A brave teenager is now sporting ‘a Britney’ after shaving her head for charity.

Carla Sayer has raised at least £300 for Cancer Research UK in honour of her grandfather Phillip Sayer, 80, who has been ill with cancer for six months.

Yesterday, excited friends gathered outside Mack’s Barber Shop in Braintree to watch as the 16-year-old of Goodchild Way, Great Yeldham, nervously underwent her head shave.

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