Simply The Breast - ladies set to strip off to raise vital funds for Cancer Research

By Adele Forrest | 18/05/2018

Simply The Breast - ladies set to strip off to raise vital funds for Cancer Research
Pictured (from left to right are): back row: Donna Mitchell, Lucy Hulley, Claire Hastie, Joanne Hurst, Jackie Outram, Ninna Dowell, Joanne Keeling, Lisa Wrigley and Zara Campbell; front row: Suzi Gould, Jo Saddington, Jeannie Clarke and Kirsty Watts

A GROUP of friends will be stripping off this weekend and baring all for charity.

Mother-of-two Kirsty Watts (44) has assembled a group of 13 plucky friends to pose for a naked calendar, Simply The Breast, to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

The women, aged 29 to 61, responded to a plea Kirsty put on Facebook in April asking for volunteers to join her for a Calendar Girls-style shoot – which takes place this Sunday in Wickersley.

“We’re all really giddy but nervous,” said Kirsty, who will be covering her modesty when she poses for the June photo as a baker.

“None of us has ever done anything like this before.”

Kirsty, of Rawmarsh, said she HAD wanted to do something different after completing charity runs and the idea haD already proved popular.

“We have ordered 100 calendars to be printed which have sold out already at £10 each,” she said.

“We’ve nearly raised £4,000 all together and people can still sponsor us.”

She added: “We are all motivated by either experiencing what impact this disease causes directly or to one of our loved ones.

“We are just normal everyday kind of gals, all with wrinkles, wobbly and saggy bits – but who cares?

“We are creating and doing something that we will all be immensely proud of and seek help in raising a decent amount of funds to contribute towards the fight of this nastiness that keeps creeping into our lives.”

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