Saks Skipton Charity Wing Walk

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Fundraising for The Eve Appeal continues apace as our Skipton hair salon celebrates our latest accomplishment, this time via *crazy* salon owner John, and his partner in crime Lee (owner of Saks in Ripon) who’ve raised a whopping £4,800 for gynaecological cancers.

How? They only did a little thing called a WING WALK. Brave or what!? We’re incredibly proud of our daredevils, and here’s what they had to say – take it away you two…

John says: “I blame Lee. He rang me with this fundraising idea – I was a bit tipsy at the time so I said yes! Way out of my comfort zone but for a great cause. The experience was nerve racking, but a tick off the bucket list. It was a real talking point in the salon, the customers thought it was out of the ordinary and the team just thought I was nuts. Cheers Lee – an amazing experience!

Lee says: “Phenomenal! Whilst climbing onto the wing to be harnessed, the pilot asked if we wanted to experience the ‘roller coaster’, OK why not! We climbed almost vertical to 800 ft then experienced weightlessness as the plane plummeted to the ground at 140 mph (with face contortions and chin wobbles).


“The work of medical teams is amazing and the research from The Eve Appeal is essential. As hairdressers we’re often called on for advice to help cope with hair loss during cancer treatment, offering wig and styling tips and info on how hair will grow back. We love that we’re able to help on different levels – very proud of what we do.” Continued Lee.

We’re SO proud of our salon teams and our customers for their resounding yes in supporting The Eve Appeal. The £4,800 we’ve raised is a massive contribution towards our overall company target of £250,000. Thank you for your kind donations. We’re always grateful.

If you’d like swish new hair with John and our Saks Skipton hair team, give us a buzz on 01756 794 300 or book online.

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