THE team at Specsavers in Galashiels has been celebrating the store’s 15th birthday.

The Douglas Bridge opticians was decorated with balloons and banners to mark the occasion,.

And customers joined in the celebrations by picking up a slice of birthday cake.

Store director Stuart Forrester told us: "It was great to celebrate our 15th birthday with the store team and everyone who visited us on our special day.

"We want to thank our customers for their loyalty and support across the years – we were so pleased to see so many locals that have been with us since our opening day and we welcome new customers regularly.

"The store is very much a part of the local community and we take great pride in that.

"We look forward to the next 15 years."