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Bury St Edmunds: Skydivers raise cash for air ambulance

PUBLISHED: 17:50 16 November 2012

Charlotte Cooper carrying out her tandem parachute jump

Charlotte Cooper carrying out her tandem parachute jump

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TWO daredevils have been leaping out of an aeroplane for a charity skydive to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Emma O’Brien, business support manager, and Charlotte Cooper, joint managing director, of Cooper Lomaz Recruitment, in Lower Baxter Street, Bury St Edmunds, took to the skies.

Charlotte said: “This is a great cause to raise money for.”

Emma added: “I think I must have been busy when Charlotte asked me to do this and agreed to it, not actually thinking. At least I can say this is one more thing off my bucket list and I’ve raised money for a great charity.”

They jumped from 10,000ft at the North London Parachute Centre and raised more than £1,000.

This comes after the East Anglian Daily Times launched the Lifesaver Appeal to support the air ambulance.

A 10-year-old boy who was reported missing from the village of Goldhanger, just outside Maldon in Essex, has been found.

Top Suffolk guitarist Robert Castellani will be joining touring artists Maneli Jamal and Jon Hart on their UK tour with a support slot at the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket.

The company which runs Foxhall Stadium in Ipswich has been ordered to pay £118,000 after it admitted breaching four health and safety standards which jeopardised public safety.

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has funded a new amnesty bin in Haverhill to support Operation Sceptre – the bin-a-blade initiative in the county.

Halloween is fast approaching and there are a variety of events taking place across the county for everyone to enjoy.

Tickets for Gary Barlow’s Thetford Forest concert sold out in less than a day after being snapped up when they went on sale this morning.

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