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Supporters raise £2,551.26 for Sussex Beacon

Gary Hart September 25, 2019

On the weekend of September 14-15, four Sussex Beacon supporters, jumped from a plane at Netheravon airfield the home of the Army Parachute Association to raise money for the Sussex Beacon.

Oisin McKeown the operations manager at the Beacon and Bill Puddicombe the Beacon’s CEO were joined by service user James Preston for a tandem sky dive on Saturday September 14 while Sasha Hall-Jones made a solo jump on Sunday, September 15.

Together they raised £2,551.26 for the Sussex Beacon.

Service user James Preston said: “Wow, as a service user I got to sky dive with the top dogs at the Beacon. I feel really privileged as at the time I did not realise who they were.”