Mum and son will have their heads shaved to raise cash for children’s cancer charity

Carla and Riley Gathercole

Carla and Riley Gathercole - Credit: Archant

MOTHER and son Carla and Riley Gathercole will have their heads shaved at a family fund raising day later this month at Elm primary school.

The event will be raising money for the children’s cancer charity FAN - Families Against Neuroblastoma - and will include a car boot sale, craft stalls, children’s disco and face painting.

Carla said: “I’ve always said I’d shave my hair for charity and thought I’d better get on with it this year. When we were talking about, my eight-year-old son Riley said he’d like to do it too, so I thought we’d have a family fun day to raise more money for the charity.

“I thought Riley’s school would be a good venue, as they are not having a school fete this year. I chose the FAN charity because as I have a young family and wanted to pick a small local children’s charity to raise more awareness.”

The fund raising day on Saturday July 20 at the Elm C of E Primary School runs from 11am to 3pm.


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Other attractions include a tombola, sumo suits, Warzone laser tames, Fossils Galore, and a barbecue.

Anyone who would like a stall, donate raffle prizes or help on the day can contact Carla on 07984267743, or via the Facebook page.

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