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Halton celebrates Battle of Britain with a 60 Foot Motif

RAF Halton’s Warrant Officer’s and Sergeant’s Mess held a Battle of Britain formal function and the star of the show was a 60 foot Battle of Britain motif painted on the grass of the bowling green of the Mess. The […]

Halton ‘Brats’ Remembered

The Halton Apprentice Association have carried out an act of Remembrance culminating in a visit to a Graduation Parade at RAF Halton. After a short church service at St George’s Church they gathered at their memorial,‘The Tribute’, to lay wreathes […]

RAF Recruit Training Embrace the Whole Force approach

Thirty-six Royal Air Force Reserves recruits this week became the first RAF reservists to undergo part of their basic training alongside Regular recruits. The recruits, who are normally based at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire, worked together for two days at […]

‘Great Escape’ RAF Police at RAF Halton

Two RAF Police veterans who served at the time of the post WWII investigation into the German captors who shot dead 50 allied airmen after the ‘Great Escape’ have attended a special dinner at RAF Halton. Retired Flight Lieutenant Ted […]

Iron Maiden lands at Halton

Earlier this month a Fokker Triplane landed at RAF Halton airfield, the same aircraft type as flown by the famous Red Baron. The visit by the Fokker Triplane was unplanned, and the pilot was a gentleman called Bruce Dickinson; whom […]

SMS good news stories for Mainpoint

We have had some new people join the Station Management Squadron, and one of the areas we are responsible for is the accommodation. We had struggled with manning in this area; however, now we have Mr Clyde Booth in the […]

Inter-Station Tennis Champs

The RAF Halton Tennis Centre hosted the largest turnout in over 10 years as 14 stations and 72 competitors battled it out in the Inter-Station Tennis Championships last week. Day one of the hotly contested competition saw 24 matches split […]

Air Cadet graduation link

Television personality and Air Cadet Ambassador, Honorary Group Captain Carol Vorderman, attended the latest graduation parade at RAF Halton as the guest of the Reviewing Officer and Officer Commanding the Air Cadet Organisation; Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty. With no less […]

RAF Halton Police supporting RSPCA

STAFF at the RAF Halton Police Flight have been busy supporting local charities as they carried out a series of collections on the main gates of RAF Halton in aid of the RSPCA. The National RSPCA week ran from 1st […]

Malta Marathon 2015

How do you get from the dark, cold Chiltern Hills around Halton to the warm sunshine of the Maltese Islands in just a few hours? Volunteer for the Malta Marathon, as 10 RAF Halton personnel did just months earlier… The […]

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