Making an entrance

By <b>Connie Osborne Friday 17 January 2014 Updated: 17/01 09:57

Latest News

Buy photos » Stormtroopers with Sarah Wright, Becky Hampshire and Natasha Campbell. 03014006ncr

FROM a galaxy far, far away, stormtroopers visited Redditch to officially open the new Specsavers store.

As well as the intergalactic stars, four legged friends from Guide Dogs for the Blind also joined staff at the New Walk store which opened on Saturday (January 11).

Redditch Mayor Wanda King also paid a visit to the shop where staff offered sweet treats and face painting for children in return for donations to the guide dogs charity.

This event is part of an ongoing partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind which has already seen Specsavers raise enough money to pay for the breeding and training costs of 25 guide dog pups.

The new store is double the size of the previous shop and has equipment such as a digital retinal camera as well as a dedicated in-store hearing centre.

Share This

Popular »

1 Miracle baby's name inspired by hospital

2 Plaque replaced by Good Samaritan

3 Tributes paid to KCA man

4 Politician gets the cold shoulder

5 Tuck in to tasty tribute to Hench

More news »

NHS facing an obesity epidemic

THE HEALTH service is facing an epidemic of

Free running course to burn calories

A FREE running course is on offer to

Bullet proof Edna turns 100

A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER described as ‘bullet proof’ has celebrated

Superstar singer Jamelia gets driving ban

A SINGER who had a string of hits

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Dream come true for Bromsgrove ballet dancers

THE DANCING dreams of seven young Bromsgrove performers to be ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Samaritans on lookout for more local volunteers

THOUGHTFUL people willing to help others are being sought by ...

Evesham Observer
Drunk man was abusive to police

A DRUNK man swore at police because he was angered ...