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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:46:10 GMT

Abseiling staff at Birmingham Airport raise funds for Acorns ...  -  Solihull Observer
More than 50 employees braved the wind and the rain to take the 32 metre plunge down the Birmingham Airport head quarters, Diamond House. The event was ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:30:27 GMT

Staff and students at Solihull College tried their hand at abseiling to raise funds for charity.  -  Solihull Observer
STUDENTS and staff at Solihull College and University Centre swapped books and pens for ropes and carabiners as part of an abseiling fundraising challenge. Brave fundraisers took it in turns to put on a harness and helmet and make their way to the top ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:05:41 GMT
Ten days of events you might not have known about in mid Somerset October 27 to November 5  -  Somerset Live
Back by popular demand is the Dartmoor Adventure, which involves abseiling and rock climbing from Friday October 28 until Saturday, October 29. Visitors can learn new skills as well as perhaps a little more about themselves by realising dreams in an ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:00:33 GMT

Drunk Fan Wrecks DJs Entire Set By Abseiling Off Stage With Power Leads  -  Music Feeds
Drunk Fan Wrecks DJs Entire Set By Abseiling Off Stage With Power Leads. Written by Zanda Wilson on October 18, 2016. Intoxicated punters trying to get up on stage with their favourite artists is nothing new, but rarely does anyone bother when it's ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 01:00:08 GMT
Abseiling firefighters rescue man after fall from Leiden flour factory  -  Long Beach City College Viking
On Thursday morning firefighters from Leiden and Utrecht teamed up to rescue a man that fell from the former flour factory in Leiden and ended meters down, on the 12th story of another building, the Telegraaf reports. The injured man was in a hard to ...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:11:57 GMT

Lucy jumps off a bridge for charity  -  Abergavenny Chronicle
IT takes about five minute to climb the steps leading to the top of Newport's Transporter Bridge, and just under one minute to abseil down, but when you're waiting to take the 178 foot plunge of this iconic structure, time has a habit of standing still ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:16:03 GMT

Birthday abseil down Olympic Park sculpture brings in funds for St Elizabeth Hospice  -  East Anglian Daily Times
Beth Holland, who works at Reader Offers Ltd in Colchester, celebrated her birthday by abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London's Olympic Park - the UK's tallest sculpture, standing at 114.5m tall. Speaking afterwards, she said: “I spent time ...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:45:35 GMT

Daring descent for St Davids  -  Monmouthshire Beacon
ABSEILING more than 50 meters from the Transporter Bridge is a daunting task but for 14-year-old Lucy George it was a breeze as she raised money for St David's Hospice. Lucy rappelled down the iconic bridge on Saturday 8th October for a charity which ...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:45:17 GMT

Shop Direct staff raise £210000 for Alder Hey app  -  Prolific North
Shop Direct staff have raised £210,000 in just 12 months to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children's Hospital. The 4,700-strong team at Shop Direct last year voted for Alder Hey Children's Charity as its charitable partner ...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:34:59 GMT

Redditch woman Mandy Leach, who lives at Saltways, to take on charity challenge  -  Evesham Journal
She will experience several 40 feet drops during her abseiling challenge in Wales on November 10. In order to complete her abseils, Ms Leach is taken out of her wheelchair and she then has to move her legs over the cliff or slop edge in preparation for ...