St Albans girl donates hair to charity

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 August 2017

Olive Anderson Beaman having her hair cut by Kelly.

Olive Anderson Beaman having her hair cut by Kelly.

Archant

A seven-year-old girl from St Albans decided to donate her hair to charity to help make wigs for children with cancer.

Olive before the haircut.Olive before the haircut.

Olive Anderson Beaman, of Trevelyan Place, donated 12 inches of her hair to the Little Princess Trust, after having had long hair for two years.

Her mum, Shirley Anderson, said: “She said that she wanted to get her hair cut and I said why don’t you give it to people who can’t have long hair. We had a look on the internet and found this website and she said she’d like to do it for them. They needed minimum 
seven inches, preferably 12.”

Olive, who goes to The Abbey School, had her hair cut at Mad Hatters Hair in Spencer Street, St Albans, which cuts hair for children up to the age of 11. She watched Alice in Wonderland on DVD during the hair cut and was given a balloon, a sticker and hair clips.

Shirley said: “She says it feels weird because it’s all swinging around her neck.”

More news stories

A St Albans fashion show for The OLLIE Foundation is expecting a sell-out crowd.

17:10

Police are appealing for the public’s help after an 18-year-old man went missing from London Colney.

16:30

St Albans MP Anne Main has described the ‘tide of misery’ she witnessed in Bangladesh during a debate in Parliament on Rohingya Muslims,

Traffic lights are not functioning on the London Colney roundabout.

CountryPhile

Harpenden’s MP has pledged to fight for farming, financial services, and Rothamsted Research as parliament begins debating Brexit.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder
Zoo Watch CountryPhile

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards