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Noteworthy 40 years of service form Deborah

Post on Tue 16th Apr 2019

A popular dispensing optician who now sees the grandchildren of some of her original customers has celebrated 40 years at our Newquay branch. Deborah McLean was congratulated by colleagues and presented with flowers at Varnals Opticians (Part of the Scrivens group) on East Street and will receive a piano as a gift to recognise her loyal service.


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Let’s hear it for the nation’s favourite voice

Post on Fri 2nd Nov 2018

National treasure, Sir David Attenborough, has topped a Scrivens poll to find the nation’s favourite voice.
The much-loved 92-year-old broadcaster beat Hollywood great Morgan Freeman to claim the top spot. In third place was actor and author Stephen Fry, followed by Dame Judi Dench and former 007, Sean Connery.


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Eyeing up retirement after 35 years at Newquay branch

Post on Mon 15th Jan 2018

A popular and well-respected optometrist was given a surprise send-off when he retired from a Newquay opticians after 35 years.

John McLaughlin from Varnals Opticians on East Street, part of Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care, was presented with a camera and whisky as colleagues paid tribute to his care and dedication to his patients.


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