A Moorlands woman is set to be strapped to the top of a plane as it soars high in the skies – all in aid of charity. Bethan Wade, who lives in Cheadle, is taking on the high flying challenge in aid of the East Cheshire Hospice, a charity which she works for.
A Moorlands woman is set to be strapped to the top of a plane as it soars high in the skies – all in aid of charity.
Bethan Wade, who lives in Cheadle, is taking on the high flying challenge in aid of the East Cheshire Hospice, a charity which she works for.
Bethan, aged 25, said of why she had decided to take on such a daring challenge: “I work for the charity and thought this is a great way to give back to what is such an amazing place to work.
“Plus I am terrified of heights so this is going to be a major fear conquer.”
Anyone wishing to donate to Bethan’s cause, can do so by going online to: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bethan-wingwalk.
Born and raised in Cheadle, Bethan is a former Cheadle High School student, and returned to live in her home town after attending university in Cornwall and also spending a year living in Australia.
Bethan works as a Challenge Events Coordinator in the fundraising department at East Cheshire Hospice.
She said: “I have been working at the hospice for 18 months now, and I am actually the one organising the Wingwalk for the hospice.
“The Wingwalk is taking place on Monday, June 21 at the RFC Rendcomb Airfield in Gloucestershire.
“It costs £150 to sign up and then a commitment to raise a minimum sponsorship of £500 for the East Cheshire Hospice.”
Bethan added: “This adrenaline fuelled challenge will involve standing on the top wing of a 1940s biplane spending tenminutes in the air undertaking a series of dips and dives, whilst family and friends cheer on below.
“I’m very nervous for the challenge but equally very excited.”
For more information and to sign up to take part, go online to: www.eastcheshirehospice.org.uk/events/wingwalk-2021/
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