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Newtown RRT Support Rotary Club Big Rough Sleep Out

The Newtown Rotary Club had organized a ‘big Rough Sleep Out’ to raise awareness and funds for charities who support persons made homeless and those who have to sleep rough every night. The funds raised will be split between local and international organizations including Shelterbox, Newtown Foodbank, Ponthafren Association, The Wallich and others. A group […]

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RRT Provide Lunch for The Homeless in Harrogate

Harrogate Homeless Project is a local charity dedicated to supporting homeless people in Harrogate. The RRT are pleased to be assisting them today. Harrogate Homeless Project is run by a team of committed individuals who want to make sure that homeless people have the strategies, support and services that are needed to begin the difficult […]

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RRT Attend Nottingham Train Station Fire

Friday 12th January 2018, 6:30am. Reports of a fire at Nottingham train station. 9:20am Nottingham RRT were asked to provide assistance to the emergency services on the ground, in excess of 100 men and women. RRT were on site by 11am and set up camp a few yards away from the Incident Command Centre. Snacks […]

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NZ – RRT assists firie’s battling Hawkes Bay blaze

The Rapid Relief Team of Hastings were only too pleased to help out the hard-working firefighters by providing meals over two days, starting from breakfast Wednesday morning through to Dinner Thursday evening. Seven “long duration” fires had started in the region since Friday 31st January. Volunteers and professional firefighters from Waipukurau, Waipawa and Hastings were […]

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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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