Go bright for sight!

Following on from their successful colour run in July, Sight Concern Worcestershire again arranged a colour-run to raise the much-needed funds to support the excellent work that they do! Sight Concern is a team of outstanding volunteers that are committed to support blind and partially sighted people lead independent and fulfilling lives – and they’ve […]

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Large fire at bio-diesel firm prompts assistance from Doncaster RRT

At around 8.10am on Tuesday 18th August, a large, oily-black plume of smoke was seen arising from the Hexthorpe vicinity of Doncaster.  Further investigations from the RRT Team Leader revealed that a bio-diesel industrial unit had become engulfed in flames which had quickly spread to adjoining premises.  The severity of the incident was promptly escalated […]

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Marie Curie ‘Walk To Remember’ in Royal Sandringham

Sandringham, the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty, The Queen, has again this year hosted one of Marie Curie’s annual ‘Walk to Remember’ events.Over 260 sponsored participants walked 10km through the 24 hectares of stunning gardens, and onwards through the picturesque woodlands, nestled on Sandringham’s 8,000-hectare Estate. Marie Curie provide care and support for more […]

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RRT provide meal at the Sanctuary

  On Saturday 1st August 2015- 12 volunteers from the Rapid Relief Team (RRT) arrived at Sanctuary Supported Living in Banbury to provide some comfort and good food for the homeless and needy. Sanctuary Supported Living is a support group especially for young single homeless people aged 16-25. Priority is given to 16-18 year olds […]

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RRT Helps at Marie Curie Walk to Remember

On the 8th August 2015, 14 members of the Rapid Relief Team (RRT) assisted with the car park and route marshalling for the Marie Curie Walk to Remember – a 10km walk held in the grounds the Beaulieu National Motor Museum, New Forest, Hampshire to help raise funds for people with terminal illness. The role […]

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RRT support Macmillan at Mighty Hike Walk

On Saturday 1st August, 187 walkers joined the ‘Mighty Hike’, a challenging hiking marathon of 26 miles through the picturesque Surrey Hills.  The walk started at 8am near Guildford, with rest stops every 6 or 7 miles and hot food at the finish line. The final walkers arrived in Redhill Memorial Park at 9pm. Since […]

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Crewe RRT assists at Bosley Mill Fire & Explosion

At 9.12am emergency services received a call to alert them to a fire that had broken out at Wood Flour Mills in Bosley, near Macclesfield.  There were 2 loud explosions which shook nearby houses and are reported by locals to have sounded like loud thunder or an earthquake. The scene of devastation was quickly declared […]

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Jane Tomlinson Mini and Junior Fun Run Leeds

The Jane Tomlinson foundation is a fantastic charity that organises events across the country encouraging young people to participate in giving back to the community in which they live and helping raise money.  The event in Leeds on the 11th July 15 was no exception. In partnership with the Arena Group an exciting run was […]

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