THE manager of a residential care home in Winsford has raised almost £2,000 for charity.

Cath Burns who runs Overdene House on John Street braved the shave on Wednesday at a Mad Hatter's coffee morning.

Winsford Guardian:

Cath Burns, manager of Overdene House on John Street in Winsford braved the shave for the second time

"The day went really well and everyone had fun," said Cath, who has worked at the home for two years.

"I do lots of charity work. I can't run anymore so I thought I'd shave my head again.

"I've done it because we are all affected by cancer at some time or other.

Winsford Guardian:

Cath Burns wants to thank everyone for their generous donations after she raised almost £2,000 at the charity event

A buffet lunch was available for a small charge and cakes and sweets were on sale.

The event raised £1,950.

Winsford Guardian:

Cath Burns snuggles her dog Nelson who comes to work with her every day as she braves the shave

"£1,550 will go to Macmillan Cancer Care and £400 to a comfort fund for residents. People are still being very generous popping in and handing me money so the total is rising.

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"Thank you to all who attended and for all your support. People have been really generous and came in wit fabulous hats!"