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  • New games area for RAF families opens at Lossiemouth

    A new state-of-the-art games area was launched at RAF Lossiemouth by one of its former Station Commanders, today.

  • Middlesex ATC present cheque to the RAF Benevolent Fund

    On Sunday 7 October 2012, cadets from Middlesex Wing ATC handed a cheque for £1,670 to the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund (RAFBF) at RAF Northolt.

  • Prime minister opens new play park for RAF children

    The Rt Hon David Cameron MP opened a new play park at RAF Brize Norton today, in Faulder Avenue, Carterton. Funded by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the play park has been built as a facility for the children of RAF families based at Brize Norton and will also be accessible to children living in the local area.

  • The RAF Family Heroes Award

    The RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity, and national charity 4Children have teamed up with Take a Break magazine to open nominations for the second annual RAF Family Hero Award.

  • RAF Display Team has a heart

    The RAF Hawk Display Team has unveiled its new paint design for the 2012 airshow season – featuring the Heart Roundel logo of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Prime Minister visits Carterton youth project

    David Cameron MP visited the Allandale Youth Centre in Carterton on 22 June. During his visit he met children and young people who are benefitting from new activities which are being provided at the centre.

  • World top ten for Team Spitfire

    Team Spitfire, a sailing team of serving and former RAF personnel, have taken ninth place in the J80 Class World Championships in Dartmouth – out of 78 teams.

  • James Hillier races for the RAF

    Superbiking star James Hillier wore a specially designed racing helmet during the Isle of Man TT event this year, as he powered to fifth place.

  • Carol Vorderman supports forces families with Jubilee aviation print

    Carol Vorderman showed her support for forces families this weekend when she was the first to buy a brand new aviation print.

  • Remembering the heroes of Bomber Command

    The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is proud to be working with the Bomber Command Association towards the unveiling of the Bomber Command Memorial on June 28 2012.

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