So Here It Is, Merry Christmas!

Welcome to this festive edition of The Church Street Chronicle, and the final one for this year (hurray! I hear you shout!) At the time of writing, we are just a week away from the latest national restrictions being lifted on the 2nd December, and the government has announced its “12 rules for Christmas”. Essentially,…

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The Eyes Have It

Eye makeup has been taking a larger proportion of prestige cosmetics sales during and after lockdown, according to retail analysts NPD. With lips now often hidden behind face masks or coverings, makeup sales in that area are taking a lesser share of the spending. “As consumers are required to wear a face mask or covering…

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no fog lens wipes

What The World’s Been Waiting For

There’s a problem that’s been “mistyfying” some of the greatest minds on the planet in recent months. A global phenomenon, which has caused huge amounts of debate and discussion, from the White House to the Kremlin, from Beijing to Berlin, London to New York. Whether it’s in private homes or business premises, shops or restaurants,…

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Welcome Back!

At the beginning of lockdown I sent out an email quoting Charles Darwin: “It’s not the strongest of the species who survives, nor the most intelligent who survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Doesn’t the start of all of this seem like a long time ago? And yet, here we…

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COVID-19

COVID19 update – 27th July 2020

We’re delighted to be back seeing clients in the practice again for sight-tests and Eyewear Styling Consultations. To see what we’re doing differently watch this short video here. You can arrange your appointment online by clicking this link. Or you can call the team on 01858462996 or email hello@clarkeandroskrow.co.uk Best wishes Anthony and the C&R Team. P.S: There has never…

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Cummings & Goings

As I type the copy for this latest edition of the Chronicle the furore around the PM’s Chief Advisor Dominic Cummings continues. His 60-mile round trip to Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, to test his eyesight (allegedly affected as a result of succumbing to COVID19) has left me scratching my head in bewilderment for several reasons.…

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We’re Back!

We now have two members of the C&R team at your service in the practice, including yours truly. Following guidance from NHS England, the Association of Optometrists, and Boris, we are now able to safely offer you essential and/or urgent eyecare and eyewear services. This means that from 8th June I’ll be available for clients who feel…

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Not Long To Wait Now

Not Long To Wait Now

Whilst ‘no’, ‘sorry’, and ‘can’t’ are the norm for typical customer service everywhere, I challenge the team at Clarke & Roskrow to always say ‘YES’ and use their brains and passion and determination to find solutions for our clients. And they’re very good at it. So, while there is lots of confusing guidance from the government and media, you can rest…

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