Ellesmere Port boy's inspirational cancer charity fundraiser

Mayor lends a hand as multi colour Mohawk brings in £375.

Joshua Sadler with Claire from Scissor Sisters

An inspirational Ellesmere Port youngster used the cancer colours to raise funds for charity Macmillan.

The sponsored funky do involved Joshua Sadler, 10.

Ellesmere Port mayor Lynn Clare was on hand when Joshua pitched up at Scissor Sisters hairdressers on Cambridge Road for a Mohawk.

Mayor Lynn Clare, who supports Macmillan, with Joshua Sadler

He came up with the idea himself to raise money for Macmillan after a family member was diagnosed with cancer early this year.

The idea was to completely shave his head leaving the Mohawk to be dyed three colours to represent the cancer ribbons, purple for pancreas cancer, green for leukaemia and lilac for all cancers.

“He’s been a true inspiration,” said proud mum Kay.

“After hearing of special people in his life dealing with cancer he decided of his own initiative to raise money for charity.

“He found the colours of the ribbons himself and thought of the idea himself.

“He wanted Claire at Scissor Sisters who had done his hair since he was a toddler to do it for him.

Joshua Sadler came up with the idea of a headshave for charity

“Scissor sisters gave him fantastic support and the generous customers donated in to a jar Joshua left there. He was overwhelmed by their support.”

She added: “The mayor joined us and she started the cut by shaving the first part of Joshua’s head, her support made his day.

“It makes me burst with pride with what Joshua has done and the support that he had behind him.”

The mayor, who has chosen Macmillan as her charity this year, is said to have showed her admiration for Joshua as she knew the importance of how image and style affects the younger generation

With a collection jar in Scissor Sisters a grand total of £375 was brought in to be handed to the charity.

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