Look after your vision after “Low Vision Month”

February 28, 2020

“Low Vision Month” is a time to look after your vision As a provider of prescription eyewear to clients worldwide, we at Allegro Optical like to keep abreast of eye health protocols internationally. This way we can provide the very best care, and up to date advice when required.  Some of our blog readers may, […]

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Flipping Heck Pancake Day is here

February 25, 2020

Pancake day will soon be here – Xanthe looks at what it’s all about Pancake day is upon us, bringing with it the first day of lent and it got me thinking. Isn’t it weird that we have a day devoted to stuffing our faces with pancakes? Then the very next day we give something […]

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Making music both sides of the Pennines

February 24, 2020

A weekend of Music Making It’s been a busy weekend, with members of the Allegro Optical team making music. They have been taking part in events in both Blackpool and Huddersfield.   Sunday was a big day in the Brass band calendar and our team has been hard at work. Clinical Support Technician James Brooks […]

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Celebrating Great British Design

February 21, 2020

MD Stephen Tighe explains why we love Great British Design When we set up Allegro Optical Ltd, we had three simple initial tenants or goals for the business:- Customer Service First, last and always Professional Staff with great skills and experience Support Great “British” Design and Build as much as possible A couple of years […]

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Look after your eyes and treat them to the best 

February 19, 2020

Today we talk about how to look after your eyes Did you know that in America February is Low Vision Awareness Month? In the UK many of us make sure we have regular eye examinations, but how many of us think about our long term eye health?  It is so easy to overlook your eyes […]

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What does a Conductor actually do?

February 17, 2020

A Conductor actually does a lot more than wave a stick, says Stephen Tighe Over the years the number of times I’ve been asked “What does a Conductor actually do.”? Usually, by non-musicians it is always quite surprising. The elements of the Music Director/Conductors job are many and sometimes complex. As conductors, we are the […]

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This Valentine’s Day we only have eyes for you

February 14, 2020

Love is the air; Valentine’s Day is here! A day where we exchange flowers, chocolates, and gifts between our loved ones it hasn’t always been all about love. We believe that Valentine’s Day is named after a saint, but it has links to a barbaric ancient Roman ritual. However, it was the Victorian era that […]

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Now Bart has perfect clarity when playing his clarinet

February 10, 2020

Bart Naughton is a very busy man, as a Clarinettist, music is a huge part of his life. He plays for the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra of Square Chapel in Halifax. Bart also teaches clarinet and piano, but he had been struggling to focus on his music on the music stand for some […]

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Hear hear, don’t avoid talking about hearing loss

February 7, 2020

The silent taboo “Grandad had a hearing loss, but it was never mentioned” — a taboo subject, even within families. Many people avoid talking about hearing loss, but it is a significant problem and not one that should be suffered in silence.   Here are some amazing facts about hearing loss Did you know;  466 […]

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