ON THIS day ten years ago The Argus went to Peacehaven to watch brave abseilers take on a daunting challenge for charity. Meanwhile, at another charity event, swimmers took to the chilly sea to help raise money for the British Heart Foundation

The Macmillan Cancer Support Abseil Challenge got under way

One of the abseilers was 70-year-old Pauline Duart

Swimmers limber up for the British Heart Foundation Brighton Sea Swim 1k swim from Hove Lawns

The swimmers made their way into the water, prepared to give it their all

They were all smiles before setting off

The swimmers make a dash for the water, undeterred by the pebbles