The Beast from the East has caused chaos across the country throughout March however it did not stop the Durham store.

Team members at Specsavers Durham were out sweeping North Road to ensure customers could still attend their appointments in store.

Team work

Store director Dermot Thompson and optical assistant Gavin Renwick took it upon themselves to clear the pavement on the high street for not only Specsavers customers but locals going to other nearby businesses.

Dermot Thompson, ophthalmic optician at Specsavers Durham, said: ‘This weather has been a real nightmare but we wanted to ensure our customers could still visit us despite the snow.

‘It just shows that team work is essential, we were able to clear some of North Road to make it safer for everyone. Let’s just hope that’s the snow gone for this year.’

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