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1st Anniversary of the NCSC's new home

14 Feb 2018 One year ago today, Her Majesty the Queen officially opened Nova South, GCHQ's new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) building.
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Love in a pneumatic climate

14 Feb 2018 On Valentine's Day, our Historian Tony Comer shares a story about a technology of old that helped GCHQ communicate between offices and also spark some romance.
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Women in Science at GCHQ

09 Feb 2018 To mark International Women and Girls in Science Day on 11 February, forensic science graduate Amy talks about using her STEM background and skills at GCHQ.
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Community Day 2017

08 Dec 2017
GCHQ hosted local community leaders, head teachers, and charities to demonstrate the importance of our community relationships.
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When you go home ...

10 Nov 2017
The story behind the Kohima epitaph.
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Gloucestershire's Young Entrepreneurs impress GCHQ judges

18 Jul 2017
GFirst LEP has run its seventh inter-schools competition to find the county's most innovative young entrepreneur.
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The Hush WAACs - The secret ladies of St Omer

25 Sep 2017
The story of the women who worked as codebreakers with the British army in France during 1917 and 1918.
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Coding – The next generation

21 Sep 2017
Now the Summer holidays are over and schools are starting back up, Michael reflects on his work running a Code Club at a school last year.
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Introducing Alastair Denniston, our first head

21 Aug 2017
This is the first article in a series giving an overview of the life and work of Alastair Denniston. More articles will follow over the...