Children and teens to abseil down tower at Fareham Fire Station

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CONQUER your fear of heights and take on one of the tallest buildings in Fareham to raise money for a good cause.

A sponsored abseil is taking place at Fareham Fire Station on Saturday, September 20 and the charity is on the lookout for brave children to rise to the challenge.

One fearless adventurer, Harry Smith, 10, has already been to the top of the tower to check out the height.

Harry, from Whiteley, said: ‘It looks much higher from up here.’

He will abseil to raise money for The Rainbow Centre, a Fareham charity that helps children and adults with cerebral palsy, as well as adults suffering from MS, Parkinson’s disease, a stroke or a head injury.

Harry was inspired to take on the challenge as his brother Reuben has cerebral palsy and attends the centre.

Harry will be one of 139 children who have already signed up to do the sponsored abseil.

If you are aged between eight and 16 and want to join Harry abseiling go online at or call 01329 289500.