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Children in Need: Fun Run

On a cold, wet, foggy November morning the last thing people feel like doing is running five kilometres, let alone paying for the privilege (or torture).  Pudsey Bear, accompanied by some mad personnel, pirates, Mr Blobby and a gladiator from […]

BIG BREW

On Thursday 6 October 2011, the RAF High Wycombe SSAFA In-Service Committee held a ‘Big Brew Up’ Coffee Morning to raise money for SSAFA –  the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association. The main event was held in the Oakshott […]

High Wycombe Remembers

This year saw a busy Remembrance period, which included a ceremony in Cowleaze Woods to remember a Halifax crew who gave their lives whilst returning from the Nuremburg raids. A short service outside Spitfire block, and amongst other commitments, a […]

Naphill Village Hall Christmas Tree Lights

The Naphill Village Hall Christmas tree is special. It is an Atlantic Cedar and was donated in 1936 by Dilly Knox, who was a true war hero, being one of the now-famous Bletchley Park codebreakers.  He lived at Cournswood House […]

Season’s Greetings

As we approach the end of 2011 I look back on an eventful year and the 9 months that I have been Station Commander. We have had an extremely busy time that has tested our capabilities to the fullest extent. […]

Local TV Personality Opens Oakeshott Centre

TV star Sir David Jason visited RAF High Wycombe on Friday 24th June to formally open the Station’s new Welfare Facility. The ‘Only Fools and Horses’ star spent the morning looking at the Welfare facilities the Station has to offer […]

Screwball Charity Banger Rally

On just another day working in the COMMCEN at Al Udeid whilst being Out Of Area in November 2010, Cpl Jim Collins and SAC Tristan Smith decided to do some research into Banger Rallies for the New Year. Unfortunate circumstances […]

The Command Performers flying the RAF flag in Guernsey

The Command Performers, RAF High Wycombe’s Drama Club, has had an exciting few months. We performed some one- act plays at High Wycombe and then took 2 of them to the RAF Theatrical Association’s One-Act Festival at Cranwell in May. We swept […]

Station Commander Officially Opens Fully Refurbished Squash Courts

Are you looking for a new sport to indulge in now the summer is behind us? Way back on the 31st May 2011, the Station Commander, Group Captain Heffron, cut a ribbon to open a state-of-the-art squash facility at 2 […]

AN ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT AT RAF HIGH WYCOMBE?

The Arts and Crafts style was initially developed in the 1850s by the English artist, textile designer, printer, typographer, bookbinder, craftsman, poet, writer and champion of socialist ideals, William Morris (1834–1896), who was influenced by the writings of John Ruskin […]

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