Fundraisers & Supporters

We are very grateful to all

& to those who wish to

remain anonymous for

their generous support of

these exceptional police dogs

in their retirement


Listed below are only SOME of our supporters

Hamper Donated

By Embark on Raw

Embark On Raw

Raffle held by

Completely K9 Hydrotherapy

Completely K9 Hydro

22nd October 2021


Clayshoot & B-B-Q

Held by Sue & Peter

Two teams from

Essex Police Dog Section

Aug 2021



Essex Police

Student Intake V Class 1

Fundraising with

Sales, Raffles, Ice Cream


Virtual Walk from

Chelmsford to Las Vegas (approx 5,228 Miles)

30th July 2021

Raised over


Benfleet Working Trials Society


July 2021


Weald Country Show and 

All About Dogs at

Hylands Park with

Essex Police Dog Section

RPD Copper, Baloo & Tex helping the fundraising

May 2021

over £1,000 



Essex Police

HQ Chelmsford

Local Policing Team –

C shift

Tuck Shop Fundraiser

March 2021



In Memory


Keith Withers

Keith Withers

Oct 1948 to Jan 2021

with RPD Frankie

From Liz and Clare...
Thank you all for you kind and generous donations in memory of Keith Withers. 
Keith was passionate about the police dogs, from puppy walking, following them as they went to meet their handlers and through training, following their careers and career highlights and into retirement. 
He would have been over the moon at the amount raised in his memory.
It has bought comfort to us as his family and close friends that people have supported the Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund with such generosity.  Liz and Clare "
Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund are honoured to have been nominated to receive donations in memory of Keith - he was a friend and great supporter of our work and we will never forget his love for police dogs; whether puppies, serving or retired and especially his affection for Retired Police Dog Frankie.
Feb 2021

Essex Canine Hydrotherapy

Essex Canine Hydro

Christmas Raffle

Dec 2020


Janet Curtis

Handmade Christmas Card Fundraiser

Nov/Dec 2020


Newland Lodge

Nominated by

Ken Hawkes

23 Oct 2020



Nominated by Susan

for charity award.

7 Oct 2020


PP Raw Dog Food

Rayleigh Essex

Collection by Staff and


7 Oct 2020


Essex Canine Hydrotherapy

Many thanks to Carina & team for their support


Sept 2020


Floors For Paws



26 Aug 2020


Jennie Leeder &

Zoe Clark of

Essex Police

Control Room organised non uniform fundraiser & made a chocolate bouquet with Monty The Dog to be raffled.

Thanks Jennie, Zoe & Ali

6th Aug 2020


Essex Canine Hydrotherapy


5th July


Alicia of

Alicia's Obedience Dog Training &

Cath of Canine Concern organised

The Online Dogtopia Show June 2020 raised £1,320 for:-

Canine Concern,  Passionate about Hardie Park, and

Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund

June 2020

Each received £440

Tom Hodder

Tom & wife Kerry

adopted RPD Jonno many years ago.

Kerry set up a memorial fund in Tom's honour for donations to ERPDF.

RIP Tom Hodder.

April 2020

WOW - Witham

Legally Blonde.

By kind permission of

Steve Rogers Chairman

collections after each performance by Jerry &

RPD Copper

Feb 2020


Leigh Crime Prevention Panel - Les & Sharon

Presenting donation to

Eric &

Amanda Pollard with

RPD Frankie

21st Jan 2020


Stansted Chamber of Commerce

Auction of signed framed photos of

Cristiano Ronaldo

Jan 2020


Benfleet Working Trials Society


Dec 2019


Special Constables

3 Peaks Challenge


Dec 2019


Essex Chamber of Commerce

Collection at their Christmas Event

by RPD Baloo

5 Dec 2019


Essex Canine Hydrotherapy

Kind donations

Nov 2019

£160 &

Christmas Raffle

Dec 2019


Student Officers

Intake M Class 1

Undertook fundraising

throughout their training.

Cheque presented at

Pass Out on

15 Nov 2019



EP Volunteer Cadets


14 Sept 2019




The Odd One Out

Public House



August 2019


Essex Dog Day

Frank, Ronnie, Jess,

Carla & Rosalie,

Kerry & RPD Jonno

Jerry & RPD Copper

25th August 2019


Co-op Green Token

Cheque awarded at

Wivenhoe Branch to

RPD Studs

24 August 2019



Clay Shoot & BBQ

organised by

Sue & Peter Davies

courtesy of

RPD Tia & Ruby

August 2019


Ingatestone Saddlery


July 2019


Great British Brownie Bake Off at PHQ

Emily & Team

22nd July 2019



Alicia's Obedience Dog Training

held a

Dogtopia Event

July 2019



Benfleet Working Trials Society


7th July 2019



1st Maldon Girl Guides


July 2019





Fat Hen Photo Shoot


5th July 2019





Stansted Chamber of Commerce

Julie & RPD Baloo


20th June 2019


Ecclesiastical Insurance

Movement for Good


June 2019


3 Peaks Challenge

Seventeen Police Officers from Sandon Dog Section

on their days off climbed the three “main” summits in North, Mid and South Wales a walking distance of

17 miles with a total ascent of 2,334 metres.

