Letter: The 'old' Eyres was excellent and that shouldn't be forgotten following closure

After everything written about Eyres, I feel I must point out that it was purchased at least two years ago from the owner, who was of the Eyres' family.

By Tracy Smith
Thursday, 28th July 2022, 4:40 pm

The new owner brought along quite a few of her own staff, and Eyres' regular staff, who had been with the company for quite a few years, gradually, over a short period, left.

Consequently, things changed and I feel were 'not quite what they were'.

I worked for Eyres for 40 years, and I feel it's very unjust that the company that was, is taking so much flak for a new company that purchased the name as well as the shop, and, in my view, didn't give anywhere near the good service and reliability the original Eyres was renowned for.

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