The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association

Type: Organization
Name: The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Trainee guide dogs take to the sky

Image credit: The Guide Dogs for the Blind AssociationFirst flight completed for new furry passengers.Two trainee guide dogs took their first steps to becoming expert leaders at 35,000 feet when they flew from Manchester to London with their handlers ... [Published MRCVS.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dog Attack on Guide, Assistance Dogs Can Put Owner in Prison, Under New Law

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association recently estimated that on average, 10 guide dogs are attacked every month in the UK. So it began to campaign several years ago for stiffer penalties in the hope that will result in owners taking more responsibility ... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor spends morning blindfolded for charity

IT WAS a sight to see for many – but not for the mayor of Fareham.Councillor Susan Bayford volunteered to be blindfolded and led around Fareham town centre by a guide dog.She was led from the Civic Offices in Civic Way through the shopping centre – where ... [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Dog attacks campaign success

Frank Salt, a guide dog user from Castleton, has welcomed the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill finally receiving Royal Assent, which means a dog attack on an assistance [guide] dog could now lead to the owner being punished with up to three ... [Published Rochdale Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

No parking on Wirral pavements

THE Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is seeking to ban vehicles from parking on pavements.I can only hope they’re as successful in this campaign as they were with the attacks on assistance dogs campaign last year.Why should anyone, no matter who they ... [Published Wirral Globe - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Children raise £6,000 for dogs charity

A primary school has hit their year’s charity target after just two of the three academic terms.Stormont Girls School, in The Causeway, Potters Bar, has reached the £6,000 mark for The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, their charity of the year.The ... [Published Times Series - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Thanks for guide dog donations and support

On behalf of the Peterborough Fund Raising Branch of The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association I would like to thank Tesco, Werrington, for allowing us to hold a collection on March 21.A total of £370.83 was collected and our grateful thanks go to all ... [Published Peterborough Evening Telegraph - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Endon Brownies and Rainbows raise cash fro the Guide Dogs for the...

Members of an all-girl organisation have been raising cash for a guide dog charity.Endon Rainbows and Brownies have raised a total of £300 for the national charity of Guide Dogs for the Blind.The Rainbows raised the money by taking part in a sponsored ... [Published Leek News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

5 Happy Headlines that Will Make You Believe in Humanity [LIST]

Image from ShutterstockReading or watching the news can be a difficult task, and before turning on the computer or TV, one has to prepare for a barrage of difficult and not-so-uplifting stories from around the world. While depressing headlines are all ... [Published Goodnet - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Blind Couple Weds Thanks to Doggone Introduction

11:52am(Photo Credit: The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association)A visually impaired couple expressed an unusual “thank you” at their wedding, acknowledging their guide dogs for introducing them to each other two years ago.Mark Gaffey, 51, and Claire Johnson, ... [Published ABC News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Win an educational course: terms and conditions

Prize draw terms and conditions: Guide Dogs 1. This prize draw is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over, except employees of Telegraph Media Group Limited and The Guide Dogs for the Blind ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Struck blind at 23 Steven must navigate life’s barriers to regain his independence

Steven has been struck blind at just 23-years-old. He is determined to overcome this tragedy and believes that in his unique situation he may one day be able to guide others. But the barriers his body has imposed on him have been heightened by what he ... [Published London 24 - Mar 10 2014]

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"The Rainbows and Brownies will be receiving regular 'pup-dates' with photographs and information about the training that their sponsored puppy will receive."
The University is sad to announce the death of Elsie Robinson ( "Robbie') who died on Friday 13 December after a short illness. Elsie was the Vice-principal of Coventry College of Education from 1965 until its merger with the University of Warwick in 1978 when she became the Appointments Tutor for the InstituteInstitute of Education. She was also Warden of Westwood at the University."

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Trainee guide dogs take to the sky [Published MRCVS.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Dog Attack on Guide, Assistance Dogs Can Put Ow... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 14 2014]
Mayor spends morning blindfolded for charity [Published Portsmouth Today - Apr 11 2014]
Dog attacks campaign success [Published Rochdale Online - Apr 10 2014]
No parking on Wirral pavements [Published Wirral Globe - Apr 09 2014]
Children raise £6,000 for dogs charity [Published Times Series - Apr 09 2014]
Letter: Thanks for guide dog donations and support [Published Peterborough Evening Telegraph - Apr 02 2014]
Endon Brownies and Rainbows raise cash fro the ... [Published Leek News - Apr 01 2014]
5 Happy Headlines that Will Make You Believe in... [Published Goodnet - Mar 28 2014]
Blind Couple Weds Thanks to Doggone Introduction [Published ABC News - Mar 27 2014]
Win an educational course: terms and conditions [Published Telegraph - Mar 19 2014]
In Memoriam: Elsie Robinson [Published The University of Warwick - Mar 12 2014]
Struck blind at 23 Steven must navigate life’s ... [Published London 24 - Mar 10 2014]
Pavement dangers for blind and partially sighte... [Published Reading Post - Oct 10 2013]
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