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BeaverFit Boxes for BILOXI

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BeaverFit Boxes for BILOXI

Serving personnel deployed on Operation BILOXI have had their ability to keep fit significantly enhanced thanks to a generous grant from the RAF Central Fund enabling the purchase of two BeaverFit FOB lockers containing a ‘Gym in a Box’.

27th May 2022

Zero to Hero – Sophie’s Story

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Zero to Hero – Sophie’s Story

RAF Sport isn’t just for those already playing high-level sport. SAC Sophie Wodecki is a great example of this, having developed a love and natural talent for a sport that she had never played before, to winning multiple events.

26th May 2022

Opportunities and Determination – Saul’s Story

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Opportunities and Determination – Saul’s Story

Having been in the RAF for 36 years in a variety of different roles at various Stations, Warrant Officer Saul Vine’s career has been full of opportunities. Whether they’ve been offered or sought out, Saul has always been determined to succeed through doing his best and making a difference. Here Saul explains how taking up a new sport a bit later in life doesn’t mean you have to stay at grass roots level and how he found himself representing the RAF in his fifties.

20th April 2022

New bikes for new squadron club

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New bikes for new squadron club

The RAF’s 78 Squadron at Swanwick have recently formed their very own cycle club thanks to a grant from the RAF Central Fund to purchase ten new Carrera road bikes.

6th April 2022

Building community spirit at Boulmer with two new sports clubs

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Building community spirit at Boulmer with two new sports clubs

Two of our Central Fund team recently headed to RAF Boulmer for the official opening of not one but two new sports clubs, both of which were seed funded by our station level grants programme.

25th March 2022

International Women’s Day – Jennie’s Story

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International Women’s Day – Jennie’s Story

This International Women’s Day we are celebrating Chief Technician Jennie Anstey, who has been in the RAF for 20 years as an Avionics Technician.  Having served all over the world, including Afghanistan and Iraq, Jennie’s most recent deployment has been within the UK assisting with the vaccination effort. Jennie tells her story of organising ice hockey Learn to Play events to bring more people into her sport as well as being a proud team member of the only female military ice hockey team.

8th March 2022

Cosford 100 Challenge

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Mike’s Story

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Mike’s Story

Sergeant Nicholson is a keen sportsman and was awarded an Individual Sports Grant last year which has helped fund training and allowed him to compete in the Armed Forces Karting Championship with his Station team.

22nd February 2022

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