The Wick opticians has raised £75 for the Teenage Cancer Trust through staff donations.

Specsavers in Wick made the donation after the store director’s niece was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Sadly, the 14-year-old passed away last month, two months after her diagnosis.

Huge support

Ian Morris, store director at Specsavers in Wick said: ‘My niece was treated at The Teenage Cancer Trust Unit at The Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.

‘The nurses there took great care of her and were a huge support to our family, therefore it was very important to me to support the charity.

‘I am very grateful for the support of my colleagues who made a donation and we now have a collection tin in store in case any locals would like to make a contribution to this fantastic charity.’

Staff will be manning a stall at Wick Gala, which takes place between 22 and 29 July, offering a host of fun competitions and giveaways to raise further funds for the charity.

Teenage Cancer Trust is dedicated to providing specialist treatment and support to teenagers diagnosed with cancer in the UK.

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