowing the parent to record a story for their child(ren), along with a personal message. Sound effects and music are added to create a really... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

‘Amazing Aviation’ theatre production flies into RAF Scampton for one last time

After an incredible two month tour covering the whole of Lincolnshire, the production of ‘Amazing Aviation’ comes to an end with one final performance at the RAF Scampton Families Day on Tuesday 2nd September. The production has... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Latest newsletter from DIO

Home Front is the online customer newsletter produced by Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), and is used to share... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Ebola Virus Disease - advice to personnel

The latest assessment from Public Health England (8 Aug 14) is that the overall risk to people living in England remains very low. No cases of imported Ebola have ever been reported in... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Friday, 15 August 2014

Increase in screening period

From 1 April 2014 the period of screening from deployed operations for Servicewomen post-childbirth has increased from 12 to... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Thursday, 14 August 2014

2014 RAF Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS) results published

The results of the Continuous Attitude Survey have been published. The MoD uses the tri-Service Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FAMCAS) to help capture the views of... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

WIN tickets to the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony

BFBS Radio listeners have the chance to win two pairs of tickets to the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony on the evening of Wednesday 10th September. An audience of... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

2 Lancaster Bombers Fly Together for First Time in 50 Years

At RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire two Lancaster Bombers took to the skies yesterday for the first formation flight of this aircraft type since the 1960s.  The Lancaster “Thumper”, which is... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

RAF Association – job vacancy

GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS MANAGER.  Full Time – Monday to Friday - Leicester.  Salary £27,114 - £30,126 pa... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

The Day the Aeroplane Went to War

The World’s first independent Air Force was born in battle, created for a single purpose – to defend the skies over Britain. From the biplanes of the Royal Flying Corps and the... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF deploys tornado aircraft to be ready to support humanitarian operations

The Royal Air Force has sent Tornado aircraft from RAF Marham so they can be ready to support humanitarian operations in Iraq if required. A small number of aircraft, fitted with... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Monday, 11 August 2014

Meeting of the last two airworthy Lancasters- ‘Thumper’ meets ‘Vera’

Although 7,377 Lancaster aircraft were produced between 1941 and 1946, only two remain airworthy. One (a Mk 1 nicknamed ‘Thumper’) is maintained by the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Thursday, 7 August 2014

New Head of Service Delivery Accommodation at DIO

Air Commodore Tolfts joined the Royal Air Force in 1984 as a Personnel Branch officer. He completed junior officer tours at a variety of locations including RAF College Cranwell, RAF Coningsby, RAF Headley Court and... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Check your lender accepts Forces Help To Buy before committing

The Forces Help To Buy Scheme (FHTB), which was launched on 1 April 2014, enables Service personnel to borrow up to half their annual salary (up to a maximum of £25,000) to help purchase a property and several hundred Service personnel have... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Monday, 4 August 2014

RAF Photographic Competition 2014

“People’s Choice: Image of the Year”. New public vote launched. People power and the internet are being harnessed for the first time by the RAF in a unique project to decide which... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link