Beard shaved for first time in three decades for Chemo Appeal

Chris Peacock before his beard shave.

Chris Peacock before his beard shave. - Credit: Archant

A MAN from Littleham decided to finally say goodbye to his beard after 34 years to raise money for the Chemotherapy Appeal.

Chris Peacock after his beard shave.

Chris Peacock after his beard shave. - Credit: Archant

Chris Peacock last shaved his beard off in 1979 and pledged to have it shaved off for a one-time event if he could raise enough money.

Chris said: “The generosity of Littleham residents know no bounds when it comes to supporting charity.

“The deed was duly carried out during a cream tea by Morris Poole who wielded the clippers and who claimed that he was more nervous than I was about the whole thing.

“This so far is the third event that the village has put on in aid of the Chemotherapy Appeal, and they have so far raised a whopping £1385.70.”


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Chris managed to raise £300 during his beard shave which has contributed towards the appeal’s £1.53 million total so far.

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