Took 24 hours to complete -

a tough challenge both mentally & phsyically.

17 May 2019

Raised SO FAR

£5,000 plus and £756 at follow up event

Essex Young Farmers Show.

Awaiting image


Sible Hedingham

Dog Show

Eric & Helen

11th May 2019


Cakes & Bakes Sale

Hayley & Mark with

PD Holly & PD Buddy

at Stansted Airport

1st May 2019



Anonymous donation

received on

19 April 2019




Competition at

Sandon Dog Section

Organised by

Joanne & Lynsey

3 April 2019



Ch Insp Ronnie Egan

Ran in the

Colchester Half Marathon

13 Miles in 2hrs 31mins

All for Essex RPDs

24 March 2019


Andy Fidgett with
former PDs Ned & Ozzy

Andy is a retired

Police Dog Handler of British Transport Police.

Donated part of his

Birthday Money.

March 2019


VG Retired Friends

Group for Retired Officers & Staff of Essex Police.

Held a Raffle.

15 February 2019.


Student Police Constables of

Intake I Class 2

Kindly chose ERPDF

to fundraise for during

their training.

8 February 2019


Essex Police Federation

Steve Taylor, Jackie Card

meeting RPD Baloo with her new owner Mandy.

6 February 2019


Kim, Emma & Shenarda

donated huge bag of

dog toys, leads, grooming equipment & coats etc.

20 December 2018.

We will sell these at

Summer 2019 events.

Ian & Dionne with

RPD Studsy

present cheque to

Lady Ruggles-Brise &

Lord Petre

14 October 2018


Student Police Constables of

Intake G Class 1

Kindly chose ERPDF

to fundraise for during

their training.

21 September 2018



Essex Dog Day

ERPDF volunteers

Eric, Wendy, Helen, Simon & Frank.

Star Guest RPD Tia.

26 August 2018.




Oldbury Hill Caravan Site

Counter Collection

26 July 2018






Tim & Emma

Certificate for

Holding a table sale with

RPD Cesar & RPD Scout

4 July 2018


Essex Police Sports Association

Selling ERPDF


July 2018


Ingatestone Saddlery Centre

Desk Collecting Pot

June 2018.



Great Baddow Dog Training Club

Christmas Dance, Raffle & Tombola. 2017/18



Trudy King held

a yard sale & donated

soft toys for tombola.

April 2018


Lent Fundraiser

Criminal Justice Dept

of Essex Police Colchester.

March 2018


Tina Cooper

Shaved Off

most of her hair

& donated it to a

children's charity

Little Princess Trust

& she raised money


Feb 2018


Bake Off at Sandon

organised by:

Jo, Maria & Lynsey

Essex Police Dog Section

Supported by Handlers,

Officers, Puppy Walkers.


Lady Ruggles-Brise DL

Graham Furnival

Frank Belgrove

Winning Cake - "Penquin"

All cakes Marvellous !

4 Dec 2017



Kobi Fundraiser

Nov 2017


Total: £2,862.30p

**Thank You **

Essex Canine

Hydrotherapy for

Retired Police Dogs

& Donations

Nov 2017


Quiz Night by

Alicia's Obedience

Dog Training AODT

Sept 2017


The Essex Lottery Launch Day at County Hall Chelmsford.

Lady Ruggles-Brise DL

Patron of ERPDF,

Jerry & RPD Copper, Eric, Cllr Aldridge Chairman of Essex County Council

& Frank

11 Oct 2017

Stansted Airport Chamber of Commerce


Frank, David,

Lady Ruggles-Brise &

Graham - RPD King

£1,502. (June 2017)


