Specsavers in Clacton-on-Sea was proud to sponsor an award at the Local Hero Awards earlier this month.

The annual event, which is hosted by North Essex radio station Dream 100, was held at the Play Golf centre in Colchester.

Lee Holcombe, who has worked as the store director 21-years, and Stuart Moir, also the store director at the Clacton-on-Sea opticians, attended the glamorous awards ceremony.

Child of Courage

The opticians supported the Child of Courage award – which is given to any young person under the age of 18 who has shown amazing courage in the face of trauma or adversity and has come through it with a positive outlook.

The Child of Courage award was given to a Maisy Kidd-Munnery, who Lee and Stuart had the pleasure of meeting.


Stuart, store director at Clacton-on-Sea, said: ‘We were very proud to sponsor the Child of Courage award, and Lee and I were inspired by Maisy and her brave story.

‘It was a wonderful evening which I found truly moving and we hope to sponsor this inspirational event again next year.’

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