Care home resident takes to the skies and raises thousands for charity

A 90-year-old care home resident has taken to the skies and fulfilled his "lifelong wish" to skydive at 15,000 feet raising over £4,000 for charity.

Dennis Moulton who is a resident at Dashwood Manor in Basingstoke raised the funds in aid of Marie Curie, which provides highly skilled nursing care to people with terminal illness in its hospices and people’s own homes across the UK.

Mr Moulton who recently celebrated his 90th birthday said: “I can’t believe we raised so much it’s marvellous. People gave so much, and I would like to thank everyone who donated. I was very proud to give Marie Curie the cheque in person.”

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