ERPDF Volunteers at Essex Dog Day


27 August 2017


 Alicia's Obedience

 Dog Training AODT

 Onesie Walk fundraiser

 February 2017



Stansted Airport

Chamber of Commerce

Ignition On Line

Vicky presenting cheque

to Supt Adrian Coombes

PC Amanda Pollard &

PD Bruno on behalf of   


28 February 2017


 Stansted Airport  

 Chamber of Commerce 

 Chair Julie Budden

 presenting cheque to

 Insp Lee Devall who

 accepted the donation

 on behalf of ERPDF

 January 2017



Ellie Ingram


Supports ERPDF

with superb images

Retired PD Gus

receiving his

Service Medal

10 September 2016


Essex Police

Epping Volunteer Cadets

Held fundraising events

9th July &

10 September 2016


Katimba Canines

Held a Dog Show in

Sudbury Suffolk

30 July 2016


Linda & Tina

Held a stall at

Alresford Fete Essex

2 July 2016




Jamie, Lucy, Emily & Callum

Completed 5k Sponsored Run

3 June 2016







Elmstead WI talk by

Chair of ERPDF Linda & Demo by Dog Handler & Ludo

24 May 2016




Steven Keddy & Sally Morris

Baked a Cake for Kato

to help with vet fees

4 March 2016




  Peter David Day

  Peter was a great animal

  lover - seen here with his

  daughter's dog

  German Shepherd Oscar.

  Peter's family and friends

  set up a memorial fund in

  his honour and in

  February 2016 very kindly

  donated £420 to ERPDF


  Karen's Sponsored Swim

  of 3 miles

  Karen Pownall

  Completed in 2 hrs 9 mins

  14 December 2015





  Bake Off at

  Essex Police Dog Section

  Sandon Dog Kennels

  on 2 December 2015


   Organised by

   Joanne & Maria

   Essex Police Dog Section

   Supported by Handlers,

   Officers, Puppy Walkers

   & EP Animal Welfare Group

   Raised over £255 (2015)



  ERPDF Tuck Shop

  Saffron Walden

  Run by PCs

  Supported by Team

  Raised over £400 (2015)




  Pier Avenue Players


  Talk by Chair Linda Belgrove

  21 November 2015





  Talk at Engaines WI

  Little Clacton by

  Chair Linda Belgrove &

  PC Pollard & PD Bruno 

  12 November 2015

  Raised over £100




  Raffle Winner Milly

  with her prize

  Big Brown Teddy Bear

  Denis chose the ticket


  Great support at

  Essex Dog Day

  30 Aug 2015




  Essex Dog Day

  PC Amanda & PD Bruno,

  Tina, Linzi,Dan & RPD Reg

  & Chair Linda Belgrove

  30 August 2015



 Tim & Emma with

 RPD Kaiser

 (German Shepherd) and

 RPD Scout (Labrador)

 Held a mini Dog Show.

 Being presented with a

 Certificate of Thanks by

 ERPDF Chair Linda Belgrove

 Raised £251 (2015)






  Pippa Reeve &

  Sam Kempley

  Ran Hordon on the Hill Run

  10 km on

  28 June 2015

  Raised over £300




  Completely K9

  Canvey Island

  Sponsored Dog Swim

  Raised over £2,240 (2015)



   La Cava*


   Sponsored dinner

   Talk given by

   Chair Linda Belgrove

   Raised over £400 (2015)

  Richard Boyd DL (on left)

  arranged the fundraising

  meal at:

  *La Cava, Wivenhoe.

  Special Guest Lord Petre

  (on right) (2015)



  Essex Police Choir

  with The Cavener Singers

  Christmas Concert

  at Moot Hall, Colchester

  Raised £2,000 (2013)



  ERPDF Tuck Shop


  Run by PD Handlers

  Raised over £400 (2013)

  Raised over £700 (2014)

 Joanne, Maria & Helen

 Sandon Kennels

 Essex Police Dog Section

 Sponsored Bake Off

 Raised over £240 (2013)

 Raised over £250 (2014)

 Raised over £255 (2015)


  Eric Adams & family

  in loving memory of

  Ann Adams who was a

  core member of ERPDF

  Donated over £350 and

  The Ann Adams Cup

  to be presented to the

  Calendar Front Cover

  Photo Winner each year.



   Prettygate Primary School

   Holding the Certificate from

   ERPDF in recognition of

   their fundraising

   Raised over £160 (2014)


  Alicia's Obedience Dog

  Training AODT

  Right - Lady Ruggles-Brise

  Our Patron.

  Left - Steve & RPD Gus

  Raised over £250 (2013)



   Alfie Beardie


   with £2 Tuesday

   Raised £132

  Essex Police Dog Section

  60th Anniversary

  Sponsored Dinner & Dance

  Raised over £400 (2013)


   Luke Warrington

   pictured with RPD Taz

   Sponsored swim

   Raised £210 (2013)


  Trudy King

  donated her birthday 

  money to ERPDF

  £250 (August 2013)

  Ingatestone & Fryerning

  Cub Scouts

  pictured with RPD Taz

  Sponsored Silence

  Arranged by Elaine Michaels

  with Linda Belgrove &

                                     PC Amanda Pollard.   

                                     Raised £410.50p (2013)