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AU – RRT Supporting Cystic Fibrosis Research

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common, life-threatening genetic condition affecting young Australians today. In Australia, one in 2,500 babies are born with CF, that’s one every four days. There is no cure for Cystic Fibrosis. In Australia, Cystic Fibrosis Victoria works through the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust, which supports over $500,000 of research […]

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UK – RRT assist at Firefighters Fundraising Walk in Portsmouth

Fifteen exhausted firefighters and one mannequin collapsed at the base of the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth!  They had just walked over twelve miles (not the mannequin – more on that later) to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity and Football for Cancer. Firefighters from several stations over Portsmouth organised the sponsored walk to raise […]

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AU – Eildon Search & Rescue Operation

On Good Friday 3rd April 2015 Luke Shambrook wandered from the campsite where his family were spending their Easter holidays. Luke, an 11 year old autistic boy who had limited speech, was lost in the dense bush surrounding Lake Eildon (North East Victoria) for 99 hours, four and a half long days and nights. Police, […]

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UK – Andover RRT Attend Thatch Blaze in Longparish

On Wednesday 1st April at 5:45pm the Andover Rapid relief Team were called by Hampshire fire and rescue. Eighty firefighters were battling a blaze at a thatched cottage in Longparish – some had been working for nearly five hours in intense conditions without a bite to eat – would the RRT please attend? Of course!  The […]

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UK – RRT assist Major Fire in Horndean

Spring officially began on the 20th March this year – it’s now time to get outside, sweep up the dead leaves, maybe even cut the grass and start doing work in the garden again.  At least, that was what one resident of Horndean thought earlier this week. On the 1st April (and no this wasn’t […]

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UK – Middlesbrough Pre-planned Emergency Evacuation Exercise

The emergency planning unit for the North East approached the Rapid Relief Team during 2014 asking for help and services on a pre-planned Emergency Evacuation Exercise, this was following the extensive work and labour carried out by RRT during and after the floods in 2013 which spread across many parts of England forcing hundreds of […]

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AU – RRT Assists the Pollies Pedal in Tasmania

2015 marked the fourth year that Carers Australia was named the chief beneficiary of Pollie Pedal, the first year it was held in Tasmania and what an event it was! Politicians from all around Australia convened on Tasmania to ride the 4 day course to raise funds. Carers Australia management selected the Rapid Relief Team […]

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AU – Feeding disadvantaged people in Nambour, Queensland

With the increase in living expenses, difficulty in securing employment, health issues etc. many people today are facing an ever increasing struggle to be able to obtain one of the basic essentials of life – food. Suncoast Christian Care is a not for profit charitable organisation based in Nambour that has given itself the goal […]

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