‘Glitzy’ Great Yarmouth couple set to brave the shave at Gorleston’s Cliff Hotel

Kay and Nigel Downham are preparing to Brave the Shave for Macmillan Cancer Support. Photo: Kay Down

Kay and Nigel Downham are preparing to Brave the Shave for Macmillan Cancer Support. Photo: Kay Downham - Credit: Kay Downham

A Great Yarmouth shop owner is shaving off her long locks in support of her cousin who is battling cancer.

Kay Downham is parting with her long locks for Macmillan Cancer Care. Along with her husband Nigel s

Kay Downham is parting with her long locks for Macmillan Cancer Care. Along with her husband Nigel she hopes to raise £2,000. Photo: Kay Downham - Credit: Kay Downham

Kay Downham is making the huge commitment and sacrifice at a craft fair being staged at Gorleston's Cliff Hotel on August 1.

The 50-year-old will be supported by her husband Nigel, 49, who will also be going for the chop.

The couple who run Ultimate Glitz in Victoria Arcade have been deeply affected by cancer.

Mrs Downham's mother lost her husband several years ago, and her sister and brother-in-law within a few months of each other.

Their daughter, who has two young children, is also now battling the disease.

The couple are among more than 7000 people nationwide who are collectively raising close to £1m for Macmillan Cancer Support's Brave the Shave.

To sponsor the couple visit their online donation page by clicking here.

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