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RRT Supports Flooding in Doncaster

The village of Fishlake near Doncaster is one of the areas severely affected by the devastating floods that have hit residents and communities across South Yorkshire. RRT volunteers were called into action on Tuesday (12th Nov) afternoon. After navigating their way through flooded lanes and streets, the team quickly set up in Fishlake and began […]

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Cookie treks the Great Wall of China!

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Wall of China has to be one of the most impressive building projects the world has ever known. Constructed by human hands over 2000 years ago, it stretches across a hilly region with long spurs and watch-towers often disappearing into the mists. This October, our very […]

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RRT donate to the Lincoln Food Bank

On 17th October 2019, the Lincoln RRT team met with members of the Lincoln Food Bank to donate a total of 40 RRT food boxes, the first donation of its kind by Lincoln RRT. The packing of these boxes was completed carefully in line with recommendations from the Trussell Trust, each box containing all of […]

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RRT supports fire crews at recycling centre blaze

On the 6th October, firefighters were called to tackle a huge blaze at a recycling centre in Liverpool. Emergency services were called to the fire in Foster Street, Kirkdale, shortly before 4am. Emergency crews arrived within minutes and found household waste inside the warehouse alight. In total, 10 fire engines attended the incident as well as two […]

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RRT Support Rock Solid Youth in Dunedin

The Rapid Relief Team in Dunedin were involved in supporting Rock Solid Youth Aotearoa on 30th October 2019. Rock Solid is about empowering youth and building resilience, they have been providing positive youth mentoring and youth development programmes to families in southern Dunedin since 2002. RRT provides those attending the group with a BBQ meal […]

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RRT Supports Earthquake in Le Teil

The Rapid Relief Team in France were called into action on Tuesday 12 November 2019 after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the French town of Le Teil. The team served 1,000 meals to those affected by the earthquake, thanks to the incredible efforts of 52 volunteers. “I had not heard about this organisation before – […]

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