Firefighter Andy’s hairy experience for charity!

PUBLISHED: 15:14 03 April 2016 | UPDATED: 15:14 03 April 2016

Firefighters hand over cash to Palliative Care East

Firefighters hand over cash to Palliative Care East


A firefighter in Great Yarmouth turned a bet with a colleague into a comb over for charity.

Firefighter Andy Wells grows his hair for charity.Firefighter Andy Wells grows his hair for charity.

Andy Wells, a member of Green Watch, didn’t cut his hair for 54 weeks for the bet – and the picture shows the lengths he went to before having his head shaved.

Andy’s friends and fellow firefighters supported the challenge and £200 was raised for Palliative Care East.

Pictured are Green Watch presenting the money to Maxine Taylor, fundraiser at the Louise Hamilton Centre, Palliative Care East, Gorleston.


If you value what this gives you, please consider supporting our work. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Great Yarmouth Mercury