Wetherby Opticians focus on charity event in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

A very pleasing sight on the high street in Wetherby is the newly refurbished Frances Liddle Eyecare , located on Westgate just opposite the Library.

(Frances Liddle and Wetherby Lion President, John Boulton, outside the new premises on Westgate)

The popular optician, formerly known as Mackenzie Shaw, was one of the first in Wetherby when it opened in 1977. In 2008 Fran Liddle, mother of twins Alexander and Barnaby, took over, and the practice has gone from strength to strength thanks to its excellent staff, professional attitude and friendly approach. “At this very exciting time in our development, I am particularly pleased to be supporting Wetherby Lions and such a worthy cause as the Yorkshire Air Ambulance,” says Fran.

(Whilst Wetherby Lions President, John Boulton (seated) and Wetherby Lion, Ken Campbell, test their eyesight, the Frances Liddle (seated) and two of her team, Charlotte Teasdale (left, standing) and Sue Leedham study the Beer Festival details)

One of its first visitors was Wetherby Lion, Ken Campbell, who came to thank the practice for becoming a sponsor of the Wetherby Beer Festival in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

To take advantage of this opportunity to support Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Wetherby District Lions, please contact Ken on 0795 2462065 to purchase one of three 'Sponsorship Packages'.

The Festival takes place at St James Church Rooms, Church Street, Wetherby, on Friday September 14 (6-10 pm) and Saturday September 15 (12-8 pm) featuring a great selection of local craft beers and ciders. Saturday additionally features a 'Prosecco Bar', food, entertainment and a special area for children’s activities so bring along your families and friends. Bring this voucher <click here> to obtain a £1.00 off the day entrance price.

If you would like to help your community we would love to hear from you so please contact us by telephoning 0845 833 9529, completing the contact form on our website or sending an email to secretary.wetherbylions@gmail.com. Likewise if you need help in any way with a local project, please get in touch.

We look forward to your continued support.

Nigel Keenlyside

Wetherby Lions

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