Forth Valley Social Enterprises CIC and fellow organisers of the Stirling Highland Games recently marked another successful event with the support of a local opticians.

Specsavers Stirling is one of the proud sponsors of the event, which took place on Saturday 18 August at the Stirling Games Field. Store director Susanne Akil attended to present the winner of this year’s Specsavers Cup for caber tossing.

Jamie Gunn took home the first place trophy while Craig Sinclair, who featured in a quirky Specsavers advert on STV back in 2015, was named runner-up.

It is the fifth year in a row that Specsavers Stirling has sponsored the event, which showcases the best of traditional Scottish sports, dancing, music, food and drink.

Alongside the packed entertainment schedule, visitors could also browse an array of stalls at the events traders’ village.

An honour to support

Susanne Akil, store director of Specsavers in Stirling said: ‘The Games is one of Stirling’s signature annual events and a great family day out for thousands of people from across the whole of Scotland and overseas.

‘It was an honour to support the event again this year and to present Jamie with the Specsavers Cup for his caber tossing performance.’

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