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UK – Young RRT assist with St Jude storm clear-up

Young helpers from the Hertfordshire and Barnet congregations of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church banded together to form a joint Rapid Relief Team (RRT) effort, after the impact of the debilitating storm, St Jude, on Monday 28th October 2013. The aftermath of the turbulent winds and rain left a messy carpet of strewn debris, including […]

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UK – Rapid Relief Teams attend Norfolk Helicopter Crash

Local civilian volunteers assisted emergency and military personnel attending the scene of the helicopter crash at Cley Marshes Nature Reserve on the evening of Tuesday 7th January. Cley Marshes Following the tragic helicopter crash near Cley next the Sea last Tuesday evening, scores of civilian and military personnel were rapidly drafted in to the area. […]

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UK – RRT Aids Flooded Aldeburgh Community

Following the Environment Agency’s Severe Flood Warning for Aldeburgh and Thorpeness in the early morning of 5th December, a regional Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (PBCC) group were drafted in to assist the community. The local coordinator of the Aldeburgh Rapid Relief Team (RRT) was contacted by the town council requesting support due to the impending […]

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UK – PBCC RRT Responds to Banbury Warehouse Fire

A large fire broke out on an industrial estate in Banbury Friday 6th December Fire crews were called to the Beaumont Industrial Estate in Banbury, Oxfordshire, at 20.00hrs, to a large-scale blaze at a cash-and-carry store, which had spread to a neighbouring plant and tool hire business.   Continue reading

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UK – Glasgow Helicopter Crash

Nine people were killed and another died of his injuries when a police helicopter crashed into the roof of a packed Glasgow pub just after 10.00 pm on the 29th November 2013. Witnesses said the helicopter ‘dropped from the sky like a stone’. Many of the 120 people inside were trapped by heavy falling debris. […]

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