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RAF Brize Norton 'Bowled' Over by Trust Donation

Published: 24 Apr 2019

The RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) has granted £9,680 to RAF Brize Norton's Astra Bowl-the largest bowling alley in the RAF.

This latest grant is in addition to the Snack Bar improvement that the RAFCT supported-which contributes to the Astra Bowl funding itself.


The Astra Bowl is a very popular venue on Station, and due to regular use from service personnel, bowling competitions and children's parties, the bowling hood returns for each lane have become worn and will soon be unusable.


Trust Director Justine Morton said: "The Astra Bowl at RAF Brize Norton is an integral part of the Station community that we are more than happy to support.


"We hope to see the bowling alley retain its brilliant reputation for many years to come".

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