St Ives Specsavers donates more than 200 pairs of glasses

06:00 20 February 2014

The specs donated by the St Ives branch of Specsavers.

The specs donated by the St Ives branch of Specsavers.

Archant

An opticians will donate more than 200 pairs of unwanted and old glasses to help save the sight of people in developing countries.

Specsavers St Ives runs a glasses recycling scheme in partnership with Vision Aid Overseas.

Donated specs will be recycled and the proceeds made from selling the reusable material will be used to support the charity’s work.

Director of the Foundry Walk store, Sandip Patel, said: “Through donating glasses for Vision Aid Overseas we can help the charity in its mission to help save the sight of those less fortunate then ourselves.”

0 comments

More news stories

16:00
Holly Greenhow in the F+F advert.

A nine-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has been chosen to feature in Tesco’s latest series of adverts.

12:00
St Helen's deputy head Emma Smith and executive head Judith Branch celebrate a good Ofted with pupils.

St Helen’s Primary School in Bluntisham is celebrating after its improvement in standards was acknowledged by Ofsted.

09:05
A fallen tree at Huntingdon Railway Station. Picture: HELEN DRAKE

This tree shows some of the damage caused after high winds hit Huntingdonshire.

Yesterday, 09:11
Police are investigating after a fatal crash near Godmanchester.

Police are re-appealing for witnesses of a crash near Godmanchester in which a man died.

”Calendar"/

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition today E-edition