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  • Matt Neve Zoe and HRH Prince Harry
    Big Curry Lunch raises £2 million for service charities

    The annual Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch has now raised over £2M during its twelve-year history. The event, which is organised by ABF The Soldiers' Charity, supports members of Her Majesty's Armed Forces who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Sqn Ldr Graham Laurie
    Diana's final flight

    Longtime Royals pilot and retired Squadron Leader Graham Laurie recalls the fateful day, 20 years ago, when he was assigned to fly Princess Diana’s body back to London from Paris.

  • Jacqui Thompson
    "I felt like a little girl I was so excited"

    RAF Benevolent Fund ambassador Jacqui Thompson joined thousands of people at the Patron's Lunch on the Mall on Sunday to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday.

  • RAF Lossiemouth kids
    A shorter-than-expected Monarch, who was as exciting as Santa Claus!

    Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday this year will be all the more special for two youngsters living at RAF Lossiemouth – after they met Her Majesty during a visit to the RAF station in 2014.

  • Paul Hughesdon meets the Queen
    "Meeting Her Majesty was an enormous privilege"

    As the nation raises a glass in celebration of Her Majesty's birthday tomorrow, RAF Benevolent Fund Director of Welfare and Policy Paul Hughesdon looks back on the three occasions he met the Queen.

  • Her Majesty The Queen speaking to an RAF veteran
    Wishing Her Majesty a very happy birthday

    As the nation prepares to celebrate with Her Majesty The Queen on her 90th birthday, the RAF Benevolent Fund celebrates our very special royal patron.

  • Tim Bevan meets HRH the Queen
    Tim Bevan – By Royal Appointment!

    RAF Benevolent Fund Housing Executive Tim Bevan's meeting with HRH the Queen was broadcast worldwide – no pressure then!

  • The Duke of Kent with RAF Benevolent Fund Controller Chris Nickols and Princess Marina House General Manager Shirley Steeples
    Duke of Kent officially opens new seaside apartments

    The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund has officially opened the doors to two new seaside apartments, providing welfare breaks for the RAF, at its respite care home Princess Marina House on the South coast.

  • HRH Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, with OC RAF Coningsby Gp Capt Jez Attridge and Air Marshal Sir Ian MacFadyen
    29(R) Squadron mark centenary with a royal visit

    One of the world's oldest fighter squadrons, 29(R) Squadron at RAF Coningsby, will mark its centenary with a series of events this week.

  • The Queen meets children from Airplay at RAF Lossiemouth

    Last week Her Majesty The Queen visited RAF Lossiemouth. She was presented with flowers from eight-year-old Lennon Gallagher who attends our Airplay programme at the station.

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