30th September 2016
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Daring mission for isles thrill seeker

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A Shetlander is among a group of daring thrill seekers eager to raise money for charity in Glasgow later this month.

Evonne Morrison, originally from Weisdale, works for Glasgow-based law firm Inksters Solicitors, founded by isles man Brian Inkster. She plans to “zip-line” across the Clyde along with three of her colleagues on Sunday 15th May.

The aim is to raise money for CLIC Sargent, said to be the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people.

From left to right: Karen Hughes, Gerald Segal, Brian Inkster, Evonne Morrison and Margaret-Anne Gray.

From left to right: Karen Hughes, Gerald Segal, Brian Inkster, Evonne Morrison and Margaret-Anne Gray.

The stunt, also being carried out by colleagues Gerald Segal, Margaret Anne-Gray and Karen Hughes, will take place across 300 metres of wire, 150 feet above the river.

Other staff from the legal firm will be on hand to cheer them on.

Evonne said: “We are all looking forward to this challenging and exciting fundraiser. It’s a great way to push ourselves whilst raising as much money as we can for a great charity.”

CLIC Sargent provides emotional, practical and financial support to young cancer patients and families during and after treatment. The altitude-seeking legal eagles hope to reach their target of £1,000 for the charity, which
would pay for a family to take a break from the trauma of treatment and enjoy a holiday together at an Ayrshire location.

Anyone who would like to donate please click on the team’s Just Giving page: https://www.justgiving.com/teaminksters.

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