News Story: Fundraising above the clouds


A LOCAL adventurer has just completed a mountainous task to help raise more than £70,000 for charity.

David Healey, 36, pulled on his hiking boots to climb the 19,340ft to the top of Africa’s tallest mountain as part of the Kilimanjaro for Kirsty campaign. Along with the editor and deputy managing director from the Manchester Evening News and a bunch of fitness fanatics, Mr Healey endured six gruelling days of trekking through rainforest, African savannah and barren moonscape before reaching the summit.

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