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  Uxbridge, London - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There were negotiations between Charles I and the Parliamentary side in Uxbridge, January 30 to February 22 1645, commemorated in the name of a local pub and restaurant, the Treaty House.
Adjoining the town is RAF Uxbridge, where many Royal Air Force personnel are based.
Uxbridge is not mentioned in the Domesday Book of the 11th century, but a hundred years later the existing church, St Margaret's, was built.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /uxbridge,_london.htm   (797 words)

 RAF Uxbridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RAF Uxbridge is a Royal Air Force station in Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon.
RAF Uxbridge is best known as the headquarters of No.
Today RAF Uxbridge is part of RAF Personnel and Training Command.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RAF_Uxbridge   (243 words)

 Uxbridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uxbridge is a place in the London Borough of Hillingdon in west London.
Located in Uxbridge are the european headquarters of Xerox, Herbalife Europe Ltd and the Anadarko Algeria Oil Company.
Further upsteam is Uxbridge Lock, and nearby is a flour mill belonging to Allied Mills.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uxbridge   (753 words)

 RAF Regt
The Squadron is unique within the RAF Regiment as it has two roles: That of a regular RAF Regiment Field Squadron and also as the Royal Air Force drill and ceremonial Squadron.
The RAF has had a ceremonial drill unit based at RAF Uxbridge in Middlesex, since the early 1920's and as custodian of the Queen's Colour for the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom, the Squadron has the honour of providing Escort Squadron wherever the Colour is paraded.
The displays are a series of precision drill movements executed without a single word of command and require the gunners to memorise upwards of 350 separate movements, all of which are taken directly from the RAF drill manual, and are not made up merely to enhance a performance.
www.rafregt.com /qcs.htm   (298 words)

 Property for sale & rent - Uxbridge properties
Uxbridge is certainly having a huge amount of investment in it (for example the Chimes shopping centre or the multitude of large offices that are being built around the town centre)...
They try and keep the town centre clean but the Uxbridge youth don't appear to be known for their intellect or ability to use bins so expect to see rubbish on the streets.
Expect to see a lot of very loud and drunk people, and if you're a single woman expect to be hassled by one of the many groups of blokes who seem to hunt in packs.
www.findaproperty.com /area.aspx?areaid=0520&opt=story&storyid=1991   (550 words)

 TheFA.com - RAF coaching boost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Young, aspiring football players from Featherstone School in Southall and Queens School in Bushy were given the opportunity to hone their sporting skills at RAF Uxbridge on Saturday 19 February 2005 at the first ever Royal Air Force Careers/Royal Air Force Football Association (RAFFA) and English Schools Football Association (ESFA) Football and Development Camp.
The RAF is dedicated to developing good sports people from a young age and provides grassroots funding as part of that commitment.
This is the first time RAF Uxbridge has run a football camp, giving young players an insight into life in the RAF.
www.thefa.com /Grassroots/Postings/2005/02/RAF_Featherstone_Bushy.htm   (362 words)

 RAF Inter- Command 10 Nov 04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
RAF football officials are currently in talks to provide an alternative.
It was to PTC's credit that it managed to remain on level terms for the bulk of a 52-minute first half at Uxbridge, and again for two minutes of the second half after equalising Strike's opener just before the break.
Gaze was taken by ambulance to hospital in Hillingdon under RAF Police escort for treatment on a broken leg.
www.raffa.demon.co.uk /teams/rep_Inter_Command_05.htm   (570 words)

 RAF V GB Students 99
The solitary response from the RAF was a penalty kick from Sgt Damien Clayton.
The RAF unable to match the intensity of play produced by the Students must now re-group for the next game against the British Police, on the 26 Aug 99 at RAF Uxbridge.
Coach Dave Busfield realises he requires a greater depth to RAF Squad the introduction of the newly formed RAF "A" team should provide the new talent for the future and in his opinion be the making of Rugby League Football in the RAF.
www.bmw.ukf.net /csrl/raf_v_gb_students.htm   (323 words)

 Uxbridge, London - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There were negotiations between Charles I and the Parliamentary side in Uxbridge, 30 January-22 February 1645, commemorated in the name of a local building, the Treaty House.
There were two rail stations - Uxbridge Vine Street (originally just Uxbridge Station), and Uxbridge High Street.
Uxbridge is not mentioned in the Domesday book in the 11th century, but 100 later the existing church, St Margaret's was built.
www.free-definition.com /Uxbridge%2C-London.html   (614 words)

 The Battle of Britain - Home Page
Also within the physical area of 11 Group and close to Uxbridge is RAF Bentley Priory, the Headquarters of Fighter Command during the Battle.
Detling was one of the 11 Group satellite airfields used by units on a day-to-day basis as required, often flights or squadrons would detach to such an airfield in the morning and return to their main operating and maintenance base in the evening.
Lympne was one of the 11 Group satellite airfields used by units on a day-to-day basis as required, often flights or squadrons would detach to such an airfield in the morning and return to their main operating and maintenance base in the evening.
www.raf.mod.uk /bob1940/11group.html   (912 words)

