Specsavers charity bid for blind

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Staff at Belper’s Specsavers shop have staged a series of fundraising events to raise £1,000 for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

The King Streetstore held a raffle with prizes donated from, Fresh Basil, Cafe Nonos, Hall of frames, Frearsons, Sundial, Zhivago Jewellery in Matlock and Specsavers.

During a weekend of activities they also organised a pass the parcel for the kids, guess how many sweets are in the tube and guess the name of the puppy with prizes to be won. And staff took on a 10 mile walk across the Chevin into Duffield and back to further boost the total.

Pictured: Paddy the dog, Paul Smith (Guide dog owner) Hannah Fildes (Optical Advisor) Lisa Smith, Paul Martin, Jo Martin (Guide god puppy trainer). Front: Guide dog Norman, Betsy and Maisie the guide dog puppy. Photo: Caroline Bridges.