Thirty years ago a new business opened in Exmouth, dedicated to eye health.

Today Specsavers on Exeter Road is a well-known name in the town not just for eyecare and glasses but also hearing services.

The business employs 19 members of staff and they were one of the first Specsavers stores to be recognised for their staff development when they were awarded Platinum Employer status.

Anniversary celebrations

To celebrate the landmark anniversary, staff members wore 80s themed hats and decorated the store with banners and balloons. Customers were treated to goody bags and birthday cake, and in the evening staff enjoyed a celebration 80s themed fancy dress party. 

Store director, Ria Heskins said: ‘On behalf of my optical partner Tracey Dunn and I, we are very proud to lead the talented team in Exmouth and be a part of such a wonderful supportive community. We look forward to the next 30 years.’

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