 Womens V Denham 11 Nov 03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The RAF Women’s Representative Team hosted Denham United Ladies at RAF Uxbridge on what was a foggy, somber November 11th evening for a game of football.
The RAF took the lead after 20 mins when Helen Membry won the ball in the middle and ran at the defence releasing No 9 SAC Liz Cabble with a perfectly weighted pass.
The RAF, buoyed by their goal, kept the pressure on Denham and came close to doubling their lead several times, with the best chances coming from some good interchange of play between the midfield releasing both wingers to use their pace to get several threatening crosses into the boss.
www.raffa.demon.co.uk /teams/rep_Ladies_Denham.htm   (634 words)

The National Ground Training Competition is an annual event which is open to RAF sections all over the country.
Teams are entered into regional heats before the best progress to the final which is held at RAF Uxbridge near London.
If teams are successful here, they will win a place at RAF Uxbridge.
www.nireland.com /rbairaf/ngtc.htm   (449 words)

When stationed at RAF Cranwell, he arranged for two shillings out of his daily three shillings to be paid to a Miss Ruby Bryant, of 31 Portland Street in Newark upon Trent - a woman not mentioned in any Lawrence biography.
In later filed correspondence, some of his RAF comrades recalled Lawrence, or Ross as they knew him, as "a very quiet sort, who did not smile, drink, swear or express an opinion".
A.G.Turner recalled Lawrence on the parade ground at RAF Uxbridge: "Being very thin, he did not seem to have much strength, and used to fumble with his rifle.
www.theage.com.au /cgi-bin/common/printArticle.pl?path=/articles/2002/05/29/1022569791805.html   (620 words)

 News Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An 18-year-old Afghan refugee at the Uxbridge College Academy, the second asylum seeker from Afghanistan to be offered a place at Cambridge University in successive years, won a special award from a trust set up to reward young asylum seekers making outstanding progress in Hillingdon.
The fourth Uxbridge College student, Herish Kareem (18), a Kurdish asylum seeker from Iraq who is taking a course in motor vehicle maintenance at the college, also received an award.
A 43-year-old mother who is known to her friends as Super Sally has been named the Hero of Hillingdon in an annual bid, sponsored by Uxbridge College and run in conjunction with the Uxbridge Gazette, to highlight community work of individuals and organisations in the borough.
www.uxbridgecollege.ac.uk /news_archive.php?uid=30&page=5   (1600 words)

 RSG: Sites: RAF Uxbridge - Battle of Britain Ops. Room
Room at RAF Uxbridge has now been fully restored as a private museum.
The latter allocated 'threats' to the various groups for defensive measures to be taken and to maintain a complete oversight of the battle.
Among many other things, RAF Uxbridge was to house the site of a Royal Artillery Anti-Aircraft Operations Room (AAOR), built in the early 1950s, which covered the London West anti-aircraft zone.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/sites/u/uxbridge   (1060 words)

 Printer Friendly Format - This Is Local London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Five people were arrested and two taken to hospital after a fight broke out between personnel from RAF Uxbridge and members of the public last week.
One RAF man sustained facial injuries and was taken to Hillingdon Hospital.
He was later discharged, although another RAF man received a serious eye injury and needed specialist treatment at the Western Eye Hospital in central London.
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk /misc/print.php?artid=93653   (126 words)

 RAFMS Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Over a period of time the numbers attending meant that it outgrew the venue and it was decided to hold an annual event at HQMS, RAF Uxbridge.
Annual reunions are held at Royal Air Force Uxbridge, Middlesex; the home of RAF Music, although there have been three occasions when it has been held at other venues through out the Country.
RAF Uxbridge is the most popular venue as it contains a vast amount of archive material such as photographs, going back to the 1920s and many items of memorabilia, from the early days right up to the Gulf War in 1991 in which most members of the RAF Music Services served.
www.rafmusic.co.uk /rafmsa.htm   (526 words)

 WAAFA - Air Commodore Cynthia Fowler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The first was to be Station Commander at RAF Uxbridge from December 1991 to January 1994.
RAF Uxbridge, as one of the original RAF Stations, had a fine history.
T E Lawrence had joined the RAF at this Station in the 1920s under the pseudonym of Aircraftsman Ross.
www.waafassociation.org.uk /fowler.htm   (628 words)

 Update on newsitem: RAF Uxbridge and Bentley Priory
RAF Uxbridge and Bentley priory are to CLOSE within a 5 year timescale.
All functions are to be transferred to RAF Northolt.
To me RAF Uxbridge is proof of that time, may the memory stand forever.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/news/kryo_talkback/1037207252,58643,.shtml   (216 words)

