A local optician and hearcare specialist has pledged to raise vital funds for Help for Heroes and gift one lucky customer with a state-of-the-art children’s bicycle.

Specsavers in Ripon has been inspired by the arrival of the cycling event that comes to the region this summer and has decided to host a fundraising raffle for Help for Heroes.

Kids bike won

The winner of the fundraising raffle will be announced on 5 July 2014. The incredible prize will be gifted to the lucky winner of the raffle, who will take home the children’s bicycle worth £150 and a helmet from Motor-World Ripon.

Nicola Nisbet, store director at Ripon Specsavers, explains: 'You can’t help but feel excited about the arrival of this summer’s cycling event. I’m sure many people will be motivated to get back in the saddle, which is the perfect opportunity for our team to gift a customer with a high-tech bike, while raising vital funds for Help for Heroes.

Help for Heroes raffle

'We are so thankful to our loyal customers who support not only our store, but our efforts to support various local charities and we hope they will continue this by supporting Help for Heroes with our cycling inspired raffle.'

The Help for Heroes mission is to deliver an enduring national network of support for the wounded and their families. Help for Heroes will inspire and enable those who have made sacrifices on the behalf of the country to achieve their full potential.

To book an eye test at Ripon Specsavers, visit the store on Fishergate, call 01765 694777 or request an appointment with our online form.

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