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Valli Opticians MD appointed as vice chairman for visual impairment charity

Posted on 18th November 2019 in News

Photo: Moin Valli with David Quarmby (chairman of KVIN) and Reggie the guide dog. The managing director of Valli Opticians has been appointed as the vice chairman of a visual impairment charity in Kirklees. Moin Valli, founder of Valli Opticians, has assumed the role at Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN). KVIN is a user-led organisation […]

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Seeing Red – Valli Opticians finds 1 in 5 children have undiagnosed sight problem

Posted on 11th November 2019 in News

Valli Opticians is reiterating its call for children to have regular eye tests after finding one in five children has an undiagnosed vision problem which, if left untreated, could severely affect their learning and development. As part of its ‘Seeing Red’ campaign, which calls for children to have regular eye examinations, optometrist and managing director, […]

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Valli Rally raises £6000 for visually impaired in Kirklees

Posted on 7th October 2019 in News

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Valli Rally has raised £6,000 for a Yorkshire visual impairment charity. More than 100 people took part in the event on Saturday walking seven miles between ours Meltham, Honley and Almondbury branches in Huddersfield. The event raised funds in support of Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN), a […]

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Valli Rally 2019: Meet Martin

Posted on 30th September 2019 in News

This year’s Valli Rally, a seven miles charity walk in Huddersfield, is raising funds for the Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN). It takes place on Saturday October 5 and we wanted to take the chance to introduce you to some of the people that will be helped through this year’s event. Let us introduce you […]

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Valli Opticians expands team with 15 new appointments

Posted on 17th September 2019 in News

The independent Valli Opticians Group has boosted its team with the appointment of 15 new members of staff. The company, which was founded by husband and wife team Moin and Rachel Valli in Huddersfield in 2005, has made the appointments as part of its ambitious growth plans. Moin, Managing Director, said: “As a company we […]

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Valli Rally returns to raise funds for visually impaired in Kirklees

Posted on 6th September 2019 in News

We are delighted to announce the Valli Rally 2019, a seven-mile sponsored walk between three of our branches in Huddersfield to raise funds for Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN). Valli Opticians, run by husband and wife team Moin and Rachel Valli, has organised the walk to start at its branch in Meltham before calling at […]

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Hebden Bridge businesses join forces to raise over £2500 for Calderdale cancer charity

Posted on 15th July 2019 in News

All eyes were on Hebden Bridge businesses Valli Opticians and Dragonfly Boutique for their third charity fashion show which raised £2655 for Macmillan Cancer Support in Calderdale. Following the huge success of the two previous events, the venue was changed to Hebden Bridge Town Hall to accommodate the rise in demand for tickets. The show […]

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Top tips to protect your eyes from hay fever

Posted on 29th May 2019 in News

It’s here again! The time of year that around 13 million people in the UK dread – hay fever season. Itchy eyes, frequently sneezing and a runny or blocked nose are common symptoms of this allergic reaction to pollen. In fact, you can have an allergic reaction to around 30 types of pollen including: Tree […]

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What is blepharitis?

Posted on 13th May 2019 in News

by Nazmeen Ahmed BSc Hons, Director and Optometrist, AJ Spurrett Opticians (part of the Valli Group of Opticians) What is Blepharitis I hear you ask? Blepharitis is an inflammation of your eyelid margins. It is a chronic (long-term/persistent) condition. This means that once you’ve had it, it can come back even after it has cleared […]

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Valli Opticians joins forces with local businesses to raise over £3000 for charity

Posted on 13th May 2019 in News

All eyes were on Hebden Bridge businesses Valli Opticians and Dragonfly boutique for their third charity fashion show in aid of Macmillan Yorkshire. Following the huge success of the two previous events, the venue was changed to Hebden Bridge Town Hall to accommodate the rise in demand for tickets. Rachel Valli, Director and co-owner of […]

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