Forces Radio BFBS

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We're the radio service for the UK's Armed Forces, providing entertainment and information at home and on the frontline.
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505 episodes · since Sep, 2011
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Dec. 1, 2017 · transcript
Tickets for the 2018 spectacular are now on sale.BFBS Scotland's Mark McKenzie spoke to Brigadier David Allfrey shortly before the ticket office opened this morning.Over 100,000 tickets are expected to be snapped up in the first day alone."The Sky’s The Limit" for the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo when “Scotland’s “Year of Young People” and The Royal Air Force 100 will provide the inspiration.Tickets are available from the Tattoo’s official website at or +44 [0] 131 225 1188
Dec. 1, 2017
Tommy Davidson, the Secretary of The Ancre Somme Association Scotland joined Mark McKenzie on BFBS Scotland Breakfast with more information on how they will be spreading the poppy in 2018Read more about the Ribbon of poppies here:
Nov. 10, 2017
Award winning military comedy Damn The Torpedoes is back for a third run.
Oct. 10, 2017
The newly formed Bedale & RAF Leeming branch of the RAF Association is looking for new members.The RAF Association offers friendship, help and support to the ‘RAF family’. This includes current and former serving RAF personnel, their spouses, widows, widowers and other dependants. From something as simple as a visit to chat, to financial support in a time of need, the Association is there to help. The majority of this support is delivered by local Branch members, on a voluntary basis.By becoming a member you can enjoy getting together with like-minded people and take part in a range of social events, from raising funds in support of the annual Wings Week Appeal to helping a veteran in his or her garden.Branch Chairman, Wing Commander Chris Thorpe, said: “I’d urge anyone who is serving or who has served in the RAF, or indeed anyone who is interested in supporting the Association, to come along to one of our meetings to see what we’re all about. It’s free to visit us and we’re always keen to meet new people.”There are many former RAF personnel and their families living in this part of North Yorkshire. This new branch, which includes many serving personnel, offers the opportunity for current and former RAF members to work together for the benefit of others.
Sept. 19, 2017
A new play capturing the real life experiences of five Normandy veterans is coming to North Yorkshire.Chris Kaye finds out more from Fred Greenhow.
Sept. 4, 2017
Stress management is being taught to service personnel to help boost their mental resilience.Bomb disposal charity, the Felix Fund, has been working with units across the country to deliver mindfulness courses.Archie Humphries is from Richmond devised the programme. He's been telling Chris Kaye how these exercises can help you cope with high pressure situations.#relax #MentalHealth #chill #BFBS #stress #advice #radio #Army #RAF #Navy #welfare #conflict #war
Sept. 4, 2017
The 10th annual Paras 10 endurance race has taken place in Catterick Garrison.The event raises money for the charity - Support Our Paras.A team from Gurkha Company at the Infantry Training Centre completed the course and the commander of C Wing has been telling Chris Kaye about their objectives of the 10 miler.#BFBS #Gurkha #Catterick #Army #Yorkshire #Paras #running #tabbing
Sept. 4, 2017
Reaction to the Paras 10 endurance race in Catterick Garrison.
Sept. 1, 2017
LCpl Ross Titcombe & LCpl James Irving are in the middle of a world record attempt.The duo are aiming to scale the three peaks in the fastest time possible and raise money for a good cause at the same time.Chris Kaye has been getting a progress report from Anthony Rolland who is part of their support team.
Aug. 31, 2017
2 Signal Regiment have taken to the sloping cobbles of Micklegate for the annual soap box race in York.They went head to head against scores of hand built go karts including a chariot, a coffin and a replica Noddy car.Vehicle mechanic , Craftsman Naill Coyne, was in the driving seat for the Army.But admitted to Chris Kaye the team didn't have much construction time.IMAGE: Crown copyright (C)(L-R) Capt Jamie Brooks OC, Cfn Niall Coyne, Cfn Ryan Lazenby & Sgt Matt Halliwell
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