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CURRENT NEWS

23.04.2018Poetry CompetitionPOETRY CARDS COMPETITION TIME!

Closing Date 1st June 2018


Ridgeback Rescue are putting together a series of cards to mark the various stages of a dog lover's life:

Congratulations
Happy Birthday
Happy Gotcha Day
Condolence

POETRY
We are looking for Poems that encapsulate the topics of the cards (they must be your own work and totally original).

PHOTOGRAPHY
We are looking for Photos to feature on the cards (they must be your own work or you must have permission to submit them. They need to be of a high enough resolution to be printed on the cards)

The winning POEM will be superimposed over the winning PHOTOGRAPH in each category, printed up and on sale with all profits going to Ridgeback Rescue. Cards will be available to purchase either as a set, or singularly.

Entry fees:
£5 (up to one poem in each category ie maximum 4 poems)
£5 (up to one picture in each category ie maximum 4 pics)

Fees can be paid via the Virgin Money Giving  or you can simply text POEM01 £5 (That's capital POEM then a zero and a number one, then a space and £5) to 70070 to pay by phone instead. Texts will cost your standard rate plus the £5 you are donating to Rescue.

Closing Date 1st June 2018
 
23.04.2018Kimba has found her new home........
 
04.04.2018Roo has been withdrawn by his owner......
 
27.03.2018Re-homing Page and Re-homed Page updated.........
 
17.03.2018Sadley this Event has had to be Cancelled

Spring Quiz Night in Support of Rescue!


The Spring Quiz will be held on Saturday 17th March 2018 at the Normanton-On-Soar Village Hall.

Our Quizzes have proved to be very popular, even being described by one quizzer as "the best I've ever been to". This is, in no small part, to the efforts of trustees Geoff and Eileen Phillips who organize every aspect of the night.

Why not pop along and join in? Entry is £7.00 per person with a maximum of four to a team. Nibbles are included in the ticket price, sadly the bar is not!
 
Details from Geoff at 01509 674844 or e-mail geoff@ridgebackrescue.co.uk
 
03.03.2018Sweet Mara addeded to the Rainbow Bridge Page...........
 
01.03.2018Upcoming Events page updated.....
 
01.03.2018Rhodesian Ridgebacks Forever!! - Zip Wire Challenge

ZipwireWell they did it! Apart from one person who failed to show on the day, all of our "adrenaline junkies" completed the challenge. The "no show" place was manfully taken at the last minute by the unsuspecting spouse of one of the participants.Perhaps a special "gong" should be struck for bravery for presentation to that man, the redoubtable Mr Marc Hurn.

To date something in excess of four figures has been raised for the trust and towards the welfare of the dogs placed in our care.

Our thanks to all who sponsored, and those that took part in this madcap event. But of course our biggest thanks must go to architect and participant and founder of Rhodesian Ridgebacks Forever!!,...... Sue Johnson!

While I hear that most of those that conquered the wire are quietly continuing their rehab, I've also heard a whisper that Sue is currently working on another, even more, dastardly challenge! Tin hats everybody!!

Donations may still be made by privately messaging Sue through Facebook Messanger for Paypal details, or clicking on the following link for Virgin Money Giving

Here's to the next one...........
 
31.01.2018Rhodesian Ridgebacks Forever!! - Zip Wire Challenge

Sue Johnson, founder of the Facebook Group Rhodesian Ridgebacks Forever!! has arranged for a group of Supporters of M&N Rhodesian Ridgeback Support and Rescue Trust to do the World's Fastest and Europe's Longest Zip Wire in an effort to raise funds for Ridgebacks needing help.

Zip WireSome of the participants hate heights, some of going too fast and some hold a fear of deep water, and this challenge has it all!!! Needless to say there are the odd one or two who are looking forward to it!!!

Those daredevils who are about to entrust their very existence to a bit of webbing attached to a steel cable are; Sue Johnson, Tim Johnson, Helen Mansfield, Nikki Hurn, John Kirby, Julie JJ Robinson, Kevin Blackwell, Benita Mather, Christine and Tom Young, Kim Davies, Libby Keane and Sarah, Sean Hsi, Ian Grant and Kathryn Smith.

All will be taking to "the wire" on Saturday 17th February 2018.

Please support us as a team or as individuals . . . every little bit will truly help Ridgebacks in Need by clicking on the following link to make a donation - Virgin Money Giving.

If you would prefer to sponsor by a different method please privately message through Facebook either Sue or Helen for Paypal or bank details.

Many thanks to all of our supporters!!
 
31.01.2018Spring Quiz Night in Support of Rescue!

The Spring Quiz will be held on Saturday 17th March 2018 at the Normanton-On-Soar Village Hall.

Our Quizzes have proved to be very popular, even being described by one quizzer as "the best I've ever been to". This is, in no small part, to the efforts of trustees Geoff and Eileen Phillips who organize every aspect of the night.

Why not pop along and join in? Entry is £7.00 per person with a maximum of four to a team. Nibbles are included in the ticket price, sadly the bar is not!
 
Details from Geoff at 01509 674844 or e-mail geoff@ridgebackrescue.co.uk
 
12.01.2018Ellie has been re-homed by Battersea!
 
18.12.2017Amba and Luca have found their new home! Hurrah!!
 

 

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