A HANDYMAN from Little Clacton will be raising cash for a cancer charity by having his ponytail chopped.

Mark Gentry will lose his 15 inch ponytail to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

It will take place during a charity fundraiser at the Blacksmiths Arms, The Street, Little Clacton, at 7.30pm on Saturday.

The event will include live music from Jason Marks.