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HALTON HISTORIES

MARCH 1942 In March 1942, No. 1448 (Rota) Flight arrived at RAF Halton as a lodger unit. They were shortly to become No 529 Squadron, tasked with assisting in the calibration of the Home Chain radars. This was done using […]

RMC PRESCRIBE LAUGHS – OH YES THEY DO!

I decided to write and direct a short COVID friendly pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, performed by the Regional Medical Centre staff. Sadly, due to the ongoing pandemic we could only invite our staff with the social distancing […]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021 AT RAF HALTON

International Women’s Day (IWD) is held annually on 08 March, to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality. It aims to promote the specific social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across the world. […]

Padre’s Piece – ST CLEMENT DANES

St Clement Danes Church was destroyed by fire in the London Blitz of May 1941 and rebuilt, largely by public subscription, in 1958. The church was re-consecrated on 19 October 1958 as the Central Church of the Royal Air Force. […]

ALL EYES ON EXERCISE BLUE WARRIOR

Royal Air Force College Cranwell Commandant, Air Commodore Peter Squires, visited RAF Halton and Bramley Training Area to gain a deeper understanding of the Station’s mission. Air Commodore Squires, who is Officer Commanding all Phase 1 Training in the Royal […]

ARMED FORCES DAY LAUNCH

Wing Commander Ian Hough, accompanied by Station personnel, represented RAF Halton at the launch of this year’s Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day. Held in the Town Hall Auditorium at the Wycombe Swan Theatre, the launch was hosted by […]

EARL HOWE VISITS RAF HALTON

The Right Honourable Earl Howe, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords and Minister of State for Defence, met members of Training Wing when he visited RAF Halton to gain an insight into the RAF and, in particular, the Station’s […]

RAF HALTON GETS A SPRING CLEAN

RAF Halton staff were out in force to give the Station a spring clean on 18th April 2019. Serving personnel, civilian staff and Servicemen Awaiting Trade Training were picking up litter and tidying areas of the Station as part of […]

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 […]

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