Thurrock eyecare experts broke the £600 fundraising mark for this year’s Red Nose Day appeal. The team from Specsavers in the Intu Lakeside Shopping Centre raised £671.36 for this year’s appeal through the sale of their Red Nose Day novelty specs and an in-store selfie drive.

A word from the store director

Jay Visrolia, store director at Lakeside, said: ‘Thank you to everyone who donated to Red Nose Day. Thanks to your support, these vital funds will go towards creating a brighter future for people in need at home and across Africa.’

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