The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association

Type: Organization
Name: The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Guide Dogs Association launches salary sacrifice cars

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association has launched a salary sacrifice car scheme for 1,200 eligible employees.The UK-wide charity has signed a four-year contract with Leasedrive, which will supply its Mycar scheme to the organisation.As a registered ... [Published Employee Benefits.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Guide Dogs Appoints RAPP To Brand Work

LONDONRAPP wins combined media and creative brand accountGuide Dogs has appointed RAPP to handle the combined media and creative accounts for its integrated brand campaign.RAPP will handle all brand activity for the UK charity, which provides independence ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

See, hear: Microsoft is developing a wearable device to help blind people

Rumors that Microsoft has been working on a smartwatch fitness band have been doing the rounds for some time, but it seems that its plans for wearable devices extend even further than this. The company has been working on developing a 'smart headband' ... [Published Neowin.net - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Zara’s business goes to the dogs

Online doggy treats business – Happy Hound Box - has set tails wagging across the country following its launch at Crufts 2014.Set up by Zara Moustapha, who was frustrated and uninspired by her career in finance, the business provides dog lovers with a ... [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Puppy walkers needed

Carol and Lindley have benefitted from the money raised by volunteers.Samantha Pope, News EditorMonday, July 14, 20148:00 AMGUIDE dogs can transform the lives of blind and partially sighted people giving them confidence and independence.To send a link ... [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Guide Dog Training in Leamington Spa

Kate visited the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Training Centre in Warwickshire and was led blindfolded through the obstacle course with the aid of Otis and trainer ClaireThursday, November 18, 20108:59 AMWiltshire magazine is proud to announce ... [Published Wiltshire Magazine - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Families swarm to Feltham and Bedfont carnival

Annual summer fete remains popular at a smaller venue after the event was banished from Blenheim Park two years ago - but organisers still looking for a permanent home to host the carnivalDownpours didn't stop the community from coming out to have some ... [Published GetWestLondon - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

07:30 Puppy walkers urgently needed

A local guide dog association is calling on people in Eastwood and Kimberley to become volunteer puppy walkers and help them prepare puppies for lives as guide dogs.The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association are in urgent need of volunteers to come forward, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Officers take part in 'blind walk'

TWO police officers will be taking part in a 'simulated blind walk' in order to gain a better understanding of some of the issues facing the visually impaired in Peterborough.Detective Sergeant Adam Fraser and Detective Constable Claire Lethbridge from ... [Published Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rapp wins Guide Dogs for the Blind brand camnpaign

Guide Dogs for the Blind has appointed Rapp to handle the combined media and creative accounts for its new integrated brand campaign.Rapp now controls all the creative and media brand activity for the UK charity which aids people who are blind or partially ... [Published The Drum - Jun 18 2014]

Quotes

Samantha Nolan, chief client officer of RAPP, said: "Guide Dogs have had a phenomenally successful 2013 and we are excited about taking them to the next level when it comes to building awareness and broader understanding of what they do as an organisation. The opportunity to bring together fundraising and brand to deliver seamless and impactful media and creative solutions is hugely exciting for us."
Guide Dogs chief executive, Richard Leaman, praised Microsoft's efforts in its development work on the device: "This project hits right at the heart of the daily challenges blind people face in our urban landscape" he said
"Longer term, the plan is for Happy Hound Box to be the consumer’s first choice when subscribing for their dog’s monthly treats.  Anything is possible if you have the belief, patience and determination to succeed – and a Ready for Business advisor like Bill.“"
Marie Robinson, vice chair of the Feltham and Bedfont carnival committee, who recently got married at the church, said: "We would like to thank the community for their support while we try to find a new home for the carnival and thank Bethany Church for providing a temporary home at present."

More Content

All (13) | News (13) | Reports (0) | Blogs (0) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Guide Dogs Association launches salary sacrific... [Published Employee Benefits.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Guide Dogs Appoints RAPP To Brand Work [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 18 2014]
Guide Dogs Appoints RAPP to Brand Work [Published Scottrade - Jul 18 2014]
See, hear: Microsoft is developing a wearable d... [Published Neowin.net - Jul 14 2014]
Microsoft pilots a smart 'Alice Band' used by t... [Published Hexus - Jul 14 2014]
Zara’s business goes to the dogs [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
Puppy walkers needed [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Jul 14 2014]
Cramlington woman leaves finance career to laun... [Published B Daily - Jul 14 2014]
Guide Dog Training in Leamington Spa [Published Wiltshire Magazine - Jul 12 2014]
Families swarm to Feltham and Bedfont carnival [Published GetWestLondon - Jun 30 2014]
07:30 Puppy walkers urgently needed [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 29 2014]
Officers take part in 'blind walk' [Published Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Jun 19 2014]
Rapp wins Guide Dogs for the Blind brand camnpaign [Published The Drum - Jun 18 2014]
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.