Tammy jumps for baby Bailey

Craig Pearson, who bungee jumped in a bikini
Craig Pearson, who bungee jumped in a bikini
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Ovenden rugby club raised over £600 at a fun day to raise money for the family of an 11 month old with major heart problems.

Bailey Buckley weighed just 4lbs 1oz when he was born last November, and as well has having no pulmonary artery, he was also suffering from a hole in his heart, a trachea-oesophageal fistula - which meant food couldn’t reach his stomach - and meningitis.

He has had a series of operations and a blood transfusion and also faces a trip to America for a heart transplant.

The rugby club decided to hold a fundraiser to help Bailey’s parents move from their home in Cornwall to Bristol to be closer to their son, who lives at Bristol Children’s hospital.

As well as a bungee jump, which saw over 30 people take part, there was hot food and several stalls and a tombola.

Among the jumpers were Craig Pearson, who wore a bikini, and Neil Harris, who wore a baby suit.

One of the organisers, Kay McMahon, said: “It was a great day despite the weather and all who took part did so well to help raise money for Bailey.

“I would like to send a great big thank you to Ovenden rugby club for allowing this event to take place and for helping us make this day possible, particularly Tammy Sutton.

“Even though we were wet through and freezing, just being part of this wounderful event made it worth every minute and hope that what we raise is going to help this wounderful family.”