Bride set to shave her head for hospice

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A bride will be looking her best at her wedding – just days before having her head shaved in public to support Saint Catherine’s Hospice.

Carolyn Herbert-Moment is marrying Chris Bayes at a wedding which will unite two families, both touched by the care of the hospice.

And less than two weeks after her wedding day, she will be sitting in the middle of Boots, where she works, having all her hair cut off at a sponsored event raising money for Saint Catherine’s.

Carolyn said she wanted to do something to help the hospice as a thank you for the help provided for three people – her sister-in-law, Debbie Marshall, her granddad, Herbert Marshall, and her groom’s late wife, Lesley Bayes.

“Saint Catherine’s is so peaceful. It’s like heaven on earth,” she said. “The care it provides not just for the patients but for all their relatives is unbelievable.”

Carolyn says she has no worries about losing her hair so soon after the glamour of her wedding day.

“My hair will grow back so I’m the lucky one,” she said. “There are so many people out there who lose their hair because of cancer treatment who never get that opportunity. This is just my way of trying to help.”

Donations can be made via JustGiving at Carolyn is pictured having her hair styled by son Brandon, four. She also has a 15-year-old son, Liam.