Tags : Guide Dogs

Blind charity launches appeal for volunteers in borough

A charity that offers a service to help people in the borough with sight loss get out and about is appealing for volunteers. Guide Dogs’ My Guide service relies on members of the public to give up a couple of hours a week to guide someone in their local community. The service helps blind and […]Read More

Guide dog owner from Arnold seeks tougher penalties for taxi

A visually-impaired woman from Arnold is calling for taxi and minicab drivers to face tougher sentences if caught illegally turning away passengers with guide dogs. Mel Griffiths this week visited parliament with over 100 other guide dog owners to demand harsher punishments and more convictions for drivers who don’t allow passengers with guide dogs to […]Read More

Gedling MP and council leader walk through Arnold town centre

Trying to get around the streets of Arnold town centre on a daily basis if you’re blind or visually impaired can be a challenge. And yesterday MP Vernon Coaker and leader of Gedling Borough Council, John Clarke, experienced what it was like to walk through one of the busiest streets in the town yesterday (29) […]Read More