'It's been such a success': Glasgow charity gives free back-to-school haircuts

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'It's been such a success': Glasgow charity gives free back-to-school haircuts
'It's been such a success': Glasgow charity gives free back-to-school haircuts

A Glasgow-based charity offered free back-to-school haircuts.

As reported by the Glasgow Times previously, The Halliday Foundation said it was providing the services to help struggling families amid the cost-of-living crisis.

Kids were invited to Barrowfield Community Centre and Helenslea Community Hall for their fresh trim.

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Chris Halliday, 32, director of operations, said 46 children had their hair cut on Monday with dozens expected throughout Tuesday.

He said: “I’m well chuffed.

“I went home [on Monday night] and I was absolutely buzzing. I couldn’t get to sleep. It’s been such a success.”

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Chris added that the Dalmarnock charity also handed out gas and electricity vouchers.

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Hairdressers Robin Murray, 30, from Yoker, and Nathanial Buckley, 28, from Drumchapel, were both happy to help out at the event.

Robin said: “It feels great to give back to the community and be part of it. It’s a passion.”

Nathanial added: “It feels very good to give back. It’s a great feeling.”