East Lothian Courier: Prestonpans musician donates his talents to help fight Rett Syndrome


A GUITARIST from Prestonpans has shared his musical skills with others to help fund research into a rare genetic disorder which has affected his niece.

Colin Gordon, 51, donated a six-week one-to-one Skype rock and roll guitar course to raise cash at an annual silent auction for Reverse Rett, a charity dedicated to changing the lives of all those with Rett Syndrome.

His musical gesture added £200 to a total of £170,000 raised by the event and the charity’s Big Give, which will enable it to continue to fund research into the post-natal neurological disorder.

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