Hair-razing time at Tesco

10:15 17 March 2014

John Steer of Tesco in Seaton before having his head shaved for Diabetes UK with  work colleagues. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2560-11-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

John Steer of Tesco in Seaton before having his head shaved for Diabetes UK with work colleagues. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2560-11-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Seaton supermarket worker has his head shaved to raise £639 for Diabetes UK

John Steer of Tesco in Seaton having his head shaved for Diabetes UK with local hairdresser Katie Earley. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2565-11-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24John Steer of Tesco in Seaton having his head shaved for Diabetes UK with local hairdresser Katie Earley. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mha 2565-11-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

A hair-razing experience helped Seaton Tesco worker John Steer boost a medical charity’s finances.

His sponsored head shave, which took place in the Harbour Road store, netted £639 for Diabetes UK – the supermarket’s chosen charity of the year.

Local hairdresser Katie Earley did the clipping and the store’s community champion Rhoda Snell said it had all been a great success.

She added: “We want to say a massive than you to all our customers and staff who supported us. This event was held to celebrate being with Diabetes UK for a year.”

Meanwhile Tesco’s fundraising at the end of February raised a fantastic £2,134 for the “Somerset Flood Appeal”.

“We did this by holding a prize draw, in-store tabletop sale and a ‘name the bear’ competition,” said Rhoda.

“Six people guessed his name correctly – it was Wellington. The winner drawn was Molly Clinch from The Dolphin, in Beer.”

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