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Former GCHQ Director Sir Peter Marychurch KCMG

Sir Peter Marychurch KCMG

22 May 2017 Sir Peter Marychurch, Director GCHQ from 1983-1989, has died aged 89
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GCHQ supporting STEM at Edinburgh International Science Festival 2017

12 Apr 2017 We were delighted to once again take part in the Edinburgh International Science Festival.
The GCHQ Puzzle Book cover

GCHQ donates £240,000 to Heads Together from puzzle book sales

06 Apr 2017 Director sends the first royalty cheque from our best selling puzzle book to the Royal Foundation's Heads Together Mental Health Campaign
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Armed Forces Day 2017

23 Jun 2017
To mark Armed Forces Day we look back at one of the most decisive battles of WWII and the role that signals intelligence played in...
A view from the balcony looking down onto the Discover Zone at the Science Festival

GCHQ supports The Times Cheltenham Science Festival

21 Jun 2017
We were proud to take part in the Science Festival again this year.  
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Britain enters a new era of online opportunity with opening of the National Cyber Security Centre

14 Feb 2017
The NCSC is officially opened today by Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.