Reepham hair stylist is a Norfolk Day hero

A hair stylist based in Reepham has made the inaugural list of Norfolk Day Heroes compiled by the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Research Park.

Leslie Tooley at work in Reepham Hair Studio (picture taken before Covid-19 guidelines). Photo: John Tym

Leslie Tooley (pictured) has served Reepham as a hairdresser for more than 30 years and has helped raise over £7,000 for charities with the Tooley family’s Christmas lights display in the town. He is the proprietor of Reepham Hair Studio on Townsend Corner.
Mr Tooley has also been involved with the second Reepham scout group since 1964, from which hundreds of local children have benefitted.
Debbie Williams has also been nominated for her services to children living around Bawdeswell, including the introduction of a bike scheme.
The fifty men and women on the list are honoured as people who go above and beyond to help communities across the county. See the full list HERE
Each will receive a special Norfolk Day Heroes plaque with their name inscribed on it.
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