The Kirkintilloch opticians has raised more than £480 in aid of several charities in the past year.

Staff at the store held fundraising events in support of Hearing Dogs, Blind Veterans UK and Poppy Scotland.

During the Blind Veterans UK fundraiser, the store donated £1 for every eye test conducted and also held a minute’s silence to remember British soldiers who have died in conflicts all over the world.

Staff organised a bake sale to boost the total offering a selection of delicious cakes, and customers had the chance to enter a competition to win a fabulous hamper.

Vital causes

Neil Drain, store director at Specsavers in Kirkintilloch, says: ‘Our staff organised several superb fundraising events for very important charities that support people all over the UK. ‘We’d like to thank our customers for supporting our events.’

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