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Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2018

Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2018 Saturday the 17th of February was Random Acts of Kindness Day and to celebrate we gave one lucky customer in each of our stores a free pair of shoes! One of our surprised customers was Mr Pearson from Tewkesbury who was absolutely thrilled to receive his free pair of Rieker Zim from Trish at our Cheltenham Store. Meanwhile in Nottingham, Amelia and her mum Lizzie were chosen to receive their new shoes for free. Amelia was in her 2nd Disney princess outfit of the... Read More


In Store This February

In Store This February Find out all the latest news and events that have been happening throughout our stores this month. “Mary Celebrates 30 Years At Middlesbrough” This month, Mary at our Middlesbrough store celebrated 30 years of working at Charles Clinkard! We’d like to thank Mary for all of her hard work over the years and for being such a valued member of the company.   “Birthday Celebrations At Darlington” Lesley at our Darlington store recently celebrated her 60th Birthday, Happy Birthday Lesley! Here she is receiving a Birthday... Read More


Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation Golden Giveaway

Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation Golden Giveaway Last week, a panel of patrons of the Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation gathered at our head offices to decide on the final shortlist for their Golden Giveaway. The Panel included Karen Eve from the Castlegate Shopping Centre, Paul Drake from Sapere Software, David Roebuck and Paul Murphy from Caswells Group, Larah Hunt from Charles Clinkard, Andrew Dewing from Anderson Barrowcliff and Adrienne Stark who is a personal patron along with her husband. The Golden Giveaway runs every year to give a share of £20,000 to... Read More


Our Middlesbrough Store Has Had A Makeover

Middlesbrough Has Never Looked So Good!  The work on our Middlesbrough Store is now complete and we’d love for you to come along and take a look. To celebrate the store’s exciting makeover we’ll also be giving double points with Your Rewards on all purchases made in Middlesbrough until the 24th February 2018. A Walk Through Time… Our Middlesbrough store holds a special place in our hearts as it was the first Charles Clinkard store to be opened back in 1924. Many members of staff at Middlesbrough have been with... Read More


A Healthy Start To 2018

It’s not too late to get 2018 off to a good start. Five simple changes you can make to your daily lifestyle, to be your fittest and healthiest self this New Year. THIS YEAR IS GOING TO BE THE YEAR ALL MY HEALTH AND FITNESS DREAMS COME TRUE Does this thought have you all fired up every January 1st? Armed with your list of resolutions, how often do these remain in your daily routine by December 31st? 2018 is well under way. Have you kept your resolutions so far? If... Read More


Warm Your Day With A Red Pepper Cappuccino

Red Pepper Cappuccino A delicious and warm snack that’s ready to eat in under half an hour? Yes please! Meet the Red Pepper Cappuccino, an excellent choice for those cold winter days when a latte and cookie just don’t quite cut it.   Ingredients:  1/2 an onion, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 4 tbsp milk 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp of olive oil 2 tbsp of chopped parsley salt and black pepper for seasoning Fresh cream   Steps: In a pan, heat the olive oil and gently... Read More


Autism Awareness Training

Autism Awareness Training With Daisy Chain Our store teams have recently completed training with the charity Daisy Chain to help them become Autism Aware while fitting children’s shoes. If you would like to call and make a children’s fitting appointment we are able to accommodate any requests you may have, such as turning off the stores music or dimming the lights. You can find your nearest store here. Our friendly children’s department staff are committed to ensuring that all children feel safe and comfortable while having their shoes fitted and... Read More


In Store This January

In Store This January  Find out all the latest news and events that have been happening throughout our stores this month. “Society Of Shoe Fitters Training Course”  Julie at our Leeds store and Ginny at our York store have both recently completed a training course with the Society Of Shoe Fitters, gaining them a qualification in shoe fitting. The Society Of She Fitters are an organisation who believe in and promote the importance of having shoes fitted correctly. Ill fitting shoes can cause discomfort and even affect foot health making... Read More


The Importance Of A Well Fitting Pair Of Slippers

The Importance Of A Well Fitting Pair Of Slippers Slippers are often viewed as being a safe gift to buy someone when you can’t think of what else to buy them. However, slippers are actually a safe gift in more than one was as a well-fitting pair of slippers can help to prevent falls, especially among the elderly. Becoming more prone to falling happens naturally as we age due to weakening eyesight and balance problems. According to the NHS, about least one in three adults over the age of 65... Read More


In Store 2017

In Store 2017  This year in our stores…  “A Knight’s Trail In Lincoln” To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln and the Charter of the Forrest, 36 painted Knights created a trial across the city during the summer. Local businesses were invited to paint their own mini knight to display in store. Em and the team at Lincoln sent us a photograph of their Knight, complete with shoe themed armour. As he would be living in the store window, the team decided to name their knight Trev in honour... Read More


In Store This December

In Store This December  Find out all the latest news and events that have been happening throughout our stores this month. “Christmas Jumper Day”  On Friday the 15th of December, all of our store teams wore a Christmas Jumper to work to raise money for Save The Children. You can learn more about the work that Save The Children do by visiting their website, here.   “Elf On The Shelf At Warwick”  If you visited our Warwick store this month then you might have noticed their little Elf On The... Read More

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How To Make Your High Heels More Comfortable To Walk In

How To Make Your High Heels More Comfortable To Walk In   A pair of heels can make the perfect addition to a party outfit, but spending a few hours in them can be difficult if you find them uncomfortable. You can always ditch the heels and opt for your favourite pair of flats — there’s no shame in that. But, if you’ve already chosen your outfit and have your heart set on wearing a pair of heels to complement it, don’t worry, because we have plenty of tips that... Read More