Staff at Specsavers in Blaydon are celebrating the store’s first birthday in the town.

The store opened in Blaydon shopping centre last March, creating seven new jobs in the area.

Celebrations were held in-store last week for the team and customers in with some birthday cake to mark the special day.

A word from our store director

Gavin Donnelly, Specsavers Blaydon store director said: ‘I can’t believe that a full year has passed since we first opened our doors within Blaydon shopping centre.

‘We would like to thank all our customers for supporting us as a new business over the last year and we look forward to many more.

‘We are committed to providing the residents of Blaydon with the best eyecare and hearing services around and we have one of the strongest offerings in the area.’

The store offers three test rooms, a dedicated contact lens department, and an in-store Hearing Centre.

Customers can book an appointment by calling 0191 414 7903 or by visiting the store at The Blaydon Shopping Centre.

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