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Bye bye RAF Lyneham

Postby Wedgy » Tue May 05, 2009 6:34 pm

... to close in 2012 :(
Just been on my local news. No article on-line yet.
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RAF Lyneham to close...

Postby Saracenman » Tue May 05, 2009 6:35 pm

apparently, all Hercs are to be moved to Brize by 2012 with no immediate proposal for alternative defence usage of Lyneham :(

BBC news topic here

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Re: RAF Lyneham to close...

Postby Wedgy » Tue May 05, 2009 6:50 pm

Saracenman wrote:BBC news topic here

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Dude, that news item is from 2005 ;) :))
It was formally announced today :(
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Re: Bye bye RAF Lyneham

Postby Mackrick » Tue May 05, 2009 6:50 pm

This was announced in 2003 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wiltshire/3045102.stm.
In 2002 they were also talking about it http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/1767860.stm.
Don't remember when it was first tabled in Parliament though.
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Re: Bye bye RAF Lyneham

Postby Tom.com » Wed May 06, 2009 8:04 pm

I'm going there for annual camp in July, better make the most of it
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Re: Bye bye RAF Lyneham

Postby Saracenman » Wed May 06, 2009 8:06 pm

aha - now we know why it's closing! =))
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Re: Bye bye RAF Lyneham

Postby Jigsaw » Thu May 07, 2009 8:06 pm

Saracenman wrote:aha - now we know why it's closing! =))


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