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Achilles Group Run – 17 April

Achilles International Group Run 17 April

First Achilles International United Kingdom Group RunEveryone welcome from walkers through to speedy runners.  No previous running experience required.  Sighted Guides to be provided to match pace and distance.Date:  Wednesday 17 April  Time:  18.15 pm for a 18.30 pm start Call Chris on 07703741127

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Goalball in Essex, Colchester

Goalball in University of Essex Colchester 13 April

Goalball UK and D4Sport are launching a new club in Essex and are holding a free ‘have a go’ session for anyone to attend – visually impaired or sighted, young or old, male or female.  No experience is necessary.

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Walking for Health gets Lottery Funds

Ramblers Walking for Health gets Lottery Funding

The Ramblers Walking for Health programme has received £275,000 National Lottery funding from Sport England.

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King Brace first proclamation!

King Brace's first proclamation

Well I have finally arrived and am putting Mike through his paces up in Euston. We have trained for two and a half days and he is gradually getting the hang of it! I also appeared on Monday “April 1st” on the guidedogslondon.org.uk Facebook page as the pin-up boy for an advert showing how intelligent and clever we dogs are! So, in all, a busy week without having to then pull this old geezer around behind me!

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Blind Retriever & Guide Dog Puppy!

Charlie Blind Retriever & Maverick the Guide Dog Puppy!

Charlie and Maverick, Charlie is almost 11 years old and Maverick is 4 months old. Charlie had glaucoma which led to his double enucleation (both eyes removed). Now, Maverick is here to help Charlie around and Charlie is trying to teach Maverick manners. 🤣 definitely a work in progress.

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