St Albans gardeners take to the skies for charity

PUBLISHED: 15:43 15 August 2019 | UPDATED: 15:43 15 August 2019

Jack Price skydived at the North London Skydiving Centre in Cambridgeshire. Picture: Submitted by Earthworks

Jack Price skydived at the North London Skydiving Centre in Cambridgeshire. Picture: Submitted by Earthworks

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Green-fingered charity gardeners took a break from horticulture to take to the skies and raise money.

Jack Price skydived at the North London Skydiving Centre in Cambridgeshire. Picture: Submitted by EarthworksJack Price skydived at the North London Skydiving Centre in Cambridgeshire. Picture: Submitted by Earthworks

Skydiving team Harriet Stebbens, Jack Price, Anne Thomas and Ian Markwell have already raised £2,600 for Earthworks, a St Albans charity which helps people with learning difficulties using agricultural skills.

They completed the jump on August 1 at the North London Skydiving Centre in Cambridgeshire.

Jack is an Earthworker, which means he has been supported by the charity. He said: "I wanted to skydive because it is a different type of challenge."

Volunteer Anne said: "Earthworks is an inspirational charity. There's never a dull moment. As a volunteer, if you come to Earthworks a little bit down, by the time you leave you're in a very different place."

Sponsor the team at virginmoneygiving.com/fund/Jackisskydivingforearthworks. Visit www.earthworksstalbans.co.uk/ to find out more about Earthworks.

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