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16 hours ago

Our New Opera frame range has arrived.They may cost more than a tenor but we think it is well worth singing their praises!

1 month ago
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We have been serving the Calderdale community since 1932, but that doesn’t mean we are stuck in the past. We keep up to date, investing in the latest equipment like our recently acquired OCT ... See more

1 month ago

Independent practices are rated higher by consumers than multiples, according to a survey of over 6000 people carried out by consumer advice company, ... See more

1 month ago
“Brass banding is a way of life”

Ever wondered what our optometrists do their spare time?

Music runs in the family for West Yorkshire optometrist David Armitage

2 months ago
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Sowerby Bridge Christmas window display. Looking very festive! Big thank you to our talented window dresser Kath.

3 months ago

Our New Police styles are now on the scene and are well worth investigating!

3 months ago

If your spectacle frames are showing signs of wear take a look at our brand new range PULL & BEAR! available now and if you are aged under 19 we offer 30% off the full price of these and all ... See more

3 months ago
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Our on site optical lab, at our Sowerby Bridge branch, enables us to assemble your spectacles speedily. We carry a stock of single vision scratch resistant and anti reflection coated plastic lenses ... See more

3 months ago
Age-related macular degeneration - AMD

What is Age-related Macula Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK, affecting over 600,000 people.
AMD affects central vision - it may ... See more

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for people over the age of 50 in the western world

4 months ago
Halloween - Look After Your Eyes

The countdown to Halloween has begun which means it's time to start thinking about costumes again!

If you’re considering wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie ... See more

Halloween If you’re thinking about wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie or vampire outfit – think again. You may be putting your eyes at risk by using lenses ... See more

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David Armitage achieves 25 years with Whitakers Opticians

25 year presentation

Jonathan Whitaker presents David Armitage with a gift for 25 years service. 





Whitakers Opticians sponsor the kit for Greetland Goldstars Under 16s

Greetland play in the first division of the Huddersfield Junior Football League.

Greetland Goldstars









Jonathan Whitaker & Richard Barker complete Tour de France Stage 1 for Charity

Jonathan and Richard completed the 120 miles of Stage 1 of the Tour de France taking in the climbs of Buttertubs, Cray & Grinton in under 8 hours and raised over £300 for the charity Optometry Giving Sight. Many thanks to all those who donated.






Ripponden Brownies look into Opticians

Girls from 1st Ripponden Brownies had a fun packed trip to Whitakers Opticians as part of the sight awareness section of their Disability Awareness badge. The girls, aged seven to ten years, enjoyed learning about eye examinations, including having the inside of their eyes photographed, working on the reception desk, dispensing frames and learning about how lenses are fitted to a pair of glasses in the onsite workshop.