A Gloucestershire woman has been chosen out of hundreds of people across central England as a regional finalist for Specsavers’ Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition.

Susie Freeman from Tibberton could win £10,000 and a luxury holiday in the Bahamas if she wins, as well as a chance to mingle with the stars at the 20th annual Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards.  

Susie was invited to visit her local Specsavers store in Cheltenham to receive a bottle of champagne, a certificate and a £150 glasses voucher.

‘I got a flyer through the door and mentioned it to my son who sent my photograph off to Specsavers,’ said Susie. ‘I never dreamed I would be a regional finalist! It’s so exciting to think I could be in with a chance of winning such a fantastic holiday. My son has already said he wants to come with me!’

Melanie Brackstone, store director, said, ‘It’s great news that one of our customers has reached the regional finals. I wish Susie the best of luck and who knows, she may be jetting off to the Bahamas very soon!’

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