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Kind-hearted sisters lose their locks to help sick children, and raise more than £1,600 into the bargain

PUBLISHED: 17:19 11 July 2019 | UPDATED: 17:19 11 July 2019

Sisters Pollyanna and Amelia Williams, who have donated more than two feet of their hair and raised more than £1,600 for the children's charity the Little Princess Trust
Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Sisters Pollyanna and Amelia Williams, who have donated more than two feet of their hair and raised more than £1,600 for the children's charity the Little Princess Trust Picture: KAREN BETHELL

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When North Walsham sisters Amelia and Pollyanna Williams heard about a charity making wigs for children who have lost their hair, they decided they wanted to help.

Six-year-old Pollyanna Williams (left) and and her sister Amelia, 8, with their proud parents Matthew and Amanda. The girls have donated more than two feet of their hair and raised more than £1,600 for the children's charity the Little Princess Trust
Picture: KAREN BETHELLSix-year-old Pollyanna Williams (left) and and her sister Amelia, 8, with their proud parents Matthew and Amanda. The girls have donated more than two feet of their hair and raised more than £1,600 for the children's charity the Little Princess Trust Picture: KAREN BETHELL

And now, two years later, Amelia, 8, and Pollyanna, 6, have not only sent off more than two feet of their own hair to the Little Princess Trust, they have also raised more than £1,600.

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The cash will pay for almost five wigs to be made by the charity, which helps children being treated for cancer and other illnesses leading to hair loss.

Amelia and Pollyanna's parents Matthew and Amanda, who run a digger hire company, thanked all those who supported the girls, both of whom are pupils at Worstead Primary School.

"We are incredibly proud of Amelia and Pollyanna," Mrs Williams said. "Your hair is a big part of who you are and it felt very emotional when they had it cut off, but knowing there are possibly five children who are going to benefit, it's just an amazing thing for them to do."

To support Amelia and Pollyanna, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/amanda-williams60

To find out more about the Little Princess Trust, visit www.littleprincesses.org.uk

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