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Excitement bubbling for urban water slide

Hundreds slide for charity

There'll be a chance to splash, dash and help the Island's hospice at a new summer fund-raising event today (23 August).

Hundreds of places have been claimed to ride the urban water slide - 100 metres downhill from Port Jack on a lilo!

Hospice has bought its own water slide after the attraction proved popular in a number of UK cities.

Ten pound tickets were allocated by ballot for a limited number of places and riders have been given time slots.

Head of income generation at hospice Mary Doyle says the outdoor event should be a real spectacle:

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