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RAF Halton turning the heat up at the Malta Marathon

With the success of the 2015 event now a distant memory, it was only right that Malta Marathon 2016 be afforded to those who missed out last year. Therefore, along with an enthusiastic team from RAF Marham, team Halton, comprising […]

Alpine adventure

On 14 December 2012, 50 personnel from RAF Halton boarded the bus to Tignes in the French Alpes. After a long and arduous 18 hour journey we arrived in the snow covered village, rooms were occupied, bags unpacked, ski equipment […]


For most visitors to the Lake District all they ever see is cloud but for the chosen ones of Logistics (Supply) Training Squadron they were blessed with the best weather of the year with stunning sunshine all week. In May […]

From one olympian to another

  Royal Air Force Regiment gunner Senior Aircraftsman Lewis Keeble 21, has been selected as reserve in the under 66kg category for the British Olympic Judo Team but is not the first Halton linked RAF personality with an Olympic story. […]

Halton and London 2012

  RAF Halton has been busy preparing for the Olympic Games nationally in terms of defence and locally supporting the Council’s events. Personnel – Under Military Aid to the Civil Authorities (MACA) the Armed Forces are supporting the Games in […]

Battle of Britain Memorial flight

  Halton personnel embarked recently on a trip into a bygone era. Ably led by Nik Elliot, the group departed at the crack of sparrows for Lincolnshire to immerse themselves in the history of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight […]

Making Waves

As one of the newest recognised sports in the RAF, the RAF Water-ski and Wakeboarding Association (RAF WWA) aims to provide good quality facilities, safe training, sports tours and RAF and inter-services competitions for any RAF personnel & dependents irrespective […]

Operation OVERLORD

  RAF Halton personnel on a recent Staff Ride (SR) to Normandy, France, were based in the city of Caen. Our SME for the week Dr Howard Tuck briefed us on the location, the training objectives for the week and […]


  Following months of planning from the legendary Sgt John Dowling the most ambitious Major Adventurous Training Exped that RAF Halton had ever attempted was about to commence. To give some idea of the scale of this event, a week […]

6 riders 2 pillions & 2000 miles

  When 8 members of the Halton Motorbike Club gathered outside Halton House Officers Mess excited about the week ahead, they couldn’t have imagined what May weather lay in store. After the obligatory photo Jan De-Vry, Si Taylor, Clare Wells, […]

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