You can help twins walk

The Sutcliffe twins, Katie (left) and Emma.
The Sutcliffe twins, Katie (left) and Emma.
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Lancaster twins Katie and Emma Sutcliffe have a dream.

The 15-year-olds want to be able to walk unaided.

Both Katie and Emma suffer from spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, a condition which means they need wheelchairs to get around.

This week the Lancaster Guardian launches a campaign to help make Katie and Emma’s dreams come true.

The twins need to raise £85,000 to pay for pioneering treatment in America which would help them to walk unaided for the first time.

They would be able to lead normal lives like any other teenagers.

Their mum Caroline, 48, said: “This condition is both physically and emotionally difficult for the girls.

“They are teenagers and simply want to be just that, but sadly their lives are not at all like those of their peers.”