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AU – Dungog Residents Enjoy Community Meal

April 2015 saw unprecedented wild weather and devastating storms hit NSW especially the Hunter Region. The SES received a total of 9895 incident calls, schools closed across the region as power went out and conditions became too dangerous for travel. Days of rainfall, and strong winds left the township of Dungog battered and bruised with […]

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UK – RRT Supports Severn Trent Mountain Challenge

On the 11th July, Severn Trent Water ran another successful Mountain Challenge, for the incredible 22nd year, raising over £40k for the charity WaterAid.  Walkers covered distances up to 30 miles, scaling peaks of over 1900ft and some in under 8 hours.  Based in Edale, in the heart of the Peak District, the Mountain Challenge […]

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AU – Toowoomba Relay For Life

Relay For Life is one of the Cancer Council’s most successful fundraisers, and is held in many locations throughout Australia every year. Over the past 12 months, the Cancer Council has held 214 relays involving a total of nearly 150,000 participants, and have raised an amazing $23,000,000! This money is used to fight cancer by […]

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AU – RRT Lithgow at the PCYC Annual Fundraising Day

Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC) NSW is one of Australia’s leading youth organisations. It was founded in 1937and now has more than 60 clubs and centres across the state and around 85,000 members. On Thursday 18th June Lithgow PCYC had their annual fundraising day, widely known as Y.E.S (Youth, Education and Services). The event was […]

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AU – Helping Rosies – Friends on the Street

Rosies – Friends on the Street is a not-for-profit organization with over 900 active volunteers across Queensland. Their mission is to help the underprivileged and marginalised – especially those who are homeless, or at a risk of homelessness. Rosies regularly provides aid and assistance to Toowoomba’s underprivileged population at various parks around the city. On […]

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AU – Very Special Kids Treadmill Event

Very Special Kids is a charity based in Malvern, Victoria. The charity cares for children with life threatening conditions. Every year more than 800 families across Victoria who have a child with life threatening conditions depend upon the free-of-charge family support, counselling, networking and specialist care offered by Very Special Kids. Very Special Kids also […]

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AU – Cancer Council: Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

RRT personnel assisted recently at a fundraising event in Gin Gin, a small township to the west of Bundaberg.  The event was hosted by the Gin Gin Gardening Club as part of the Cancer Council’s initiative ‘Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.’  This initiative is taken up by many organisations all over Australia in May and June […]

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UK – Operation Stack

Operation stack on the M20 had reached day four.    Up to 4000 trucks travel between the UK and Europe each day and over 1000 per day had been building up on the M20 in Kent, as a result of the strike in France. With temperatures soring to 34°C + drivers were experiencing serious discomfort having […]

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