• Options For Reducing Those Foggy Spectacles


    Ah, a wintery Covid-19 pandemic. It’s a recipe for disaster as far as spectacle wearers are concerned. Cue foggy spectacles. If the thought of your…

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


    With Covid-19 taking precedence, I’m concerned that we are losing sight of our biggest global challenge: the climate crisis. It’s so important to remember to…

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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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  • Keeping You Safe: There’s More To It Than Meets The Eye


    As I stated in my very first ‘Blog’ of 25th March: ‘The Meltdown Stops: Tactics Begin’. We are well over that stage. We are ready…

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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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  • This is sooooooooooooooooooo Important. Our Ethical Commitment to our patients


    We have been in lockdown now for two months. We feel pretty slick hot at the new normal. BUT… Does everybody in the community understand…

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  • Keeping Fit and Motivated during Lockdown


    On the 1st of April I Whatsapp’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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