Search

Jumping Jaz skydives in a flash for charity

PUBLISHED: 12:51 27 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:14 27 September 2017

Skydiver Jaz Sampson with Janet Money from Dereham Cancer Care.  Picture supplied by Janet Money

Skydiver Jaz Sampson with Janet Money from Dereham Cancer Care. Picture supplied by Janet Money

Janet Money

A college student took to the skies in aid of a cancer charity.

Skydiver Jaz Sampson raised money for Dereham Cancer Care.  Picture supplied by Janet MoneySkydiver Jaz Sampson raised money for Dereham Cancer Care. Picture supplied by Janet Money

Jaz Sampson, 19, from Norwich raised £1065.20 for Dereham Cancer Care by doing a sky dive at Beccles Airfield.

The jump was organised by the landlord of the Prince of Denmark pub in the city where she worked and she was sponsored by her workmates and customers as well as family and friends.

The pub sadly closed down just before before the event.

Charity treasurer and administrator Janet Money said she was asked to go along and watch.

“We left Dereham early on a very foggy and damp morning and we expected it to be cancelled,” she said. “As we arrived at Beccles the clouds cleared and the sun shone. Jaz took big white gloves to wear so that we could pick her out amongst the other sky divers.

“We would like to thank Jaz and her family and everyone who helped and sponsored her thrilling skydive.”

Other popular content

Yesterday, 15:58

Two cars and a lorry crashed in north Suffolk this afternoon, partially blocking the road to traffic.

Yesterday, 15:51

An inquest review was held today (Monday) into the death of a man who fell from the back of a vehicle.

13:24

Witnesses are being sought after a man indecently exposed himself to children in an alleyway and a woman as she made her way home.

In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

Most Read

Yesterday, 15:58

Two cars and a lorry crashed in north Suffolk this afternoon, partially blocking the road to traffic.

Read more
Suffolk police
Yesterday, 15:51

An inquest review was held today (Monday) into the death of a man who fell from the back of a vehicle.

Read more
Addenbrooke's Hospital
13:24

Witnesses are being sought after a man indecently exposed himself to children in an alleyway and a woman as she made her way home.

Read more

In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

Read more
Suffolk County Council
Yesterday, 13:35

Almost half of Journal readers believe that dogs should not be banned from external areas of pubs.

Read more
Facebook

Later in Life

cover

Click here to view
the Later in Life
supplement

View

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 15°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Beccles and Bungay Journal weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy