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AU – SEARCH FOR MISSING PLANE NEAR GYMPIE

Sixty year old Yandina pilot, Rob Pavan, left Gympie Airfield on Saturday morning, the 18th of April 2015, around 9:30am heading for a friend’s 60th birthday party in Dixalea (about 87km west of Gladstone). Shortly into what should have been a straightforward two hour flight, he texted a friend to say he was in the […]

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UK – First Class Service to Fire and Rescue Services

On Thursday 4th June 2015 the RRT from Liverpool attended an Incident at Kirkby industrial estate.  The team provided refreshments to firefighters from the Lancashire and the Merseyside fire and rescue service. Fire Crews were battling a huge blaze that was ripping through a compost warehouse. The building involved was thought to be a storage […]

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AU – Giant Steps’ Big Day Out

Giant Steps, Tasmania is a not-for-profit, independent, specialist school for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This school is the only specialised school for Autism in Tasmania. On Saturday 2nd May, the RRT provided a “BIG DAY OUT” for the students and their families of the Giant Steps School. The event was designed to […]

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AU – RRT Melbourne – Serving Meals While the CFA Trained

On the 3rd May St Andrews Country Fire Authority hosted one of the largest fire-fighting training events in regional Victoria. St Andrews is a small town just north of Melbourne, Victoria. The fires known as Black Saturday, on February 7, 2009, killed 173 people, injured another 414, razed 2133 houses and 10,000km of fence-line and killed […]

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UK – RRT support Richmond town centre fire

Fire crews from 11 fire stations were called in to fight a fire in Richmond, North Yorkshire, in the early hours of Saturday 6th June. A delivery driver first discovered the fire and raised the alarm at 5.11am. It caused severe damage to several business premises, after spreading through a terraced, two-storey building. High winds […]

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AU – Youth Homelessness Awareness Day, Sydney

On 15th April RRT attended an event at Granville Youth and Community Recreation Centre in Parramatta in Sydney. Held during Youth Week, this event was the opening of newly refurbished basketball courts for community use. The purpose of the event was to highlight that youth homelessness is a far greater issue than most in the […]

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UK – RRT SUPPORTS ST. JOHN CYMRU AT COLOUR ME RAD WALES

St. John Cymru, Wales’ leading first aid charity are selflessly committed to reducing the number of people who die unnecessarily. Their vision is to have a first aider on every street in Wales and their lifesaving work is greatly appreciated. On Saturday 30th May 2015 Colour Me Rad (CMR) came to Margam Park (near Swansea), […]

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UK – Cavendish Lodge Hostel March/April 2015

A cold night meant that the cold-weather beds were full at Cavendish Lodge on 2nd March so a hot breakfast provided by RRT was much appreciated.  By evening, word had spread and over 30 homeless people turned up for another hot meal and also sustenance bags.  Some were keen to write some comments down in […]

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AU – Hutt St Center Winter Preparation Drive

On any one night across Australia there are more than 105,000 people who are homeless.  Each year in South Australia around 850 people “sleep rough” and nearly 8,000 people seek help from homeless agencies such as Hutt St Centre.  This includes men, women and families with children. Within the heart of the south-eastern corner of […]

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