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Plans underway for the 2019 Openshaw Festival

Plans underway for the 2019 Openshaw Festival

9 May 2019

The team at Lime Square are busy working on their plans for the fifth annual Openshaw Festival which us due to take place in September. The event will be held on Saturday September 7th from 11am – 5pm and will be located at the busy east Manchester shopping centre which is just off Ashton Old Road... Read more »

Lime Square welcomes home, health and beauty chain Savers

Lime Square welcomes home, health and beauty chain Savers

3 May 2019

Savers Health and Beauty opened its doors to the company’s brand-new store at Lime Square in east Manchester today. The discount chain has opened in a 3,347 sq. ft. unit at the centre trading alongside retailers including Card Factory, Greggs and Poundland at the busy shopping centre which is anchored... Read more »

Kenzo eyewear at Specsavers Lime Square for a limited time only

Kenzo eyewear at Specsavers Lime Square for a limited time only

26 Apr 2019

Parisien design powerhouse Kenzo is bringing its brand of luxury street-chic to Specsavers Lime Square, with an exclusive glasses collection for a limited time only. For 12 weeks from Wednesday 8 May, stylish glasses wearers will be able to choose prescription glasses and sunglasses that reflect... Read more »

Easter Extravaganza is a hit with families at Lime Square

Easter Extravaganza is a hit with families at Lime Square

24 Apr 2019

The team at Lime Square hosted the centre’s annual Easter event on Saturday attracting hundreds of visitors in the fantastic weekend sunshine. The special Easter event ran from 12 pm – 3 pm with lots of activities and games for people of all ages to get involved with. The event featured Hook a Duck,... Read more »

SAVERS TO OPEN IN MAY AT LIME SQUARE

SAVERS TO OPEN IN MAY AT LIME SQUARE

17 Apr 2019

The popular health, home and beauty chain Savers opens its new east Manchester store at Lime Square next month. The new 3,347 sq. ft. store will open on Friday May 3rd creating 11 new jobs in the area, with 3 Sales Assistant positions still available – the roles can be applied for via browsing the Savers... Read more »

Easter Eggstravaganza at Lime Square next weekend

Easter Eggstravaganza at Lime Square next weekend

12 Apr 2019

The team at Lime Square are gearing up for their annual Easter event on Saturday 20th April. From 12-3pm there will be lots of activities to enjoy including free face painting, a letter hunt around the stores and Easter themed craft. There will also be fantastic live entertainment and yummy chocolate... Read more »

 Fun community event comes to Lime Square this weekend

Fun community event comes to Lime Square this weekend

2 Apr 2019

An exciting community event is coming to Lime Square this weekend on Saturday 6th April. Active Communities Network will be hosting lots of fun activities for all ages from 11am-2pm. There will be lots of health and fitness activities taking place including an inflatable slide, a boxing ring, a basketball... Read more »

Savers plans for spring opening at Lime Square

Savers plans for spring opening at Lime Square

27 Mar 2019

The popular health, home and beauty chain Savers is opening a brand new store at Openshaw’s Lime Square shopping centre this spring. The new 3,347 sq. ft. store will be located in the former Matressman unit at Lime Square which is now being subdivided to create two new retail units at the busy east... Read more »

Feeling down? opticians in Lime Square reveal the health reason why you shouldn’t hold back the tears

Feeling down? opticians in Lime Square reveal the health reason why you shouldn’t hold back the tears

15 Jan 2019

Monday 21 January, also known as Blue Monday is officially the most depressing day of the year - the dark days and cold temperatures are enough to make anyone feel down. But rather than keep your feelings bottled up, Specsavers at Lime Square is urging local people not to hold back their tears on... Read more »

Festive Event lights up Openshaw

Festive Event lights up Openshaw

27 Nov 2018

Visitors in their hundred’s gathered at Lime Square to enjoy a full day of festivities at the centre’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On which took place on Saturday 24th November. Along with a Christmas themed market, visitors enjoyed live entertainment throughout the afternoon from the main stage... Read more »

Lime Square prepares to light up for Christmas

Lime Square prepares to light up for Christmas

22 Nov 2018

Lime Square shopping centre in Openshaw, East Manchester is preparing for Christmas this weekend with the centre’s festive Lights Switch On event due to take place on Saturday afternoon (November 24th). The team at Lime Square have planned an afternoon of music and festive fun with the Christmas display... Read more »

