£250k raised for specialist centre

Charity reaches £250,000 in bid to build short break centre for disabled children in west Cumbria

'We don't want any families going through what we went through'

A mother of two disabled teenagers from west Cumbria says a charity which is aiming to build a short break centre for disabled children has raised £250,000 in a year. Dawn Raynor from Moor Row say Give Us A Break are looking at two possible sites for the building which could be built by next year.

Currently the only respite centre for children in west Cumbria is only open part-time and the charity want to build one that's open seven days a week. Dawn told ITV News Lookaround why it's so important the centre is built:

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