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Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Guidance: Dartmoor firing times

Information on Dartmoor Training Area's firing times, available in 2 file formats so that it is accessible to everyone.

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Guidance: Scotland firing times

Guidance: Scotland firing times

Firing times for ranges in Scotland including Barry Buddon, Kirkcudbright, Garelochhead, Tain, Cape Wrath, Fort George, Binnhill, Blackdog, Castlelaw Ranges and Dreghorn.

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Guidance: Whittington ranges firing times

Guidance: Whittington ranges firing times

Warning notice of firing at Whittington ranges.

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Guidance: Kingsbury ranges firing times

Guidance: Kingsbury ranges firing times

Warning notice of firing at Kingsbury ranges.

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Guidance: Holcombe Moor firing times

Guidance: Holcombe Moor firing times

Dates and times when Holcombe Moor's training area is being used for live firing.

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Finishing touches put to £30 million project to prepare Portsmouth for second aircraft carrier

Finishing touches put to £30 million project to prepare Portsmouth for second aircraft carrier

The finishing touches are being put to Portsmouth’s Naval Base to prepare for the arrival of the HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.

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Upgrades to RAF Lossiemouth continue with runway resurfacing

Upgrades to RAF Lossiemouth continue with runway resurfacing

The signing of a new contract marks the start of improvements to RAF Lossiemouth’s runway and other airfield operating surfaces.

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DIO supports further renovation of RAF Lakenheath

DIO supports further renovation of RAF Lakenheath

Work is about to begin at RAF Lakenheath to renovate the United States Visiting Forces (USVF) security forces facilities as part of an ongoing programme of improvements to the base.

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RAF Lakenheath gets power to grow thanks to the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

RAF Lakenheath gets power to grow thanks to the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has worked with partners to boost the electrical supply at RAF Lakenheath 4 months ahead of schedule.

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Construction begins on F35 infrastructure at RAF Lakenheath

Construction begins on F35 infrastructure at RAF Lakenheath

Work has started on buildings that will be home to 2 US Air Force F35 squadrons at RAF Lakenheath.

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Construction begins on Royal Marines accommodation in Lympstone

Construction begins on Royal Marines accommodation in Lympstone

Construction has begun on new accommodation for personnel at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines (CTCRM) in Devon.

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RAF Northolt runway closes as planned for resurfacing

RAF Northolt runway closes as planned for resurfacing

RAF Northolt’s runway has closed for 6 months as planned so that resurfacing works can take place.

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Suppliers announced for housing and facilities management contract framework

Suppliers announced for housing and facilities management contract framework

DIO’s Future Defence Infrastructure Services (FDIS) programme has reached a milestone with the announcement that Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has appointed companies to new frameworks for new housing and facilities management (FM) contracts.

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Work starts on new £4 million kitchen and dining area to boost training facilities at Nesscliff

Work starts on new £4 million kitchen and dining area to boost training facilities at Nesscliff

A ground-breaking ceremony at Nesscliff Training Camp, near Shrewsbury in Shropshire, has marked the beginning of construction for new on-site, state-of-the-art, kitchen and dining facilities for military personnel undertaking pre-deployment training across the estate.

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Investment in Catterick training area creates challenging urban training environment

Investment in Catterick training area creates challenging urban training environment

More than £1.2m has been invested in new buildings at Catterick training area to recreate the cluttered and congested environment of a city.

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Demolition work begins at RAF Lakenheath

Demolition work begins at RAF Lakenheath

Demolition work has started at RAF Lakenheath as part of a Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) project to prepare the base for the arrival of 2 squadrons of US F-35s.

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Second phase of work to transform Worthy Down gathers pace

Second phase of work to transform Worthy Down gathers pace

Royal Navy, Army, and Royal Air Force personnel who live and learn at Worthy Down in Hampshire will soon have eight more new facilities to enjoy.

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Second phase of work to transform Worthy Down gathers pace

Second phase of work to transform Worthy Down gathers pace

Royal Navy, Army, and Royal Air Force personnel who live and learn at Worthy Down in Hampshire will soon have eight more new facilities to enjoy.

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First Homes Handed Over in Ludgershall

First Homes Handed Over in Ludgershall

The Army Basing Programme has reached an important milestone with the completion and handover of the first Service Family Accommodation (SFA) for families moving to Wiltshire in 2019.

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Contract awarded to resurface RAF Northolt runway

Contract awarded to resurface RAF Northolt runway

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded a contract to Lagan Aviation & Infrastructure to resurface the runway at RAF Northolt.

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Facilities management suppliers invited to bid for places on new framework

Facilities management suppliers invited to bid for places on new framework

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation is launching a search for suppliers to tender for £2.9 billion worth of new facilities management (FM) contracts.

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Refurbished homes for sailors at HMNB Clyde

Refurbished homes for sailors at HMNB Clyde

Her Majesty's Naval Base Clyde is a step closer to becoming the home of the entire UK Submarine Service with the refurbishment of 34 service family homes in Helensburgh.

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F 35 jets use new vertical landing pads at RAF Marham for the first time

F 35 jets use new vertical landing pads at RAF Marham for the first time

The UK’s new F-35 multi role combat jets have used their vertical landing capability to land on new Vertical Landing Pads (VLPs), at RAF Marham for the first time.

