youngster's hair raises over £800 for cancer charity
Burnham-On-Sea youngster has raised hundreds of pounds for charity
by donating several inches of her hair.
Barton, 10, decided to give seven inches of hair to The Little
Princess Trust, who provide real-hair wigs to boys and girls across
the UK and Ireland who have lost their own hair through cancer
Ruby, a pupil at Burnham's St Andrew's School, decided to help
them after hearing about the charity's good work.
had her special cut at Burnham's Central Hair Studio in Abingdon
Street - and has raised £636 which, after Gift Aid is added,
makes a total of £815.
Little Princess Trust has helped hundreds of young people across
the country and its mission is to supply real-hair wigs to children
suffering with cancer, for the duration of their treatment. They
also assist children with other conditions which also result in
hair loss, the most common being alopecia.