Friends fly high for Nicola’s Ninjas

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Two friends are taking to the sky this Sunday to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy UK.

Linzie Steele and Elle Steele will be skydiving in St Andrews, Fife, with proceeds going to local charity Nicola’s Ninjas.

Nicola’s Ninjas is a Family Fund set up by Diane, Nicola’s mother, with the goal of raising funds for more research into congenital muscular dystrophy, as well as funding valuable support for her.

To date the fundraising total is £1,120 – smashing their original target of £800.

Linzie said: “We agreed to do this over a few glasses of wine – it wasn’t until the next day that I realised what we had done! We decided to do a skydive as last year Diane completed this challenge and we would like to support her by doing the same.

“We’ve spoken about doing it for a while and decided to just go for it.

“We were lucky that there was a skydive event coming up. There’s no training involved, you just turn up on the day and go for it

Linzie continued: “It’s such a great cause that is very dear to our hearts though, so we want to raise as much money as possible.”

To donate, visit JustGiving.

A fundraising disco is also taking place at the Redhurst Hotel, Giffnock on Saturday, September 29.

There will be a photobooth, amazing raffle prizes. auction, roll the coin and plenty other of games and prizes.

Tickets are £25 per person and inc a glass of prosecco on arrival, a fab buffet (to soak up alcohol) and a DJ from 7pm til late.

For more details visit Nicola’s Ninjas on Facebook or call Diane Johnston on 07762705550