April 24, 2011
photos: Daredevil pensioner, 71, completes parachute jump
pensioner Dot Anderson has completed a daring fundraising parachute
jump to raise £2,500 for three good causes.
71 year-old daredevil, who is a former Burnham nurse, completed
the daring tandem jump with her nephew Michael while on a trip
to her family in Australia over the past week, as pictured here.
who is Lady President of Burnham Moose Ladies Circle, has collected
sponsorship of £2,500 for three local hospices.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Fortunately, I've got a good head
for heights but I'd never done anything like this before. It was
an experience to remember!"
Fautley, Dot's fundraising spokeswoman, added: "Age is no
barrier for a fundraiser like this! Dot is a brave and courageous
The three beneficiaries are Charlton Farm Childrens Hospice,
Weston Hospice Care and St Margarets Hospice Taunton. Dot
is still seeking corporate sponsorship and hopes her final tally