Just hangin’ around.

Some people will go to any lengths (or heights) for a good cause and fearless staff from Ivybank Vets in Ayrshire are no exception.

Vets Alyson Jones, Gill Kirkwood and Katy Anderson, along with receptionists Amanda Johnston, Fiona Eager and Mandy Carson, abseiled 100ft from the Falkirk Wheel, a rotating boat lift that connects the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.

Nerves of steel

The colleagues were showcasing their nerves of steel to raise funds for the Scottish SPCA.

Katy Anderson said: “We ranged from excitement to terror before the event, a few tears were shed on the way down, but everyone had a great time.”

The daring endeavour has so far seen the group raised more than £2,400 for charity, but the group said donations are gratefully received.


The team proudly display their abseil certificates of achievement.
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