Guide Dogs is celebrating a victory for its Safe and Sound campaign following a vote in the European Parliament today (6 February, 2013).
Britain's streets are becoming increasingly hazardous for pedestrians according to a new survey of street clutter by Guide Dogs. Camden High Street, London, was found to be the worst offender.
Guide Dogs wins Best Charity Stand at party conference as Top Gear-style challenge proves popular with Liberal Democrat MPs, including Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, who completed the track in the fastest time of any minister.
Guide Dogs calls for urgent action to prevent road accidents
Guide Dogs presented the Transport Minister, Norman Baker MP with a large talking birthday card to wish him a very happy birthday for 26 July 2012. The card, which includes a recording of people from the Guide Dogs London office singing Happy Birthday, was presented by the Guide Dogs Campaigns Team at the Department for Transport.
The Government’s proposed changes under the Welfare Reform Act represent one of the most significant changes undertaken by the Coalition Government. There have been many different controversial proposals put forward as part of the Bill, with considerable implications for the lives of blind and partially sighted people across the UK. Guide Dogs for the Blind explore the replacement of DLA with PIP here.
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce compulsory microchipping for dogs in Wales. Guide Dogs welcomes the consultation but wants to see microchipping introduced without delay.
Guide Dogs (www.guidedogs.org.uk) is disappointed that despite giving businesses and top earners tax breaks, George Osborne hasn’t announced an end to VAT on guide dog food in today’s budget.
Guide Dogs for the Blind have innovative ideas for you about local transport.
This week, we published shocking research revealing that the number of attacks on guide dogs by other dogs has more than doubled in the space of 14 months.
Attacks on guide dogs by other dogs have more than doubled, according to a new report from The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. In response to the report, the charity is urging police forces to take these attacks more seriously and calling for the compulsory microchipping of all dogs in England & Walesthe UK.
How Brad Pitt gave our Guide Dogs Week challenge a boost.
Brits have voted Stephen Fry as the celebrity voice they most want to hear bus journey information from, a YouGov study for Guide Dogs has revealed.
The Transport Select Committee published a report called Bus Services After The Spending Review. The Guide Dogs’ Transport Policy Officer, John Welsman, responded to the report.
A special type of paving which helps blind and partially-sighted pedestrians to distinguish between the road and the pavement will be installed at a tourist hot spot in Kensington and Chelsea, London.
People ask me what good will putting a microchip in a dog do to prevent dog attacks? My answer is that this will be about responsible dog ownership.
It was interesting to read this week about the plans of Bedford Council to fine residents up to £1000 for failing to remove their wheelie bins from the street after collection.
Guide Dogs: The hardest hit - defending disabled people's futures
Guide Dogs and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea join forces on Exhibition Road project
<b>Opinion Former comment:</b> Public transport, particularly buses, plays a vital role in helping disabled people to become more independent.
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Are we there yet? Guide Dogs launches a campaign for 'Talking Buses'
'Cash in the Attic' star says 'Get de-cluttering for Guide Dogs'
Guide Dogs: New Year fireworks celebrations, Think of guide dogs and other assistance dogs
Department for Transport appraisal a "missed opportunity" says Guide Dogs