Published on 10th July 2015

sun in the sky

Cheltenham’s Mayoress, Helen Smith will team up with Alex Chalk MP, as they take part in an unforgettable sky-dive on Sunday 12 July.

The brave pair aim to raise £5,000 for the Mayor’s charities. They will joined by Becky Andrews, a disabled rider from Cotswold Riding for the Disabled (RDA), Pat Redmond who volunteers for RDA, Ro Bailie a long-standing friend and supporter of the Mayor’s charities and Chris Williams from Cheltenham Borough Homes.

Mayoress, Helen Smith said: “This is an exciting opportunity to see the world from a different angle and raise money for two deserving charities. I thank all those who have sponsored me and encourage others to do the same.”

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The sky-dive will take place at UK Skydiving Adventures Ltd in Swindon.

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Notes: The Mayor’s chosen charities are Cotswold Riding for the Disabled Charity Association and Maggie’s Centre, Cheltenham. See for more information.