It was an angelic team from Specsavers Rushden that joined in with the Christmas light switch on in the town, arranged by store assistant manager Kirstie Cowell.

Staff all dressed as angels for the event while supporting local charity SERVE which helps the elderly with everyday things including shopping, meals and travel to and from appointments.

A word from the dispensing assistant 

‘It was great to join in with the festive celebrations while supporting a local cause that does such great work,’ commented Sandra Perkins, dispensing assistant. ‘Alongside a stall complete with goody bags, we also ran a raffle for people to guess the name of the bear which was manned all day by Amy Brown, instore trainer and her partner Tom Coles. The store staff all helped out throughout the day, raising more than £500 in total.

‘The angel costumes were also certainly well received, and we like to think our halos were shining a little.’

SERVE has been supporting independence in East Northamptonshire and further afield since the 1980s. Its mission is to ensure that everyone who wishes to remain in their own home, irrespective of their age or disability, is enabled to do so.

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