In July 2020 the Ministry of Defence started consultation viz the possible expansion of flying operations for the Watchkeeper Tactical Unmanned Air System to include Keevil Airfield: Keevil TDA – Engagement Letter – Parish Council. The full proposal can be viewed on the Civil Aviation Authority website here. Testing was due to begin in September, however, the … Continue reading Delay to TDA proposal for Keevil Airfield…
Welcome to BUZZ Roundup edition 53 - keeping you in touch with village matters during extraordinary times.
31 October 2018: Notification of Airfield exercise using blank ammunition During the next major exercise on Keevil Airfield, residents may hear gunfire emanating from the vicinity of the airfield. This is a blank firing element of the exercise and vital to its success. The schedule is for the activity to take place during the nights … Continue reading November Airfield exercise will fire blanks
What a huge privilege it was to be on our beloved airfield getting up close and personal wth the incredible A400M Atlas and her crew. A shame the other aircraft were called on duty, but that's service life for you, and we were very grateful to all the team for staying with us till absolutely … Continue reading Visiting Atlas a hit with the locals!
Welcome back to the BUZZ Roundup – a quick update of anything that’s changed on our village website recently and a reminder of events coming up soon. Village Hall With the brand new floor all finished the village hall is bursting with activity, with pilates, yoga and zumba gold all running classes, and many village groups … Continue reading KEEVIL BUZZ ROUNDUP
Message from Paul Lenaerts 9th August 2017 "You may remember that we have had a number of meetings with the MoD etc about clearing the vegetation covering the ditch which takes the overflow from the pond to the culvert under the airfield and thereby to a tributary of Semington Brook. The danger is that if … Continue reading Martins Road Pond clearance