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Worthy Down camp takes shape as first phase of construction completes

Worthy Down camp takes shape as first phase of construction completes

Military personnel from the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and army enjoy brand new facilities at Worthy Down camp in Hampshire, thanks to the Defence Infrastructure Organisation and Skanska.

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Injured veterans and service personnel take part in excavation at Barrow Clump

Injured veterans and service personnel take part in excavation at Barrow Clump

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), part of the Ministry of Defence, plays a vital role in conserving and maintaining the Defence estate.

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New equipment helps crack down on illegal activity on Salisbury Plain

New equipment helps crack down on illegal activity on Salisbury Plain

Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) staff on Salisbury Plain have been issued with newly branded vehicles in a bid to crackdown on the number of illegal incursions taking place on the training area.

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Ministry of Defence awards celebrate commitment to the environment

Ministry of Defence awards celebrate commitment to the environment

MOD Sanctuary Awards recognise the commitment to sustainability from staff, volunteers, industry partners and contractors across the defence estate.

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Completion of Longbridge accommodation for Royal Centre for Defence Medicine staff

Completion of Longbridge accommodation for Royal Centre for Defence Medicine staff

The Commanding Officer of the RCDM has cut the ribbon to mark the completion of new accommodation for military medics working in Birmingham.

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New nurseries open for UK forces families in Cyprus

New nurseries open for UK forces families in Cyprus

The RAF Akrotiri early years learning facility was officially opened on October 17 by Commander British Forces Cyprus (BFC), Major General James Illingworth and director for the Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP), Mike Cooper.

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DIO awards contract for new jetty at HMNB Devonport Oil Fuel Depot

DIO awards contract for new jetty at HMNB Devonport Oil Fuel Depot

DIO awarded a contract worth approximately £43 million to VolkerStevin to construct a new jetty at Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot which provides fuelling facilities for the Royal Navy at Devonport Naval Base.

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F 35 Lightning fighter aircraft one step closer as RAF Marham runway intersection resurfacing completed

F 35 Lightning fighter aircraft one step closer as RAF Marham runway intersection resurfacing completed

Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has completed the resurfacing of the intersection of the 2 runways at RAF Marham as part of a larger programme of investment.

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DIO awards overseas consultancy framework contract

DIO awards overseas consultancy framework contract

Defence Infrastructure Organisation has selected 6 companies as suppliers for the principal support provider (PSP) framework.

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Gold award for DIO’s commitment to safety

Gold award for DIO’s commitment to safety

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation receives the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Achievement Award.

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Memorial wood takes shape at Ballykinler Training Centre

Memorial wood takes shape at Ballykinler Training Centre

One hundred years have passed since the outbreak of the First World War, and the DIO is working with the Woodland Trust to mark the anniversary.

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New Chief Executive starts at Defence Infrastructure Organisation

New Chief Executive starts at Defence Infrastructure Organisation

Dave Mitchard has today [5 May 2015] started his new role as Chief Executive of DIO.

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DIO provides energy efficiency for service homes and substantial savings for soldiers

DIO provides energy efficiency for service homes and substantial savings for soldiers

Soldiers and their families at 3 army bases are benefitting from sustainably warm homes and significantly lower bills, after the DIO completed significant improvement work over the last year.

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Graduates key to success of Beacon Barracks development

Graduates key to success of Beacon Barracks development

A team of graduates is helping to successfully deliver the £100 million redevelopment of Beacon Barracks in Stafford.

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DIO provides new accommodation at Europe’s biggest residential driving school

DIO provides new accommodation at Europe’s biggest residential driving school

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) will this month complete the last of 4 new accommodation blocks at the Defence School of Transport (DST) at Leconfield in east Yorkshire.

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Improvements to urban training on Salisbury Plain

Improvements to urban training on Salisbury Plain

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is investing more than £500,000 to improve facilities at Copehill Down’s Fighting in Built Areas (FIBUA) village on Salisbury Plain.

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David Mitchard announced as the new Chief Executive of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

David Mitchard announced as the new Chief Executive of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

DIO has announced the appointment of David Mitchard as its new Chief Executive under the Strategic Business Partner contract with Capita.

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New officers' rooms completed in £10 million project

New officers' rooms completed in £10 million project

The DIO has completed a £10million project to provide 2 new accommodation blocks for officers at Vimy Barracks in Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire.

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DIO provides army medics' new home

DIO provides army medics' new home

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has started work to make an Aldershot barracks ready to receive 3 army medical units.

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Plans for new army homes on display

Plans for new army homes on display

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation will display proposals for the development of more than 900 new army family homes in the Salisbury Plain area at a series of public exhibitions.

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Welsh Guards’ new Surrey base £20 million revamp

Welsh Guards’ new Surrey base £20 million revamp

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has completed the £20 million redevelopment of Elizabeth Barracks in Pirbright, Surrey, in preparation for the arrival of personnel from 1st Battalion the Welsh Guards.

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Crest Nicholson to be new partner for major new community in Cambridgeshire

Crest Nicholson to be new partner for major new community in Cambridgeshire

DIO selects Crest Nicholson as partner for major new community in Cambridgeshire.

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