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Charity leap postponed by bad weather
6:00pm Wednesday 25th September 2013 in News
A CHARITY skydive in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance was postponed on Saturday because of poor weather.
To mark the start of National Air Ambulance Week, Luke MacCallum, a paramedic with the Devizes-based charity, was expected to lead a team of fundraisers in a tandem jump at Old Sarum Airfield in Salisbury.
Mr MacCallum said: “Unfortunately the weather got the better of us but we have managed to rearrange the event for October 19.
“It is disappointing but it will give us some more time to raise more money for the charity.”
National Air Ambulance Week is running until Sunday, with schools and organisations across Wiltshire holding fundraisers to support Wiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust.
Wiltshire Air Ambulance relies entirely on the support of the public and needs to raise £2.5m a year to cover running costs.
For more information about fundraising events running this week, visit www.wiltshire airambulance.co.uk