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On 8 Sep 21 the Physical Training Instructors at the Finlay Gymnasium set out on a ten hour drive up to Grantown-on-Spey in the Scottish Highlands for a week of Force Development. The planning process was as simple as booking […]

RAF Badminton Championships

RAF Badminton held its annual Open Championships from 11th-13th February at RAF Halton. With over 50 entrants, including numerous new players, competing in 15 events it proved a challenging event for all with a high standard of play across all […]

Sir Sefton Bracer Cross Country

It was a bright but very cold day for the annual Sir Sefton Brancker Cross Country match between the Civil Service, Fire, Police and Southern League stations. This race, held at RAF Halton, is traditionally cold and fast, and this […]

Back on the Ice: Sliding At Speed

By Senior Aircraftwoman Chelsea Medlock Natural Luge is a sport which I discovered whilst on SATTs at RAF Halton over three years ago – I was instantly hooked. A year on from my last Ice Camp, it was once again […]

royal air force sports awards 2017

The 2017 RAF Sports Awards were held on the 1st November at Halton House Officers’ Mess. The 8th annual RAF Sports Awards presented an opportunity to celebrate the efforts of the RAF’s Athletes, Officials and Administrators. Invited to the awards […]

RAF Halton Recruit Training Staff raise money for The Pink Ribbon Foundation

Physical Training Instructors at RAF Halton, and members of the RAF Ladies Football Team, recently took part in a gruelling physical challenge, in memory of Sgt Lynsey Miller (Secretary of the RAF Ladies Football Team), who passed away suddenly in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Virgin London Marathon Assistance

Early on Sun 26 Apr 15, a team from RAF Halton made their way to London to assist with the Virgin London Marathon 2015. The team was made up from Station Personnel, TAC, RTS and SMTW who had to all […]

Halton man in paramotor record success Mainpoint Magazine

Halton man in paramotor record success

Flight Lieutenant Giles Fowler, from the Supply and Movements Training Wing at RAF Halton, has broken the British altitude record for paramotoring. He went to 19,200 feet over the Cambridgeshire skies. Paramotoring is a facet of free flight where an […]

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