Biggin Hill

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6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

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Video: Spitfire in flight as Biggin Hill veterans reunite 72 years on

News Shopper: Alan Marsh from Kent Council, Elbert Bennett (98), Iris Shepherd and historian Robin Brooks

4:29pm Wednesday 19th September 2012

SEVENTY-TWO years after the skies above Biggin Hill were filled with dog fighting planes, veterans enjoyed a much more peaceful day at the country’s most famous fighter station.

Spitfires return to their 'spiritual home'

News Shopper: Flight Lieutenant Rodney Scrase DFC and Squadron Leader Nigel Rose

11:13am Saturday 16th June 2012

A SPITFIRE heritage hangar has been launched at its "spiritual home" in Biggin Hill.

Have your say on Biggin Hill heritage centre

News Shopper: Dennis Barkway wants to hear your views

12:28pm Saturday 28th April 2012

THE public are invited to have their say on plans for a heritage centre at Biggin Hill.

Biggin Hill Spitfire hangar set to open next month

News Shopper: The Spirit of Kent regularly flies at events in Kent

1:20pm Saturday 14th April 2012

A HERITAGE hangar which will see Spitfires return to Biggin Hill is to be officially launched next month.

Spitfires return to Biggin Hill in heritage hangar

News Shopper: Peter Monk has brought Spitfires back to Biggin Hill

8:08am Tuesday 3rd April 2012

SPITFIRES are the pride of Bromley once again thanks to one man’s efforts to keep Biggin Hill on the vintage aviation map.

Biggin Hill Heritage Centre plans set for take off

News Shopper: Biggin Hill Heritage Centre plans set for take off

3:24pm Monday 30th January 2012

Biggin Hill was the launch pad for driving back Germany in the Battle of Britain. DAVID MILLS hears about the proposals for a long overdue heritage centre.

Farmer mows 20ft sign in field to remember The Few

News Shopper: Farmer creates 20ft sign in field to remember The Few

10:28am Tuesday 4th October 2011

A PATRIOT has come up with a novel way of making sure we don't forget those who sacrificed their lives in the Battle of Britain.

Biggin Hill Family Open Day remembers Battle of Britain

News Shopper: Aaron Monk, 8 and Alex Monk,12

10:19am Monday 12th September 2011

BIGGIN Hill remembered the key role it played in the Battle of Britain at the weekend.

The day which marked a key turning point in the Battle of Britain

News Shopper: Biggin on the Bump by Bob Ogley

2:43pm Sunday 4th September 2011

Thousands died during the Battle of Britain with Biggin Hill fighters in the firing line. DAVID MILLS looks back at how Spitfires and saucepans shot down the Luftwaffe.

The day Biggin Hill was totally flattened

News Shopper: The hangar at Biggin Hill was destroyed under the orders of Group Captain Dick Grice in a bid to stop the Luftwaffe's raids on the airfield (Picture courtesy of Bob Ogley's Biggin on the Bump)

9:39am Thursday 25th August 2011

Even while Biggin Hill buried its dead, the Luftwaffe kept dropping bombs. DAVID MILLS reports on how the commander hit the self-destruct button.

The day the Luftwaffe bombed Biggin Hill killing 39

News Shopper: Sky of terror: The Luftwaffe on its way to attack Biggin Hill

7:20am Thursday 18th August 2011

As part of a News Shopper series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back at one of its darkest days.

Did part-timers really shoot down German bomber in Battle of Britain?

News Shopper: Did part-timers really shoot down German bomber in Battle of Britain?

4:16pm Thursday 11th August 2011

As part of a series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS finds out whether civilians were responsible for the shooting down of a German plane at Leaves Green.

Biggin Hill at war: How a motley crew became a band of men

News Shopper: The men of the Home Guard, who according to wartime propaganda, brought down the Dornier bomber at Leaves Green

7:20am Wednesday 3rd August 2011

As part of a series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back to the beginning of the Battle of Britain.

How Biggin Hill helped evacuate Dunkirk

News Shopper: A Spitfire Mark II having its machine guns test fired in the summer of 1940. The first Spitfires arrived at Biggin Hill on May 10, 1939.

7:00am Wednesday 27th July 2011

As part of a News Shopper series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back to the declaration of war in 1939.

'Peace for our time': Biggin Hill gets ready for war

News Shopper: News of the World billboard: War declared (Pictures taken from Bob Ogley’s Biggin On The Bump)

7:30am Wednesday 20th July 2011

As part of a News Shopper series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back at the build up to the Second World War.

'Hello Parliament': Biggin Hill between the wars

News Shopper: Empire Day, Biggin Hill 1934 – aerobatics display by 32 and 23 Squadrons (Pictures taken from ‘Biggin on the Bump’ by Bob Ogley)

8:00am Wednesday 13th July 2011

As part of a News Shopper series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back at the period between the wars.

How Biggin Hill got pilots talking

News Shopper: Officers of The Royal Flying Corps who developed wireless communication (Picture from Biggin on the Bump by Bob Ogley)

7:30am Thursday 7th July 2011

As part of a series charting the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back at the birth of one of Britain’s most important fighter stations.






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