Sheringham mum and daughter scale Cromer Church tower for very high tea in aid of MS Society

A mother and daughter team scaled new heights to raise awareness for a charity by climbing Cromer's church tower to enjoy a very high tea.

Gill Baker and her daughter Eve, from Sheringham, clambered the spiral stairs to the top of the parish church's 160-foot high tower armed with a trusty teapot, mugs and some sweet treats to raise awareness of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.

The charity is close to the their hearts as Mrs Baker's sister Wendy, along with other family members and friends, suffer from the neurological condition.

Their trek up the tower - the tallest in the county - aimed to promote the Society's annual Cake Break fundraiser, which takes place nationally on May 4 during MS week.

Mrs Baker, 53, said: 'I'm so glad we decided to climb Cromer Church Tower, the view was amazing. We wanted to prove that fundraising can be fun because that's exactly what Cake Break is.

'We have some great local services such as the Meadow House Nursing Home in Swaffham where my sister is cared for, but we need more to make sure everyone gets the support they deserve. Getting involved in Cake Break will really make a difference to the lives of people living with MS in Norfolk and across the UK.'

Holly Lambert, from the charity, added: 'Cake Break is a fun way to raise vital funds for the MS Society. Although the official date is May 4 it can ultimately happen any time, that's the glory of it.

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'It's so exciting to see people taking Cake Break to new heights, quite literally.'

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