Local News

Find out the latest Guide Dogs news happening in Nottingham.

Join our collection box challenge

Have you got a few minutes to spare? Could you give a collection box a home? Thousands of Guide Dogs collection boxes need homes in shops, offices, cafes and pubs across the UK.

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Thank you

Because of our volunteers, fundraisers, supporters and associate organisations we are able to continue to provide our services and reach more people in our community.

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Volunteer Speakers needed

Do you have a Guide Dogs story that you would like to share? Maybe you're a volunteer, or a guide dog owner or even a family member who has witnessed the benefits of the charity.

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My Guide volunteer appeal

Our My Guide service is going from strength to strength and this is thanks to our volunteers. In 2014 we had over 70 My Guide interactions that ranged from day to day activities like going to local community groups or the shops to more unique and specialised Guiding opportunities.

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What it’s like to be a My Guide volunteer

My Guide volunteer, Rhys Gorham, was matched with blind veteran John Bower. John, a former British Blind Sport’s National Archery Champion called upon Guide Dogs when his wife became ill and unable to take him to practice.

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My Guide service hits the spot

A blind veteran from Rotherham is encouraging people to get involved Guide Dogs, sighted guiding service My Guide. John Bower, 72, has praised the charity’s My Guide service that helped him continue his archery practice.

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