Rainbows are now easy to see

Galashiels Rainbows, with their new high visibility vests donated by Specsavers opticians.
Galashiels Rainbows, with their new high visibility vests donated by Specsavers opticians.

A Galashiels opticians has donated more than 80 high visibility vests to three local children’s groups – the Rainbows, Cubs and Beavers.

Store director at Specsavers in Galashiels, Stuart Forrester, said: ‘We’re very pleased to have been able to supply the local clubs with vests. Despite the better weather starting and the mornings and nights getting brighter, it is still extremely important for youngsters to stand out.

The vests will be used by all the clubs when doing outdoor activities and going on trips.

Rainbow group leader Ellen Halliday said: ‘We are over the moon at the donation of high vis vests.

“It’s a privilege to work with such a fantastic company who pride themselves on community work. Thank you so much to Specsavers for helping keep our girls safe’.