Media Release: Tame the Titan!

IN a spectacular conclusion to National Epilepsy Week, four Epilepsy Scotland supporters will be abseiling Glasgow’s enormous Titan Crane on Saturday 19 June 2010.

These brave volunteers will be take the 150-foot plunge off one of Glasgow’s famous landmarks to raise funds for Epilepsy Scotland’s vital services.

There are still places left for our next abseil on 21 and 22 August 2010. If you fancy a stab at this thrill of a lifetime challenge, please get in touch to reserve your place.


Notes to editor

* Epilepsy Scotland works with people affected by epilepsy to ensure that their voice is heard.  We campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma. This common serious neurological condition affects one in 130 people. We represent nearly 40,000 Scots with epilepsy, their families and carers.

* Our freephone Helpline (0808 800 2200) offers advice, support and information.  People can email (, text 07786 209501, or download information from our website:

* National Epilepsy Week runs from 13-19 June. The theme is epilepsy and the under 25’s. A free pack with 25 ways to fundraise is available by calling 0141 427 4911, email or download from our website.

* For more details please contact: Helen Craig, senior fundraiser or Allana Parker, communications manager on: 0141 419 1701 or 07884 012 147.

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