Bartrams Mobility Centre shoe and slipper event proves to be a good fit

PUBLISHED: 12:02 15 April 2016 | UPDATED: 12:02 15 April 2016

A Bartrams visitor having a professional footwear fitting service with Andrew Railton (Senior Partner at Sandpiper Shoes).

A Bartrams visitor having a professional footwear fitting service with Andrew Railton (Senior Partner at Sandpiper Shoes).

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There was a real buzz of activity at Bartrams Ely Mobility Centre this week as it held an open Spring/Summer shoe & slipper event, in association with Sandpiper Shoes.

From Left to Right: Trevor Shephard (Senior Account Executive at Sandpiper Shoes) assisting a Bartrams visitor.From Left to Right: Trevor Shephard (Senior Account Executive at Sandpiper Shoes) assisting a Bartrams visitor.

The store, based at Lancaster Way Business Park, welcomed a wide mix of both regular and new visitors. Everyone attending was able to enjoy complimentary tea and cake, alongside a free professional footwear fitting assessment service, provided by Sandpiper’s Senior Partner Andrew Railton.

There was also free entry into a raffle to win a gift voucher, as well as a charity luck dip to aid Bartrams fundraising initiatives for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

Naomi Sherwood, Bartrams Mobility Centre Manager, said: “Extra wide and problematic feet can be so difficult to find corrective and supportive footwear for, particularly with the elderly in mind.

“It was a pleasure to have Mr. Railton on hand to pass on his expert knowledge during the assessments. We are keen to develop these assessment services in the future, with a view to branching out similar events to local care homes and other mobility related organisations.”

Some visitors enjoying complimentary tea and cake.Some visitors enjoying complimentary tea and cake.

For more information, contact Naomi Sherwood on 01353 653 753.

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