Press Releases

Eye cancer charity accepts £105,000 boost from Vision Express fundraising drive

Feb 25, 2014 10:20 GMT Vision Express Vision Express has staged a special presentation celebrating the fundraising efforts of its team and customers, who have helped raise £105,000 during the past 12 months for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT).

New vision for Penrith opticians as Vision Express opens its doors

Feb 25, 2014 10:11 GMT Vision Express Eye cancer family officially unveil Vision Express store on Cornmarket. Vision Express has officially opened its new local store on Cornmarket, marking the occasion with a special visit from a Penrith family affected by a rare form of eye cancer.

Rochdale Pilots First Ever Breathlessness Campaign

Feb 24, 2014 14:28 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Getting out of breath doing everyday activities, such as walking upstairs or getting dressed is the focus of a new health campaign by Public Health England which is being supported by Rochdale Borough Council and Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group.

Feb 22, 2014 09:56 GMT Vision Express TV star parents Jamie Darling and Kaye Wragg tell of ordeal after an eye test at Vision Express identifies daughter’s plum-sized brain tumour.

Eye cancer teen officially re-opens Vision Express Redditch

Jan 08, 2014 11:00 GMT Vision Express A teenage survivor of a rare type of eye cancer was welcomed at Vision Express Redditch on Saturday 4th January - to officially re-open the store following a major refurbishment. 13-year-old William Randall, from Bromsgrove, lost an eye to an eye cancer called retinoblastoma when he was a baby.

New accessible temporary home for people with Spinal Cord Injury in Chatham

Dec 19, 2013 08:45 GMT Aspire Aspire, a leading charity supporting people paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be launching a new Aspire house in Chatham in partnership with Southern Housing Group, one of southern England's largest housing associations, owning and managing 26,000 homes for more than 66,000 residents, on Friday 10th January 2013 at 2.00pm.

First Aid award for long-serving lollipop lady

Dec 18, 2013 14:16 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A Rochdale Borough Council lollipop lady who has helped three generations of schoolchildren to safely cross the area’s roads has been honoured by St John Ambulance for her 20 years dedicated first aid support.

Oct 29, 2013 15:37 GMT Aspire Active mother of two, Joanne Rayment recently qualified as a fitness instructor through the multi-award winning InstructAbility Programme. Joanne is one of many newly qualified disabled fitness instructors who are proving that disability is no barrier to a career in the fitness industry.

Disabled fitness instructors show their skills to Harrow Mayor

Oct 28, 2013 10:34 GMT Aspire The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nana Asante, visited Aspire National Training Centre (ANTC) on Friday to learn more about inclusive fitness and the award winning InstructAbility programme.

NHS leaders can learn from top athletes, says Roger Black

Oct 28, 2013 10:00 GMT Finegreen Associates