Dave and John from Jane Percy House, in Cramlington, took on the Baltic Zip Wire Challenge to raise funds for the #ConnectAbility Appeal.

The Baltic Zip Wire Challenge sees daredevils soar nearly 1000ft off the Baltic in Gateshead across the river to the quayside in Newcastle. Dave and John fearlessly whizzed along the wire with the support of families friends and onlookers. Dave, an avid fan of fancy dress added more fun to the occasion by completing the event dressed as a werewolf.

Dave and John, live at Jane Percy House, a purpose built centre to support people with complex and multiple physical disabilities and part of national charity The Disabilities Trust.

The pair decided to take on this impressive challenge to raise money for #ConnectAbility, a three year fundraising appeal to help disabled people live more independently by using assistive communications technology. The have so far raised a fantastic £465.

Activities Coordinator, Emma Armstrong said, “The day went very well, we were blessed with glorious sunshine and little wind. Both Dave and John had lots of support from their families and friends on the day. The guys were very brave and have raised a massive £465.”