Youngster braves the head shave

A YOUNGSTER had his head shaved to raise money to help battle cancer in memory of his late grandad.

Friday, 5th August 2016, 5:56 am
Jake Barker, 12, with his mum Terri Barber after the shave

Jake Barker, 12, got the cut at The Green Room in Southsea on Wednesday as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Brave the Shave initiative.

His mother Terri Barber, 31, said: ‘We’ve lost a few family members in the past from cancer, and that really inspired Jake to take this on.’

‘The event went really well and luckily, Jake said he likes his new style.’

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Jake before the shave

Jake said he was excited but nervous and really glad that everyone gave money.

He raised a total of £232.

Jake before the shave