Homeless Shoebox Appeal for the Southwest

The Torbay RRT was asked if they would help the Torquay Chamber of Commerce who were running the Homeless Shoebox appeal for the South West of the UK. The Chamber of Commerce had nominated 2 drop off points in Torquay but had no means of collecting the boxes, and delivering them to the homeless. RRT […]

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RRT support NIFRS at Waste Recycling Plant Blaze.

On the 11th of November 2015, a small fire broke out in a premises owned by a waste recycling company.  The fire quickly grew in size and within a couple of hours the fire had engulfed a whole barn that contained over 5000 tons of waste materials.  Hundreds of fire fighters and specialist equipment arrived […]

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RRT Feeds Borough Council for Live Exercise Training

Bournemouth Borough Council has to exercise and train for Survivor Rest Centre facilities on a regular basis to fulfil the UK Civil Contingencies Act 2004 as a key agency requirement, ‘to plan, train, exercise, review and prepare for consequences of major emergencies and their impact on their communities’. This provision should be made by Local […]

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RRT Supports Stonepillow on World Homeless Day

Saturday 10th October 2015, and the front lawn of Chichester Cathedral was strewn with cardboard.  But this was no mistake, no mishap.  It was the 3rd annual Big SleepOut event for Chichester based homeless charity, Stonepillow. Participants constructed cardboard shelters throughout the day and then slept in them overnight, to raise funds for the all-important […]

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Chesterfield RRT Support 24 Hour Sofa Surf

RRT Serve Over 200 Hot Meals to Homeless and Vulnerable, Supporters and Community Volunteers at Queens Park Chesterfield The World Homeless Day in Chesterfield on Thursday 8th October was a truly amazing 24-hour event with communities coming together from all over Derbyshire to support the homeless and vulnerable! On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th October […]

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RRT Supports Causeway Coast Marathon

The Causeway Coast Marathon is an annual event, which takes place along the scenic North Coast of Ireland. This marathon is renowned for being one of the most scenic marathons in the world. The purpose of the event is to provide support for many charities including Chest, Heart and Stroke. The RRT Team based in […]

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Ipswich Hospital Charity Bike Ride, Suffolk

The Ipswich Hospital Charity is an excellent charity supporting the Ipswich Hospital to provide the highest quality care.  The charity provide those ‘extras’ – some small, some large – above and beyond the scope of the NHS budget, that really make a difference. On 26-28th June this year, the charity organised a bike ride to […]

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Memory Walk Raises £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society recently held a ‘Memory Walk’ at Portsmouth to help fund their work to fight against dementia. Currently more than a tenth of deaths in England and Wales are caused by the symptoms of dementia and there are approximately 850 000 people living in the UK with the condition. The event was held […]

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RRT Assists at Naomi House

Following the successful band and BBQ for Naomi House & Jacksplace hospice on 1st August, RRT were back there again to help at their annual open day on September 12th. This year was an extra-special event which marked the unveiling of the newly-refurbished Naomi House wing after a 12-month refit. This really was a special […]

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RRT Supports the Dame Vera Lynn Trust A2B Walk

Now in its third year, the A2B walk in aid of the Dame Vera Lynn Trust was held on Saturday 19th September 2015. A demanding walk, not for the faint hearted, starting in the superb grounds of Arundel Castle in West Sussex, following the well known and loved South Downs Way, and finishing 35km later […]

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