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Unsafe and dis-abling!

Emma and Simon, guide dog owners from Ipswich, share their concerns about pavement parking. They joined our Guide Dogs Campaigns team at the recent

Parliamentary Reception on the subject at Westminster, where this video was shown:

guide dog Lennox guiding Simon into the road past a car blocking the pavement


New "guide dog attack" law used to bring successful prosecution.

Ipswich Court WinIpswich man prosecuted for being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control.

Mr Alexander was fined £750, ordered to pay £750 compensation and £350 costs after his dog jumped into the back of guide dog Jazz. His dog must now be kept on a lead in public places.

Read more about our Dog Attacks campaign or about this story from the Ipswich Star newspaper


Ready to put some dates in your diary for 2015?

Mobility Team Manager Fiona and Guide Dogs Trustee Pat at our 2014 Ely Client and Supporter Day

Our Client and Support Day events (formerly Meet and Greets) next year are taking place, 10.30am to 3.30pm, at:

Peterborough, 2 September
Beckett's Chapel, Minster Precincts, Peterborough Cathedral, PE1 1XS
Main entrance via the Norman Arch or off Midgate. Nearest car parks are Queensgate multi storey or Bishops Road PE1 1YZ

Bury St Edmunds, 10 September
Southgate Community Centre, Caie Walk, IP33 2QA
Bus routes are from stand 10 or 12 from the bus station to Heron Road and takes about 20 mins max from the bus station. Taxi from train station and close to A14. You can view the venue at

King's Lynn, 23 September
West Norfolk Deaf Association, Railway Road, PE30 1NF
Parking St James multi Storey PE30 1BT

We look forward to seeing you there!

Puppy Walker News

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