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Success for dizzy heights fundraiser

Nigel with family members and supporters at the O2

Nigel with family members and supporters at the O2

LOCAL man Nigel Pleasants has successfully crossed the roof of the Millenium Dome in London. 

He set himself this huge personal challenge in order to raise money for a new electric wheelchair and for medical research into his illness.

Nigel has suffered with Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome ever since he sustained whiplash in a car injury a number of years ago. It left him with a life of constant pain and an inability to move properly.  But on Thursday the 23rd of April, Nigel completed his challenge.

He said, “It went really well and it was a lovely sunny day which was great. It was a very emotional day but I am so proud that I have achieved it.

“So far we have raised nearly £1,200 but people are still very kindly donating so the amount is rising. My family have a few other fundraisers planned to raise the remaining funds, but nothing is confirmed yet. It has all been overwhelming and the support from people has been amazing.”

You can still help Nigel’s cause by visiting www.gofundme.com/na7u4k

Pictured: Nigel with family members and supporters at the O2.