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lister lines up and running

The WW1 Trench System, Lister Lines is well on the way to being ready for visitors again after a subsidence last year. The trenches lay unused for a number of months until RAF Halton personnel got back to work re-digging, […]

ACS Omani visit

The Airman’s Command Squadron recently hosted a visit from the Royal Air Force of Oman as part of a fact finding mission to understand good practice in the teaching of Leadership and Management. The Principal of the Omani Air Force […]

top places to visit

The Trenchard Museum and James McCudden Flight Heritage Centre, both at RAF Halton, have won a mention as being one of the Top Three Places to Visit in the Aylesbury Vale. The Museum, which is run exclusively by volunteers, houses […]

Queen’s Colour is Laid Up

The Queen’s Colour presented to RAF Halton in 1997 by Her Majesty the Queen has been laid up in St Michael’s Church in Halton village. Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall presented a new Queen’s Colour to RAF Halton on […]

Super Search Spaniel

Cat food. I love cat food. Sorry I’m jumping ahead… My name is Beau and I am a Lowland Rescue Search Dog. I’m 5 years old and belong to Ali and Gaz (affectionately known as ‘my hoomans’). They are both […]

Bloodhound SSC ‘Race for the Line’ Regional Finals

On the 3 May, 100 School children accompanied with teachers, arrived at RAF Halton to partake in the Bloodhound SSC Race for the Line Regional Final, organised by Project Officer Fg Off Colin Fowler. Run by the Learning Partnership and […]

Douglas Graduation and WW2 Veteran Visit

Entry No. 585, Douglas Intake graduated from Basic Recruit Training at Recruit Training Squadron, RAF Halton in front of family and friends. A King Air from 45 Squadron, RAF Cranwell flew past shortly after the Reviewing Officer, Air Marshal Stuart […]

Duchess of Cornwall Presents Replacement Queen’s Colour to RAF Halton

On a beautiful sunny day in May, Royal Air Force Halton was honoured to receive a visit from Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, who presented the new replacement Queen’s Colour to the Station. The retiring Colour, presented by […]

A Royal Visit for RAF Halton

RAF Halton personnel were on Royal duty again recently when Her Majesty the Queen visited Berkhamsted in honour of her 90th birthday celebrations. As part of RAF Halton’s engagement activity the Station was invited to provide personnel to help Hertfordshire […]

RAF Street Luge

This year saw another extremely successful RAF Luge selection event, held at RAF Halton between 7 – 11 September, with 26 athletes participating in the Street Luge. The annual event is held to select potential athletes for the Natural Luge […]

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