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Trio take a dive for charity

10:50 11 July 2014

Sharon, and Zoe Goodwin handing over a cheque to Margaret Young and Danny Ballinger from the Devon Air Ambulance Trust shop in Honiton.

Sharon, and Zoe Goodwin handing over a cheque to Margaret Young and Danny Ballinger from the Devon Air Ambulance Trust shop in Honiton.

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Co-operative staff in Honiton do their bit to boost funds for Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

Sharon pictured before her tandem skydive.Sharon pictured before her tandem skydive.

A skydiving trio from Honiton braved a 15,000 feet drop to raise more than £1,400 for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

Zoe Goodwin, Sharon and Stacey Quin, who work at the Co-operative Store in Lace Walk, took part in a tandem skydive last month at Dunkeswell Airfield.

Last week, Zoe and Stacey handed over a cheque to representatives from the charity.

“We are really pleased with the amount we raised and the support we have had,” says Zoe. “We want to say a massive thank you to all the staff and customers and our family and friends for their donations.”

Zoe Goodwin before her tandem skydive.Zoe Goodwin before her tandem skydive.

This was Zoe’s third tandem skydive but it was a totally new experience for Sharon and Stacey.

Sharon added: “It was awesome - I wanted to do it again. I am glad I’ve done it.”

Devon Air Ambulance Trust is The Co-operative’s chosen charity of the year.

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