Head shave raises £400 for charity

Danny gets his head shaved for charity.
Danny gets his head shaved for charity.

A Peterhead shop has underlined its status as a top local fund raiser after a sponsored head shave in its premises generated £400 from its customers.

Rosie Keith, deputy manager of the bookmakers William Hill Ltd on Queen Street, was delighted when Peterhead man Danny Rolls agreed to undertake the head shave to help raise funds for charity.

A regular customer, Danny was rewarded for his ‘bravery’ and manged to raise around £400 for Peterhead families who are affected by spina bifida.

Rosie told the Buchanie: “Danny has been absolutely brilliant, and has been managing to get customers to give generously to our event.

“It was really good of him to volunteer for the head shave.

“The event itself created quite a stir in the shop, but was lots of fun for the spectators!’’ said Rosie.

The popular bookies has already held a successful sponsored walk from Peterhead to Mintlaw.

Walkers managed to raise more than £1,700 from their efforts and this total was matched by William Hill.

‘’Given the success of our two events it is likely we shall come up with something different in the autumn,” said Rosie.

“It may all be good fun, but at the end of the day we cannot lose sight of the fact that spina bifida is a dreadful condition, affecting ten families in Peterhead alone.

“If the money that we raise helps make their lives even a little bit easier then we will have done a great job,’’ she added.