The annual Cheltenham charity race day, held in Kilmarnock in aid of Ayrshire Cancer Support, has received backing from Specsavers in the town.

The fundraiser, taking place on Thursday 15 March in The Clansman, John Finnie St, will include a raffle to which Specsavers has donated a prize.

The local opticians has offered a pair of designer glasses with ultraclear lenses to help drum up funds for the charity.

A word from our store director

Myra Smith, store director at Specsavers Kilmarnock, said: ‘This event has taken place for almost 20 years and is always a great success.

‘All money raised on the night helps towards transportation, counselling and support groups all within the local community. We’re proud to show our support and wish the organisers all the best on the night.’

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