• The New Aaron Mobile


    You can quote me on this: ‘I haven’t been excited by a car for 25 years’. (No offence to the outgoing Berlingo which I loved…

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  • NWT – Aarons: Gold Corporate Member


    As many know I am an avid environmentalist; my first degree, before Optometry, was ‘Australian Environmental Science’. While a long-term financial supporter of many international…

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  • Keep Recycling please even with a locked door policy during COVID-19


    Another full box of contact lenses and blister packs ready to go to TerraCycle: an innovative recycling company, a global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle materials….

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  • An Ashington Star


    While not a follower of football, I do love connections with the past. For the vibrant history of Ashington, Jackie Charlton is one of those…

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  • The ‘Non-Furloughed 4’ signing off!


    The ‘Non-Furloughed 4’ (N-F 4), in alphabetical order, Andrea, Dawn, Laura and Peter remained at the helm throughout lockdown. A Medical Optometry practice closing would…

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  • The cycling challenge continues through lockdown: but watch this space as we prepare to open!


    The challenge continues. We are also gearing for the end of lockdown. Loads being achieved and much more on that soon. But for the moment………………………..

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  • Keeping Fit and Motivated during Lockdown


    On the 1st of April I Whatsap’d my chum Glen in Australia and discussed the challenge of cycling everyday in April – not easy when…

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  • #EarthDay. Heroes: 7th Ashington Brownies.


    Rarely am I overawed meeting anybody but I was when I met the Brownies of 7th Ashington (St Andrew’s) Brownie Unit. When troop leader, Pauline…

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  • Possible delays in contact lens deliveries due to overwhelmed postal service. Please share.

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  • For anyone, from any business, on Furlough Leave


    We have heard some people suggesting they may get a part time job, perhaps in a supermarket, while on ‘Furlough Leave’ from  their normal work….

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