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Recycle old eyewear with us

Posted on January 1st, 2020

Its the start of the new year and many good new years resolutions are being set across the county. If one of your aims this year is to live a more simple, uncluttered life… we can help. Thinking of that drawer with your old eyewear – you know the one. It could also be ‘that
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Dior – Designer of Dreams

Posted on June 19th, 2019

In May we were treated to an after hours tour of ‘Dior, Designer of Dreams’ at the V&A museum in London. We have worked with Dior and our friends at Safilo Eyewear for a number of years – this treat was a perfect way to celebrate our love for the Dior brand and our long
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Iconic luxury brand Celine arrives in Knutsford

Posted on June 1st, 2019

Celine was created in 1945 and was one of the original Luxury fashion brands. Born and based in Paris, Celine was originally a luxury children’s shoe brand that expanded to the iconic fashion brand we see today. We have looked at Celine eyewear over the years and admired the sunglasses collection from afar. It’s never
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Vision care for the homeless community

Posted on January 1st, 2019

Its still incredibly sad to think that some people within the Cheshire/Manchester area face the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. To not have a home, to not have a roof above your head and a safe space to call your own is unimaginable for most of us.  That is why we were
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RHS flower display (again!)

Posted on August 9th, 2016

We just had some lovely news. We came third place in the business awards for the RHS display we did for Tatton! We already came second with a distinction from the RHS judges and it was lovely to be recognised by the local competition too!

RHS 2016

Posted on August 5th, 2016

Well, July only means one thing in Knutsford…. The RHS arrives in beautiful Tatton Park and along with it an array of amazing floral works of art from Knutsford home owners, businesses and the community in general. The RHS judges head into town to view what the local retailers and business have done and have
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Recycle your specs

Posted on August 5th, 2016

Along with our charity work within the local communities of Knutsford and Wilmslow, our patients have helped recycle a vast amount of specs over the 26 years we have been here! Every patient is actively encouraged to recycle old specs to help fundraise for Vision Aid Overseas, an amazing charity that helps gives the gift
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Fording the River Lily

Posted on August 5th, 2016

Clare & Illingworth has always been very actively involved in the promotion of both Knutsford and Wilmslow and we sponsor, fundraise and promote our towns with a passion. You’ll often hear Richard talking to local people about the history of Knutsford and all the colourful goings on from the past that he has learnt about
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