Lime Square prepares for Halloween with annual spook-tacular

Lime Square prepares for Halloween with annual spook-tacular

23 Oct 2018

The team at Lime Square are celebrating all things spooky this Saturday (October 27th) at the centre’s annual Halloween event. The popular event will run from 12pm through to 3pm on Saturday with a fantastic line up of family events and activities planned throughout the afternoon. A special pumpkin... Read more »

Lime Square opticians’ praised for commitment to staff wellbeing

Lime Square opticians’ praised for commitment to staff wellbeing

10 Oct 2018

The opticians at Lime Square has been awarded for its outstanding dedication to its employees store and its ongoing work in inspiring the next generation of optometrists and audiologists. Specsavers was presented with the company’s Platinum Employer accreditation, recognising both the eye care and... Read more »

Crowds turn out for annual Openshaw Festival

Crowds turn out for annual Openshaw Festival

25 Sep 2018

The crowds turned out at the weekend as east Manchester celebrated the fourth annual Openshaw Festival. Lime Square hosted the annual event with a fantastic line up of local talent as well as a packed programme of fun activities and games for all the family to enjoy. The event was hosted alongside... Read more »

New look for Costa Coffee at Lime Square

New look for Costa Coffee at Lime Square

25 Sep 2018

The outdoor seating area at Costa Coffee at Lime Square has been given a new look for autumn creating a stunning new area for customers. The coffee shop opened three years ago at the east Manchester shopping centre and it’s outdoor seating area has now been given a major revamp with stunning new... Read more »

 Lime Square’s Gym re-open for business after refurbishment

Lime Square’s Gym re-open for business after refurbishment

10 Sep 2018

The Gym at Lime Square, Openshaw has now re-opened for business after a major refurbishment. The £160,000 makeover has completely transformed The Gym and includes the introduction of some new state of the art equipment and a fresh, new look interior. The Gym was closed for just over a week while the... Read more »

 Lime Square by the Sea returns this Saturday

Lime Square by the Sea returns this Saturday

20 Aug 2018

The team at Lime Square are preparing to celebrate summer in style by bringing the seaside to Openshaw. Lime Square by the Sea is set to be a family fun packed day with lots of seaside favourites to enjoy including donkey rides, fairground rides, a giant sandpit and free face painting. The Lime Square... Read more »

 Swing back to the 1960’s this weekend at Lime Square

Swing back to the 1960’s this weekend at Lime Square

13 Aug 2018

The team Lime Square are gearing up to host a special event this Saturday (18th August) to celebrate the Swinging Sixties! There are lots of fun activities planned including giant games from the 1960’s and children’s fairground rides! There will also be a special history display where you can take... Read more »

 Specsavers raises awareness of children’s eye health at St Clements summer fayre

Specsavers raises awareness of children’s eye health at St Clements summer fayre

8 Aug 2018

Children at an Openshaw primary school turned the focus on a Lime Square opticians during their summer fayre as they held a special Q&A session on eye health. Pupils aged 5-11, at St Clements C of E Primary School met with Specsavers opticians Sarah McKenzie and Rachel Presswood, a former pupil... Read more »

Plans unveiled for 2018 Openshaw Festival

Plans unveiled for 2018 Openshaw Festival

26 Jul 2018

East Manchester is preparing for the fourth annual Openshaw Festival at Lime Square in east Manchester with this year’s event due to take place on Saturday 22nd September. The team at Lime Square are working closely with other organisations such as Greater Manchester Higher, Manchester City Council,... Read more »

Openshaw spectacles wearer eyes up £500 cash prize

Openshaw spectacles wearer eyes up £500 cash prize

9 Jul 2018

A local Office Furniture Sales Executive has won £500 in a prize draw after completing a nationwide customer service questionnaire. Jane Renshaw, a customer at Specsavers in Openshaw, submitted a short customer feedback questionnaire following a visit to the store on Lime Square, and was entered into... Read more »

Salvation Army store wins top charity award

Salvation Army store wins top charity award

27 Jun 2018

The team at the Salvation Army’s store at Lime Square in Openshaw have won a national charity retail award. The Salvation Army has won the Charity Retail Awards 2018 for Community and Social Impact at a special awards event held in Nottingham on Monday. Store Manager Hannah Mistry said “Winning the... Read more »

Specsavers Openshaw hosts school workshop to put focus on eye health careers

Specsavers Openshaw hosts school workshop to put focus on eye health careers

26 Jun 2018

To encourage budding young opticians to pursue a career in eye health, Specsavers in Openshaw has hosted a careers workshop at St Hilda’s CE High School in Liverpool. On Monday, 4 June, pupils aged 15 to 16 taking their GCSE examinations, were invited to attend the workshop to learn more about the... Read more »