14th May, 2021

Brave people with a head for heights needed for Primrose jump

Harry Leach 16th Mar, 2020 Updated: 16th Mar, 2020

BRAVE people with a head for heights are needed to take part in a parachute jump for the Primrose Hospice.

Described as a ‘totally exhilarating and absolutely incredible’ experience, thrill-seekers will leap out of a plane at over 10,000ft then fall at speeds up to 120mph before the parachute opens.

Vicki Stiles did in Parachute for Primrose with colleagues from Armstrong Bell, based in Stoke Prior.

She said: “I never, ever imagined myself jumping from a plane at 13,000ft – I’ve always been petrified of heights.

“I was at Primrose the day the team were updating the Parachute for Primrose board.

“As I looked, a thought flashed through my mind, Primrose Hospice and Family Support Centre has done so much for my family.

“I wanted to challenge myself and with that, added my name to the list.

“I also managed to talk some friends into jumping with me, which was amazing.”

To take part, people need to raise £395 for the hospice and will be supported in this by a member of the fundraising team.

Parachute for Primrose is on Saturday, June 27, Saturday, August 8 and Saturday, September 19 from the airfield in Brackley, Northamptonshire.

For more information call Sarah Harris on 01527 871051 or email: sarah@primrosehospice.org.

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