RAF Valley hit the road for charity

The team from the base did it in an amazing 22 hours 40 minutes finishing this morning raising money for Crime Beat North Wales and the RAF Benevolent Fund.

The task has been led by Sergeant ‘Shuie’ Thompson, a RAF Search and Rescue Instructor:  ‘Running this beautiful coastline has been a privilege and we are looking forward to being able to donate the funds raised to the two brilliant charities’.

 The Station Commander, Group Captain Adrian Hill, who kicked off and finished the event said: ‘My station is totally focussed on supporting our community.  Crimebeat North Wales is about helping youngsters and communities help themselves.  The RAF Benevolent Fund has always been there to support our people and our families’.  He added: ‘Just 2 weeks ago we signed the Armed Forces Community Covenant for Anglesey, which seeks to bring about more understanding, today is a step toward that as we are helped by many local people and businesses to succeed.  Together we are making the Covenant Count’.

 The RAF Teams were welcomed home by former High Sheriff Professor Robin Grove-White who said:  ‘My own walk around the Island for Crimebeat took over 13 days – that the RAF have managed it in less than 24 hours is quite spectacular!’     

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Craig Pattison

1pm - 5pm

Text 'VARIETY' to 82122

Craig Pattison

On TV: Merry Quiz-mas!

4pm - 6pm

Watch heart TV

  • Little Mix LITTLE ME

    Now

    iTunes

  • Little Mix HOW YA DOIN' FT. MISSY ELLIOT

    16:03

  • The Pogues, Kirsty Maccoll Fairytale Of New York

    16:00

    iTunes

  • Ellie Goulding Your Song

    15:57

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart North West.

Follow Heart on Twitter