Mother hopes to raise £275k for her son's cancer treatment in America

Five-year-old Charlie Gibson-Woolley and his mother Sharon Photo: ITV Granada

A mother from St Annes is hoping a huge fund-raising push will help cure her son of cancer.

Five-year-old Charlie Gibson-Woolley was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, aged three, before he developed Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of children's cancer two years later.

The condition offers just a 30 per cent chance of survival.

His family are trying to raise £275,000 to send Charlie to America, where he could have potentially life-saving treatment.

He's been in hospital for the past three months and had 80 days of chemotherapy.

To donate, please visit Charlie's fund-raising website.