Jumping for joy

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust leaped into the record books by breaking the UK milestone for the most tandem parachute jumps in a 24-hour period.

A total of 180 people took part in the 10,000ft jump held at Hinton Skydiving Centre, near Oxford, raising £80,000 for the charity. The day was organised by Leonard Ansell (centre left) whose nephews Ross and Thomas both suffer from Cystic Fibrosis. Among the celebrities to take part were former Big Brother winner Craig Phillips (centre), GMTV presenter Andrea McLean, and Kate Silverton, who fronts the BBC's DIY show House Call.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in
Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

Latest Jobs

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners

Markel

Expert Hub

Insurance advice from Markel

Safeguarding in the Third Sector

Safeguarding in the Third Sector

Partner Content: Presented By Markel

Safeguarding - the process of making sure that children and vulnerable adults are protected from harm - is a big concern for organisations in the third sector.

Third Sector Logo

Get our bulletins. Read more articles. Join a growing community of Third Sector professionals

Register now