A kindhearted 9 year old who has been growing her hair since the start of lockdown had it cut in aid of a children's charity on Thursday, 15th July.
Savannah Hayes. who attends Gorsey Bank Primary School, will be donating her hair to Little Princess Trust, a charity that provides real hair wigs, free of charge, to children and young people who have lost their own hair through cancer.
Her father Jonathan said "Her hair is an amazing colour and she is constantly stopped in the street by people commenting on how thick it is. Before the pandemic started she was asked if she had thought about donating her hair to The Princess Trust. Savannah didn't know what this was or that you could donate hair but once she looked at the website she understood and said she should do it.
"We then went into lockdown so she was unable to have it cut which obviously helped her to persevere with growing it but we have now got to point where it is too heavy and her scalp aches. If she has a bath she is unable to lie down and get it wet as it is too heavy to be able to sit back up.
"I spoke to a friend of mine Nikki Jones at Jane Alexandra Hairdressers in Cheadle who said she would cut her hair as the charity requires and then style it afterwards for free as her contribution to the charity. The total hair cut took 2.5 hours from start to finish and Savannah loves it."
Savannah said "I can't believe how much lighter my head feels and I love that I am able to help some poorly children and get a new look at the same time."