 Hillingdon Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
STAFF at RAF Uxbridge got on their bikes all in aid of a good cause, and raised more than £2,000.
Members of the personnel management squadron at RAF Uxbridge took part in a sponsored cyclethon for good causes at the base last month.
A spokesman for RAF Uxbridge said: "After cycling through the night the staff reached their target in a 17 hrs 13 mins and 16 seconds, and everyone was extremely pleased with their efforts."
www.hillingdontimes.co.uk /display.var.552851.0.0.php   (133 words)

 RAF_v_Army 2000
The RAF conceded a penalty for being too vocal and from the following set of six a huge bomb was ushered into touch by the RAF.
The RAF's last attack of the half was snuffed out by the impressive Green who bundled his man into touch.
A break for the RAF came when Green, a constant thorn in the RAF's side was despatched to the bin for informing the Ref of his point of view.
www.bmw.ukf.net /csrl/rafvarmy_2000.htm   (786 words)

 RAFFA Women V HMP Service - 11 Jan 05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The RAF Ladies Football team hosted Her Majesty’s Prison Ladies Football team at RAF Uxbridge on 11 Jan 05.
The game got off to a good start for the RAF and a good break in the opening minute by Green resulted in a fine shot having to be saved at full stretch by the Prison Service keeper.
Towards the end of the first half the RAF team started to apply more pressure and more shots on goal followed but the team were unable to break the deadlock.
www.raffa.demon.co.uk /teams/rep_HMP%20Service_women_05.htm   (288 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The RAF was formed on 1 April 1918, by combining the Royal Flying Corps and the RN Air Service.
In 1919, the RAF Police School was set up at Halton with Charles Guy and William Kerby as two of the first instructors.
RAF establishment is planned to drop from 89,000 to 75,000 in 2 yrs.
mysite.mweb.co.za /residents/unipeed/history.htm   (9358 words)

 RAF Regt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The RAF Regiment has six Field Squadrons, these are responsible for the defence of RAF installations from attack by enemy ground forces.
The Squadron is unique within the RAF Regiment as it is also the Royal Air Force drill and ceremonial Squadron.
The NBC Regiment at RAF Honington comprises of approximately 25% RAF Regiment personnel.
www.rafregt.com /overview.htm   (218 words)

 Guardian Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
RAF Uxbridge played host to aspiring footballers at the weekend.
The one-day football camp, organised by RAF Careers, included expert tuition from a top RAF football coach, who shared tips and knowledge with around 40 budding football players aged between 11 and 16.
Other school teams competing in the Cup will also have the chance to attend a camp, when a programme of further dates and venues is announced for the remainder of the 2005 season.
www.wansteadandwoodfordguardian.co.uk /misc/print.php?artid=573400   (167 words)

 RAF Apprentices and Boy Entrants On The WWW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I left the RAF in 1980 to go to college to study theology and become a vicar.
In 1986 I entered the RAF again as a chaplain, where I still am.
I was in Entry 304 and served at RAF Uxbridge, Muharraq, and at RAF(HQ)LDMS in the MOD (London) until I left in 1970.
www.appbe.com /appemc1/RAF_Halton/304AdminApps   (259 words)

 library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Complete years and singles copies of issues for years 1977 onwards are for sale from the Uxbridge Library, together with many earlier years bound and unbound annual volumes and many single issues.
The Uxbridge Library holds many surplus railway, canal, aircraft and shipping books, bound magazines including ROs and RCTS out of print publications, which are offered for sale on Library nights, via branch exhibition stands and by post or e-mail enquiry.
The library is on the opposite side of the road to the RAF base about 200 meters after the main entrance to the base.
www.rcts.org.uk /library.htm   (653 words)

 RBAI CCF RAF - Photos page 1
The team in front of the Spitfire gate guard at RAF Uxbridge, London.
AEF in the Bulldog at RAF Woodvale near Southport, Formby.
The group during a weekend at the RAF Adventure Centre, Brecon.
www.nireland.com /rbairaf/photos.htm   (113 words)

 Squadronaires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
These bands would be posted to various RAF stations where they would be expected to carry out normal station duties during the day and entertain with concerts and dances in the evening, thus playing a vital part in maintaining morale during wartime.
During the ’60s and ’70s dance bands continued to flourish within the RAF Music Services, but it was not until 1985 that a plan was put forward to form a new ‘big band’ using the title The Royal Air Force Squadronaires.
Several of them were present at the official launch of the new band at Headquarters Music Services, RAF Uxbridge on the 8th January 1987, with ‘Sgt’ Jimmy Miller conducting the band’s theme tune “There’s Something in the Air”.
www.rafmusic.co.uk /squadronaires.htm   (1020 words)

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