Scarlett heading west for vital op

A brave young girl who needs urgent treatment to save her eyesight will tomorrow fly to America to start potentially life-changing therapy. Scarlett McCraken, her mum and her grandmother are flying to Oklahoma to meet the doctors tasked with stopping her going blind. It follows a month of intensive fund-raising in order to pay for the trio to stay in the States while the 10-year-old undergoes proton beam therapy.

Blackpool Gazette