Spinnaker abseil for firefighters

The widow and sister of one of the firefighters who died in a fire at Shirley Towers in Southampton are abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower for charity.

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Women prepare to abseil for firefighters' charity

Firefighter Alan Bannon's widow Charlotte and sister Lin prepare to abseil Credit: Juliette Fletcher

Charlotte Bannon and Lin Trott have been preparing to abseil down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. The women are raising money for The Fire Fighters Charity, in memory of Alan Bannon - Charlotte's husband, and Lin's brother. He died in the Shirley Towers fire in Southampton in 2010.

The Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth is 170 metres high Credit: Juliette Fletcher

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