Wednesday, 17 October 2007

40th birthday abseil to raise funds for Twins

40th birthday celebration includes raising money for Twins'

An ex-colleague of Sarah's from the University of Derby, Chris Allwright, decided to celebrate his 40th birthday this year by doing something memorable and this involved raising funds for twins with sma.

Chris, along with some friends and colleagues, will be abseiling from an old viaduct about half a mile north of the old Millers Dale Station. The event will be taking place this Saturday 20th October at approximately 2.30 pm.

If you would like to sponsor Chris, please contact him at

For more information, please visit and click on events.

Monday, 15 October 2007

Sponsored parachute jump postponed due to bad weather

Confirmed Fund Raising Events Update:

13th October 2007 - Sarah’s friend Charlotte Hunter and her sister Zoe Crosby are taking part in a parachute jump in October (exact date to be confirmed) to raise funds for the boys. If you would like to sponsor either Charlotte or Zoe please email Two brave ladies!!!!!

(The jump is scheduled for the 13th Oct, not the 23rd as reported in the Telegraph).

15 Oct 07: UPDATE: Due to low lying cloud, Charlotte and Zoe's parachute was cancelled. This has now been rescheduled for Saturday 3rd November. If you would like to sponsor either Charlotte or Zoe please contact

Many thanks to the anonymous donor who has pledged £500 to these brave ladies.

Click here to visit the Twins website and find out more about their fund raising efforts.