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More than £1,000 raised after Jim Wells' close shave

By Noel McAdam

Published 05/08/2015

Charity stunt: Jim Wells
Charity stunt: Jim Wells

Jim Wells' decision to shave his head has raised more than eyebrows.

The former Health Minister has also raised more than £1,000 for the Stroke Association in just over a week.

And the Kojak-style politician, complete with lollipop, is not licked yet.

"There is still time to donate to the work of this great charity," the DUP MLA said.

His wife Grace is recovering from a debilitating double stroke, which has meant she will never walk again.

She has suffered two strokes and was diagnosed with Platypnea Orthodoexia Syndrome - a condition that is so rare there are only 50 cases reported worldwide each year.

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