Conwy ladies prepare to cliff abseil for breast cancer

  Posted: 01.10.21 at 10:56 by The Editor

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Four daring Conwy ladies will go over the edge today (Friday), abseiling down a terrifying cliff to raise funds for Tenovus and breast cancer.

Rachel Rogers, Debbie Craven, Michelle Crocker and Mair Evans will abseil off Breakwater Point at Holyhead.

Mum Rachel, 45, works in Craig-y-Don pharmacy and couldn’t wait to make the jump.

“I’m petrified of heights. But cancer is something loads of people suffer from. It is a fact one in two people will get cancer in their lifetime,” she said.

“So we need to do all we can to help. But I’m trying not to think about going over the edge as I feel sick already. Debbie feels exactly the same, but it was her brainchild.

“We had a coffee in the garden, and Debbie came up with the idea, and I said, ‘sod it, I’ll do it with you!’. I’m really excited but petrified at the same time.”

Breakwater Point

Rachel explained a charity night is taking place at Ye Olde Mailcoach in Conwy at 7 pm tonight (Friday 1 October) with some fantastic prizes.

“Tenovus is a Welsh cancer charity. Every month Tenovus have a different awareness or fundraising campaign, so October is breast cancer month,” she said.

“We started off trying to reach £500, but we are at just over £3,000 between four of us.

“We’ve got a Stereophonics signed picture from Kelly Jones and the lads. (Ex-Liverpool footballer) Jamie Carragher sent me a replica Istanbul (Champions League) medal and a signed autobiography from his foundation.

“We’ve got so many amazing raffle prizes. We’ve got vouchers for Johnny Dough’s, vouchers for 2 the Square vouchers, Castle Inn vouchers, a free MOT, £70 worth of guitar lessons. You name it, we’ve got it.”

For more information, contact Rachel on 07476 101562.

You can sponsor Rachel here

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