Tash's Trip: Ready for the high jump

PUBLISHED: 14:45 20 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:29 15 June 2010

HERALD reporter Angela Brennan, seven retained firefighters and supporters are ready for the high jump.

HERALD reporter Angela Brennan, seven retained firefighters and supporters are ready for the high jump.They are all taking part in the Herald's tandem sky dive for our Tash's Trip appeal.Around 15 people are to brave their first parachute jump at Dunkeswell on Friday, October 31.Among them will be cancer victim Tash Gould's elder brother Ashley.The nail biting event is all part of the Herald's push to raise £4,000 to send Tash, 16, and one adults on a holiday of a lifetime to Australia.On Monday, the total collected so far was £2,737.95 - excluding £160 from All Saints Primary School and £236 from Axminster Town Football Club, which is still to be received. When those sums are banked, the total will stand at £3,133.Received since last week is a donation of £62.70 from Shute Community Primary School. Pupils raised the cash by selling cakes.You can support Tash's Trip by taking part in a quiz night tomorrow (Thursday) at the Hook and Parrot pub, in Seaton.Donations will be collected from teams during the night.Those interested in taking part are asked to sign in between 7.30pm and 8pm for azn 8.30pm start.


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