A DALRY man raised a cool two grand for charity after having his long beard shaved off.

Garage worker Barry Devine decided to raise funds for Scottish Autism by braving the shave, after growing it out for around six years.

Barry, pictured before and after, has been raising £2,000, with donations coming in from friends family colleagues at KVN in Irvine and their customers.

He said: “Autism affects many families including my own and I want to donate to the Scottish Autism society to help them in the work they do.”

KVN Vehicle Solutions said: “Thank you all for your support and attendance for a great