Cakes and songs were in as staff from a Newquay opticians raised money for World Moyamoya Day.


On 6 May, the Newquay store sold cakes and hosted singers from the charity SENSE Cornwall to raise vital funds to support those affected by Moyamoya.


Graham Dunn, store director, said: ‘We love doing our part for the community here in Newquay and we are thrilled to support local charity ‘SENSE’. Moyamoya is a disorder that we hadn’t heard about before and so we want to do all we can to raise awareness.

‘We would like to thank staff and customers for helping us to raise funds for the cause. We had a great day with the singers and the cakes certainly went down well!’

The condition

The condition leads to irreversible blockage of the main blood vessels to the brain as they enter into the skull. It is a disease that tends to affect children and adults in the third to fourth decades of life.

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