Close shave for Leanne for Cancer Research

PUBLISHED: 18:00 20 June 2014

Leanne Smith with her new hair style and some Cancer Research cakes.

Leanne Smith with her new hair style and some Cancer Research cakes.


A WESTON woman has raised £1,400 by having her hair shaved off.

Leanne Smith, who lives in Milton Road, had the drastic haircut where she works at PC World.

Staff and customers donated to her fundraising total for Cancer Research.

Leanne, aged 30, said: “Because my hair is my identity and I have always had pink or purple hair, it was the most drastic thing I could do to raise the money. I was petrified, but so many people came to support me. I’m happy with it. It takes two seconds to get it ready in the morning.”

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