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  • Gloucestershire teenagers Zorb for charity

    At the end of June Delia Rich,16, from Chedworth, Zorbed downhill with five friends from Rendcomb College.

  • RAF corporals in charity Bergathon

    RAF personnel stationed in Italy for Operation ELLAMY have different ways of spending their limited stand-down hours. Some will catch up on sleep, read a book or play games.

  • RAF Police raise 14K for charity in Blazing Saddles challenge

    Corporal Mark Squibbs of the RAF Police was part of a team that cycled from RAF Northolt to Edinburgh, ran a half marathon, then cycled back again to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund and Royal British Legion. 

  • RAF Benevolent Fund and Ultimate High team up to help RAF families

    The RAF Benevolent Fund (RAFBF), the RAF's leading welfare charity, and Ultimate High, the aerial adventure company, came together at Cotswold Airport on 13 May to launch a new fundraising and awareness partnership.

  • £5K donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Paul Hewson, who leads our south of England regional team, had a call offering a generous donation to the RAF Benevolent Fund. Paul tells us more in this blog.

  • Skydiving into retirement

    Paul Dixon served 46 years in the RAF and in that time never jumped out of an aircraft. So when it was time for Paul to retire, his family had some extreme plans for him. Paul tells us more in this post.

  • Riding in memory of fallen friends

    Flight Lieutenant Chris Penneck is going to undertake a gruelling challenge to raise money in memory of two fallen comrades. Chris tells his story in this blog.

  • Cadet D-Day beach fundraiser for military charities

    A force of cadets will cross the English Channel on 28 May to embark on a challenge which they hope will raise over £4,000 for charity.

  • Veteran's artwork will help RAF families

    Rosie Gibbons, Regional Fundraiser for the RAF Benevolent Fund, was delighted to meet up with ex-soldier Tony Byrne, 50, from Barnstaple, to accept his donation of a series of paintings of Hawk and Sea King Rescue aircraft.

  • Tim Artus – marathon man

    Tim Artus, an instructor at RAF Cranwell, set himself the goal of running the London Marathon with a 40lb backpack.

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