SW pioneers as Independent Opticians set up local forum

The Association for Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians (AIO) held the first of a series of local meetings for Independent optical professionals in Bath.

Both members and non-members of AIO gathered together at Restaurant Martini to establish a local forum for Independent practitioners to discuss the issues that are foremost in their minds. The group found that there was...

Iconic Opticians to open in Plymouth

An empty shop in Plymouth city centre is to get a new lease of life as an independent optician – the first to open in the city centre for more than 30 years.

The premises in Cornwall Street, which used to be a St Luke’s Hospice shop, has been vacant for over a year.

The shop is being taken over by a family-run business, Iconic Opticians, which is hoping to contribute to the...