The Garden Centre Group is bringing patriotism to flower beds across the country with the launch of their red, white, and blue themed seed packets commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Great War and honouring those who served their country both then and now.
Retired RAF Squadron Leader Brian Gibbs has been joined in his fundraising efforts for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund by some very unusual ladies – his flock of 13 laying hens and three ducks!
The Royal Air Force celebrates its 96th birthday on 1 April and the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is leading the charge in the celebrations.
World War II prisoners of war Jack Lyon, aged 96, and Charles Clarke, aged 90, shared their recollections of ‘The Great Escape’ at a special screening of the film to mark the 70th anniversary of the bid for freedom from the infamous POW camp Stalag Luft III.
The RAF Benevolent Fund's Regional Director of Scotland and Northern Ireland has chosen the name Sir Alan Smith for an RAF veteran's bungalow in Erskine.
Sara Waymont has been visiting parts of the Royal Air Force 83 Expeditionary Air Group including 617 'Dambusters' Squadron to record the work of the RAF and raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
As part of the national schools fundraising event, Red, White and Blue Day, which takes place each October, children are being asked to design a Christmas card to mark the centenary of WWI.
Marathons aren't for everyone. Some can't do the distance because of health, fitness or disability, and others just don't have the inclination. But the RAF's leading welfare charity, the RAF Benevolent Fund, has the solution.
An RAF flight, bound for Camp Bastion, today left RAF Brize Norton carrying hundreds of postcards from schoolchildren up and down the country to the troops serving out in Afghanistan.
The RAF Benevolent Fund is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a further £381,968 from the LIBOR Fund.
Douglas Laing and Co, the leading independent Scotch Whisky specialists have today announced the release of their annual charity bottling – a Braeval 12 Years Old Single Sherry Cask with all profits going to the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.
The Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton will retire as the Chairman of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund at the end of this year. He will be succeeded by Lawrie Haynes, President - Marine and Nuclear at Rolls-Royce and a trustee of the Benevolent Fund between 2005 and 2012.
Children of service personnel at RAF Coningsby have joined together with a professional film company to share their experience of being a service child.
On 30 May 1949, John Oliver 'Jo' Lancaster DFC made aviation history by becoming the first pilot to eject from an aircraft in an emergency situation using a Martin-Baker ejection seat - since then, Martin-Baker ejection seats have saved over 7,420 aircrew lives worldwide.
RAF Reservist Sara Waymont has created a painting featuring players from Saracens Rugby Club in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Serving members of the Armed Forces will be able to attend MK Dons' home match with Walsall in November for free as part of the Club's Armed Forces Big Day.
At the grand age of 100, Wally Lashbrook MBE DFC AFC DFM, who lives in Ayr, has been honoured with the award of a clasp to recognise his war time service as a pilot with Bomber Command.
Today saw the launch of our official Spitfire Augmented Reality app, enabling viewers to experience the iconic British aircraft in a truly unique dimension.
In response to The Rt Hon George Osborne MP's announcement about the latest LIBOR funding.
Alex Jones, from BBC’s The One Show, yesterday launched the 2013 British Military Tournament at Earl’s Court.
Two veterans were reunited at Leuchars over the weekend. John Cruickshank, the last surviving holder of a Royal Air Force Victoria Cross was reunited with a Catalina flying boat in which he successfully sunk a German U Boat, U-347 after an amazing tussle over the Arctic Ocean almost 70 years ago.
Fourteen year old Heather Morien from Seaghill, Northumberland, has won a competition to design a new Airfix model Hawk aircraft.
The RAF Benevolent Fund has been presented with a cheque for £10,000 from RAF Valley fundraisers.
This Saturday (the 17th August), exactly 70 years after RAF Bomber Command aircrews carried out the famous Peenemünde raid, a seven-man 'crew' will carry out a sponsored walk in memory of the 243 men who lost their lives in the famous raid.
Despite the downpours, over four and half thousand people descended on RAF College Cranwell on Saturday for an unforgettable night of music and entertainment.