Penwortham man shaves head for Macmillan

A former military man has shaved his head in solidarity of friends who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 12:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 1:41 pm
Frank Hogarth gets his head shaved for charity at the Royal British Legion in Lostock Hall. He is pictured with family and friends

Frank Hogarth, of Penwortham, took part in Macmillan’s Brave the Shave, raising nearly £400 for the charity.

The 57-year-old collected £150 during the event at the Lostock Hall Royal British Legion Club, plus a further £225 through Just Giving.

He said: “I lost a friend to cancer and a few of my friends from my military days have had cancer so I wanted to do something.

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Frank Hogarth gets his head shaved for charity at the Royal British Legion in Lostock Hall

“I am glad I raised this money towards Macmillan Cancer Support. Cancer is a horrible disease.

“I like my new look. It has started to grow back already.”

Frank Hogarth