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In the community

It’s important for everyone to look after their eyes. People aren’t always sure why or how, which is why our founder Moin Valli is happy to give educational talks to groups in the local community.

All talks are tailored to suit the audience. Moin has engaged with all age groups from the children at Honley Infants School to the Young At Heart (over 60s) group at Huddersfield Christian Fellowship.

To book or find out more about a talk for your school, community or business group contact your friendly local opticians today.

New Glasses Are Music to Concert Organist’s Ears – and Eyes!

Posted on 20th April 2016 in In the Community, News

Presbyopia is an age related condition which affects our ability to focus at closer working distances. It is caused by loss of elasticity of the eye’s crystalline lens and usually occurs in middle and old age. It is a condition which in today’s modern world causes problems for many office workers, but it has been […]

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J J Bennetts Opticians – Maghull

Posted on 5th April 2016 in In the Community, News

Maghull lies on the Leeds-Liverpool canal south of Ormskirk and is home to J J Bennetts Opticians. As  a new member of the Valli family  J J Bennetts Opticians has built a solid reputation with continued dedication to professional standards and outstanding customer service. The Valli Group acquired J J Bennetts Opticians in November with […]

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A new member of the family – AJ Spurrett Opticians Blackburn

Posted on 21st March 2016 in In the Community, News

Valli’s acquisition of A H Merton group in November 2015 effectively doubled the number of practices in the group.  With the newest members of the team now settling down into the Valli family, we would like to make a start on introducing some of them. AJ Spurrett Opticians, Blackburn has provided the town and the […]

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Valli Opticians, Fairtrade fortnight, Dementia UK, and Vision aid.

Posted on 14th March 2016 in In the Community, News

As a member of the  Holme Valley Fair Trade Group, Valli Group supported Fairtrade fortnight, 29 February – 13 March 2016.  At Valli Group we believe that all producers should receive a fair price for their product.  It is for this reason that we make a point of offering all of our clients a Fairtrade […]

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An eye for detail

Posted on 8th March 2016 in In the Community, News

Valli Opticians Wakefield are the focus of a new magazine article. The team at our Wakefield practice are delighted with their new Rodenstock Impressionist unit which allows them to take 3D visual dispensing measurements with pinpoint accuracy. The unit records both frame and facial measurements to ensure your spectacles provide optimum performance and a perfect […]

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Time for a cuppa?

Posted on 29th February 2016 in In the Community, News

Dementia UK “Time for a Cuppa” week is running from 1st to 8th March and we at Valli Group and AH Merton Group are doing our bit. The Valli Opticians Group regularly highlight the importance of eye care for people with the condition. Dementia patients are often unable to tell anyone they have a problem […]

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Kamal’s total passes £65,000

Posted on 18th February 2016 in In the Community, News

Following a diagnosis of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Valli Optometrist Kamal Aftab bravely pledged to raise £50,000 for the national blood cancer charity, Bloodwise. Kamal set up a JustGiving page called Kamal’s Hospital Marathon, and aimed to raise much needed funds for the then Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research (LLR), now known as Bloodwise. Sadly Kamal lost […]

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Eye tests for the homeless

Posted on 1st February 2016 in In the Community, News

HOMELESS and disadvantaged people often miss out on basic health care and find themselves in an ever decreasing downward spiral but a Stockport optician is breaking that circle organising free eye tests and donating spectacles. Christine Wrenn, executive director of A H Mertons part of The Valli Group and a supporter of The Wellspring, Stockport’s only 365 day […]

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Look who’s talking – Valli Opticians talks to Adelle Mitchell from Wakefield

Posted on 25th January 2016 in In the Community, News

Following on from their successes at the Valli Staff Awards in Elland last month we have interviewed our winners. Here we would like to introduce Adelle Mitchell, winner of the Employee of the Year Award. Adelle is the resident optometrist at Valli Opticians in Outwood, Wakefield Valli                  […]

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Valli Opticians talks to Hull’s resident optometrist Catherine Adamson

Posted on 22nd January 2016 in In the Community, News

Here’s a little Q&A with Hull’s  resident optometrist Catherine Adamson. Valli:              Catherine what does your role at Valli consist of? Catherine:  “All aspects of eyecare including eye exams, contact lenses, advice on prevention and treatment of a variety of eye condition. I also work outside the clinic providing eye care […]

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