A local opticians in Leighton Buzzard has celebrated its tenth birthday with a day of fun and entertainment for everyone.

Entertaining activities

On Saturday 20 September, Specsavers, located at 18 Waterborne Walk, put on a spread of delicious treats and entertaining activities for locals and customers who were urged to join in the festivities.

Granny Turismo

Staff joined the birthday fun by laying on cheese, wine and other treats for customers and local residents while the wacky crowd pleasers Granny Turismo, the first and only shopping trolley dance crew, entertained the public with their energetic performances and party music. The store also held a raffle competition with some amazing prizes up for grabs for visitors. All proceeds will be donated towards supporting Freddie, a local boy who suffers from cerebral palsy.

Designer glasses

The winner of the raffle will be awarded with a designer glasses voucher worth £120 while the second placed entrant will win themselves a delicious meal for two at the Methi Indian worth £30. The third placed runner up will win a £20 voucher for a haircut at local hair salon ‘Touch of Class’. The store have raised an amazing £240 through the raffle ticket sales, all of which will be used to provide two year old Freddie with practical support, mobility aids and any necessary equipment.

Proud moment

Ekta Kotecha, store director of Leighton Buzzard Specsavers says: ‘It was a very proud moment for our store to be celebrating its tenth birthday alongside the customers who have made it possible.

Unrivalled optical care

‘We have been providing the residents of this area with unrivalled optical care for a decade and I really hope we can continue for many more! I want to thank everyone who came to celebrate with us and more importantly, everyone that supported little Freddie.’

Fundraising initiatives

Following its tenth anniversary the store will be undertaking a series of fundraising initiatives over the coming months to continue to help local causes.

Eye examination

To book an eye examination at Specsavers Leighton Buzzard, please visit the store at 18 Waterborne Walk, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1DH, call 01525 219 030480.


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