Whitehaven Man Shaves Dreadlocks for Charity

After growing his waist-length dreadlocks for eight years Luke Henley will be shaving them all off for charity.

The 26-year-old, of Ash Grove, Whitehaven, will be dramatically transforming his look next month raising hundreds of pounds for Hospice at Home West Cumbria.

Luke said: “I don’t think I’ve have had short hair for nine years. This really hasn’t been an easy decision to make, but it’s time for a change!”

He will be shaving his head at a party to be held on November 25. His girlfriend, Nikki Anderson, who is a community nurse, suggested he raise the money for Hospice at Home West Cumbria.

“I will be cutting off my 45 dreadlocks, then shaving my head with a razor all live on Facebook,” he added. “The dreadlocks are really heavy when they get wet so it will take some getting used to when they’re gone.”

To donate to Luke’s Just Giving page please visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lukesdreadshave

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