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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 »

Lime Square is powered up with new electric car charging points

Lime Square is powered up with new electric car charging points

21 May 2018

The team at Lime Square in Openshaw, east Manchester have introduced new rapid electric charging points at the busy shopping centre. The initiative has been introduced by Dransfield Properties who own and manage the centre - the company is working with InstaVolt to introduce the new electric charging... Read more »

Crowds turn out to welcome The Range to Lime Square

Crowds turn out to welcome The Range to Lime Square

3 Apr 2018

The UK home, leisure and garden retailer, The Range, opened its brand new Openshaw store on Good Friday with hundreds of shoppers queuing up to take advantage of the stores special opening offers. The store is located within the existing Morrisons store in Lime Square, which has recently undergone... Read more »

Easter Eggstravaganza comes to Lime Square

Easter Eggstravaganza comes to Lime Square

23 Mar 2018

The team at Lime Square in Openshaw are gearing up for a fun-filled Easter weekend with lots of activities and entertainment planned. From 11am on Saturday 31st March there will be Easter themed crafts taking place alongside the usual weekly Saturday market and a letter hunt around the Lime Square stores... Read more »

The Range confirms Good Friday opening date for new store in Openshaw

The Range confirms Good Friday opening date for new store in Openshaw

13 Feb 2018

The UK home, leisure and gardens retailer, The Range, is thrilled to announce a confirmed opening date for its new superstore in Openshaw. The store will be located within the existing Morrisons store in Lime Square, which has been undergoing a makeover in preparation for the arrival. The Range plans... Read more »

New look Morrisons store re-opens at Lime Square

New look Morrisons store re-opens at Lime Square

23 Jan 2018

Work has now been completed on Lime Square’s Morrisons store – giving shoppers a better and more compact lay out and a fresh and modern makeover. The store was closed for eight days while the Morrisons fit out team worked round the clock on the brand new look which was unveiled to shoppers on Monday... Read more »

Morrisons to re-furbish Openshaw store

Morrisons to re-furbish Openshaw store

12 Jan 2018

Work is due to start this weekend on improvements to the Morrisons store at Lime Square which will deliver a more compact and better laid out store and create space for a brand new retail unit for The Range. The existing Morrisons store, which opened in Openshaw in 2010, will close for eight days... Read more »

Crowds turn out for Lime Square’s Christmas Lights Switch on Event

Crowds turn out for Lime Square’s Christmas Lights Switch on Event

29 Nov 2017

Large crowds turned out to Lime Square’s Christmas Lights Switch on Event which took place on Saturday 25th November. Visitors enjoyed a Christmas themed market, free face painting and lots of giveaways! There was a special visit from Olaf and ice queen stilt walkers came to hand out sweets to all... Read more »

Festive Event to Light up Lime Square for Christmas!

Festive Event to Light up Lime Square for Christmas!

21 Nov 2017

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. (Nov 25th) The team at Lime Square have planned an afternoon of music and festive fun with the Christmas display being switched... Read more »