Granddad Doug to take on charity skydive

First published in News

A DAREDEVIL Droitwich granddad is set to prove the sky’s the limit no matter your age when he jumps out of a plane at 10,000ft.

Douglas Moseley, 82, will take on a skydive in aid of Leukaemia Care at an airfield in Cirencester on Saturday, September 29.

The pensioner, from Langley Road, hopes to raise at least £1,000 for the charity that is close to his heart.

He said: “I had Leukaemia a few years ago and the charity was very good to me and my family. I now want to give something back.

“Leukaemia Care does lots of important work for people with blood cancer and also supports their families and carers.

“I’m 82 so can’t do a marathon and don’t like cycling, so this was the easy way out,” he said.

“My family thought i’d gone mad when I told them what I was going to do.”

Mr Moseley has 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren who will all be supporting him during the challenge.

Anyone wanting to boost his fundraising efforts can visit or call Leukaemia Care at 01905 755977.

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