Village of Haddenham

She Did It!

Home » News » She Did It!
Mary Abseiling

Local resident Mary Miller has completed a major personal challenge, in aid of charity.

An activity not for the faint-hearted, Mary abseiled from the tower of St Mary Magdalen church, Oxford, on Saturday 8th March, to raise money for Christian Aid.

Mary would like to thank all those who offered their support and good wishes. "I found it difficult at the top and was quite nervous (but not as bad as being at the top of a red ski run!). Once I got going it was enjoyable and the views over Oxford were excellent"

Click on the image to see an enlarged version of her scary perspective

Mary raised approximately £600 — our warmest congratulations to her!

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Xmas Tree Festival 02
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 07 Dec 9:15am

The folk at St Mary's Church are delighted to announce that the Community Christmas Tree Festival 2017 is about to begin. Last year's festival was a great success and they are very keen to welcome as many people to see the displays again this year.The will be no charge for admission to the Festival but visitors are invited to make a donation towards Friends of St Mary's (which...

Bucks Herald for Haddm logo
Christina Jeffery: Wed 06 Dec 3:30pm

It appears that there was a technical glitch to the Bucks Herald this week and, as a result, the weekly input from our local village correspondent, Christina Jeffery, did not appear in print. Although there may be something of a disconnect between those who choose to read a local newspaper and those who prefer to gain their local news online, we are reproducing Christina's column...

poppy appeal image
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 04 Dec 2:00pm

Local organiser, Jeanne Marshall, has let us know that this year's poppy appeal raised £7,377. She would like to thank all the contributors, firms and house-to-house collectors who braved the cold and wet to achieve this splendid...

© 2012 - 2017 Haddenham.net