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RAF Brize Norton spends £1.6m on cutting aircraft noise Thirty three Hercules have been based at Brize Norton since July 2011. More than £1.6m has been spent on reducing noise levels at RAF Brize Norton, the RAF has said. Base commander Steve
Hercules noise compaints up at RAF Brize Norton The RAF's entire Hercules fleet was relocated to Oxfordshire The number of public complaints about RAF Brize Norton has increased 40-fold since the entire Hercules fleet moved to the Oxfordshire base.
One-legged boy cheered on relay run 23 May 2012 Last updated at 08:38 ET Thousands of people in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, have cheered on a 16-year-old boy with one leg who hopes to compete in the Paralympics. Ben Fox, a wheelchair basketball
Bikers in final Ride of Respect through Wootton Bassett Bikers make third and final Ride of Respect through Wootton Bassett About 4,000 motorcyclists have driven through Royal Wootton Bassett in thanks to the town for supporting the families of
Residents of Wootton Bassett paid tribute to fallen troops Princess Anne will visit the Wiltshire town to bestow the tribute. The Queen said it would be "an enduring symbol of the nation's admiration and gratitude." Due to its proximity to RAF
Story continues below From the end of this month it will no longer have to bear this sorrowful duty. The closure of nearby RAF Lyneham means repatriated soldiers will be flown into RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, and the hearses will take a
Your war games are ruining our beauty sleep Last updated at 10:16 PM on 6th August 2011 An uprising by the Chipping Norton Set' has led to a row with the RAF over vital training exercises for crews preparing for missions to Afghanistan.
Andrew Robathan defends 'dignified' repatriation route Wootton Bassett is being renamed Royal Wootton Bassett in recognition of its efforts to honour the dead Defence Minister Andrew Robathan has said the new route for repatriating forces personnel
RAF Lyneham and the people of Wiltshire say goodbye to the Hercules 1 July 2011 Last updated at 15:40 ET A fleet of Hercules aircraft, nicknamed Fat Alberts, have left RAF Lyneham for the last time. Lyneham has been the home of the Hercules for 45
Former RAF serviceman Thomas Warren, 27, received a 12-month prison sentence suspended for two years after admitting conspiracy to evade duty on cigarettes smuggled on flights from Afghanistan between December 2008 and May 2009. The corporal,