A fundraiser from Hitchin is set to take on the scary challenge of a skydive to support suicide prevention charity CALM.

Ben Woolley is jumping from 10,000ft in Salisbury on June 22, to raise money for the Campaign Against Living Miserably, which provides a life-saving helpline for people who are considering taking their own lives.

With 75 per cent of all suicides in the UK being male, the 25-year-old was keen to support the charity, saying: "I'll be throwing myself out of a perfectly good aeroplane to raise money for CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, a suicide prevention charity based in the UK.

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"The cost of the jump is covered by me, so all funds will go directly to the charity.

"I'd be grateful for any amount people are able to donate, no matter how big or small, and it'll be going towards a fantastic and worthwhile cause.

"Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives, and 75 per cent of these are male.

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"CALM exists to change this by offering life-saving services, provoking conversation and bringing people together to reject living miserably.

"Just £8 is enough to fund one potentially life-saving call."

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