Accreditations & Awards

Society of Shoe Fitters

Lisa is a qualified shoe fitter after completing a course from the Society of Shoe Fitters.

The Society of Shoe Fitters was founded in 1959 and it is a non-profit organisation. Membership is for the individual and is open only to those who are qualified. The Society assists members of the public who have problems related to shoe fitting, foot care and shoe buying. They also train people who work within the shoe industry how to fit shoes correctly. They also compile information leaflets about foot health and footwear, copies of which we have in the shop. The society is made up of shoe fitters, chiropodists, podiatrists and other individuals who have a connection with the shoe industry.

Children's Foot Health Register

As a member of the Children’s Foot Health Register, we are listed as a children’s footwear retailer that is trained to fit shoes to a high standard and recognise and advise action for any children foot health concerns.

Visit Ramsbottom

We are members of the Ramsbottom Business Group. The Ramsbottom Business Group plans and organises events in Ramsbottom such as the Chocolate Festival, Pie Festival, Cake Festival and the Christmas Markets. This brings lots of visitors to the town and keeps Ramsbottom an attractive place to visit.

Student Shoe Fitter of the Year

On Sunday 21st February 2016, at The Footwear Awards 2016 at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham, after being nominated by my tutor Mrs Maureen Unsworth, I was named as the winner of the Student Shoe Fitter of the Year 2015 for the UK. I was presented with the Fisher George Memorial Trophy by Professor Wesley Vernon OBE, the President of the Society of Shoe Fitters and Mrs Laura West, the Secretary of the Society of Shoe Fitters.

The award is for ‘This outstanding student who was adjudged eligible and duly qualified to be awarded the ‘Student of the Year’ Fisher George Memorial Trophy for their hard work and dedication’.

“I am so pleased and proud to be awarded Student of the Year as I worked really hard on my coursework and enjoyed it very much.”

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