Barbershop giving freely free haircuts at Edinburgh Napier campus tomorrow – however there is a catch

A really distinctive barbershop expertise is coming to Edinburgh Napier College tomorrow they usually’re giving freely free haircuts – however there is a catch.

The cellular barbershop is a Gamble Conscious campaig that goals to encourage “self-reflection” in younger males on betting and gambling.

Gamble Conscious is the charity tasked with decreasing playing harms within the UK and their so-called “Wager Remorse Barbershop” gives free haircuts to males who will open up about their playing habits

Analysis carried out by the Playing Fee revealed that 1.2million students within the UK gamble, two in three gambled previously month, and one in 4 pupil gamblers guess greater than they will afford. 

The barbershop will on Napier’s campus tomorrow from 11.00am–5pm, and is open to any sports activities bettors keen to talk about their betting habits.


Nick Maclure, one of many resident barbers on the cellular barbershop for Gamble Conscious, stated: “As barbers, we’re used to our clients opening as much as us about private subjects that they wouldn’t sometimes talk about.

“I’m trying ahead to touring the nation and chatting brazenly to fellow sports activities’ followers about their betting behaviour, elevating consciousness about Wager Remorse.

“We will likely be shining a highlight on bets they could instantly remorse, selling conversations between associates, with the ambition of encouraging bettors to scale back increased threat betting in order that their future betting is safer and fewer impulsive.”

The Barbershop may also be visiting Kilmarnock’s Rugby Park on Saturday 14 September for his or her conflict in opposition to Hibernian.

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