College of West Anglia Isle students get up close with Lancaster Bomber

13:00 06 June 2014

Staff and students from the College of West Anglia’s uniformed services department pose under the wings of Just Jane, a war-time Lancaster bomber.

Staff and students from the College of West Anglia’s uniformed services department pose under the wings of Just Jane, a war-time Lancaster bomber.

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Uniformed services students from the Isle campus of the College of West Anglia got up close with an original Lancaster bomber.

Lee Mallott, front left, uniformed services programme manager, presents the cheque to the regional director of the RAF Benevolent Fund, Paul Hewson.Lee Mallott, front left, uniformed services programme manager, presents the cheque to the regional director of the RAF Benevolent Fund, Paul Hewson.

During their visit to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre in East Kirkby, students and staff also presented a cheque for £1320.30 to Paul Hewson, who is the regional director for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

The money was raised through a number of events, including a swimming, cycling and running event at Wisbech, which took them to the equivalent of going to Paris.

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