Portsmouth students reach abseil fundraising target

TWO student volunteers raised more than £400 by abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower.

Saturday, 2nd June 2018, 7:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 10:37 am

Dan Buckwell, 25, and Andrew Simpson, 21, both from the University of the Portsmouth, took on the challenge for St John Ambulance.

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The pair are volunteer first aiders so know first-hand how important the service is.

Thanks to generous donations, they raised £425 - £25 more than their target.

Dan, a cybersecurity and forensic computing student, said: ‘We wanted to give something back to the St John Ambulance that has provided so much opportunity, training and friendship to us.’