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Achilles 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 07703741127Continue Reading
Goalball in Essex, Colchester
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.Continue Reading
Walking for Health gets Lottery Funds
The Ramblers Walking for Health programme has received £275,000 National Lottery funding from Sport England.Continue Reading
King Brace 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!Continue Reading
Blind Retriever & 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.Continue Reading