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News May 2011

Angela Hoyt smiles in front of Tower Bridge

Tribute to our colleague and friend Angela Hoyt

27 May 2011

We at the Red Cross are devastated by the death of our colleague and friend Angela Hoyt.

The Big Red Cross Bus 2011

The Big Red Cross Bus is coming your way

27 May 2011

All aboard! In celebration of Volunteers’ Week, the Big Red Cross Bus is hitting the road for a UK tour to highlight our volunteering opportunities.

Emergency response volunteer talks to a family

Volunteers help stranded passengers at Edinburgh Airport

24 May 2011

As fierce winds and the Icelandic ash cloud caused chaos, volunteers spent the night helping stranded passengers at Edinburgh Airport.

Red Cross doctor operating in Libya

Libya: volunteers and medical personnel in danger

18 May 2011

As fighting continues in Misrata and other cities in Libya, civilians are struggling to get medical aid and health workers are among the casualties.

People gather outside after earthquake

Red Cross responds to Spanish earthquake

12 May 2011

The Spanish Red Cross is treating injured people after two earthquakes struck Spain killing at least eight people.

Volunteers serve food to smiling firefighters

Red Cross volunteers help firefighters tackling forest fires

09 May 2011

Volunteers and staff have been providing food and drink for up to 400 firefighters battling Swinley Forest fires.

First aiders set up a treatment tent

First aid cover provided for one million royal wedding revellers

03 May 2011

As around one million people gathered in London to take part in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding festivities, our first aiders helped those who fell ill.