Aviva workers brave the shave for Teenage Cancer Trust

The start of the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Tr

The start of the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in support of their colleague Charlie Calton. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Employees at an insurance giant took part in a mass head shave to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Charlie Calton and Shane Normington at the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds

Charlie Calton and Shane Normington at the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Some 20 men who all work for Aviva on Norwich's Broadland Business Park had their hair removed to support a colleague diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma.

Charlie Calton, 23, from Sprowston, was told she had a tumour in her shoulder, back and neck in September and has since been receiving chemotherapy at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

The 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in suppor

The 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in support of their colleague Charlie Calton. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

She has been supported by the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Her fiancé, Shane Normington, 28, from Sprowston, was one of the men who lost their hair yesterday.

The 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in suppor

The 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in support of their colleague Charlie Calton. Charlie Calton, 2nd left, watches as her colleagues have their heads shaved. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016


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He described the response to the fundraiser which raised £4,000 as 'overwhelming'.

To donate visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Shane-Normington

A crowd watches the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer

A crowd watches the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in support of their colleague Charlie Calton. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

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Charlie Calton and Shane Normington at the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds

Charlie Calton and Shane Normington at the 'Brave the Shave' head shave event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

The Aviva team who had their heads shaved at the 'Brave the Shave' event at Aviva raising funds for

The Aviva team who had their heads shaved at the 'Brave the Shave' event at Aviva raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust in support of their colleague Charlie Calton, centre in the white hat. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

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