Cumbria Crack: Cumbrian businesses rally behind Rett Syndrome charity ball

More than twenty Cumbrian businesses are throwing their support behind a special charity event taking place later this month, to raise awareness of Rett Syndrome – a neurological condition which affects previously healthy girls between their first and second birthdays.

The Lakeland Motor Museum’s Operations Manager Chris Lowe’s daughter Molly has the condition, which has robbed her of the ability to speak or use her hands as well as presenting other challenges. Molly speaks using an eye gaze computer and attends Grange Primary School where she is helped by many friends.

Molly enjoys horse riding with Riding for the Disabled and also loves cake and ice-cream, which resulted in her meeting 17 year old Emma Walmsley, of the recently opened ‘Emma’s Café’ on Grange promenade.

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