90-year-old climbing stairs equivalent to Highland mountain raises more than £125,000 for NHS

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  • A 90-year-old woman inspired by Captain Tom Moore is climbing the equivalent of a Highland mountain on her staircase to raise money for the NHS and a hospice.

    Margaret Payne, of Ardvar, Sutherland plans to climb the height of Suilven – 2,398ft – by making 282 trips upstairs.

    She said 99-year-old veteran Capt Moore, who has raised more than £18 million for the NHS through a charity garden walk, inspired her to take on the climb.

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