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Specsavers will be seeing eye to eye with Comic Relief

THURROCK eyecare experts are championing support for Red Nose Day in the Borough with baking and a make your face funny for money selfie drive.

Specsavers stores in Grays and intu Lakeside Shopping Centre will be playing host to community fundraising initiatives in store in the lead up to Red Nose Day on 13 March.

Niki Kaur, store director at Specsavers in Grays, says: ‘We’re calling on residents to really get behind this year’s Red Nose Day appeal. That’s why we’ve been working hard to create something special in the stores.’

Jay Visrolia, store director at Specsaves in intu Lakeside adds: ‘From a selfie drive at intu Lakeside to a family fun day in Grays, there’s something for everyone. So come down and get involved in the festivities, have fun and do something to help those in need.’

Specsavers in Grays will be hosting a celebration day on Friday 6 March, featuring games and an in-store bake sale to raise money for the Red Nose Day appeal.

Specsavers in intu Lakeside will be hosting a funny face selfie drive on Saturday 7 March, when one lucky participant who takes a funny face selfie will win a pair of designer specs worth up to £125. The store will also be collection donations for the appeal.

Visitors to Specsavers in Grays and intu Lakeside can also get into the spirit of Red Nose Day and make their faces funny for money with Specsavers’ official Red Nose Day glasses, in sizes large and small, for just £3, with £1 donated to Comic Relief.

Specsavers stores in Thurrock have joined Specsavers stores nationwide to support Comic Relief to help poor and vulnerable people living tough lives both here in the UK and across Africa.

Whether it’s at home, work or school, the public are being encouraged to make their faces funny for money this Red Nose Day, which takes place on Friday 13 March.

Visit the Grays store at 3 The Mall, Grays Shopping Centre, Grays, Essex, RM17 6QF, call 01375 389 740 or call Visit the intu Lakeside store at Unit 82, Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock, Essex, RM20 2ZP, call 01708 689 865 or visit


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