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Redbridge Guide Dog Training School celebrates 30 years of life-changing work

PUBLISHED: 12:19 05 September 2016 | UPDATED: 12:19 05 September 2016

Kerry McGregor wants visitors to adopt a guide dog

Kerry McGregor wants visitors to adopt a guide dog

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Members of the public grabbed the opportunity to experience the difficulties blind people face very day at the Redbridge Guide Dogs Training School’s 30th anniversary.

The event, on Saturday, included a sensory tunnel, stalls, face painting, guide dog demonstrations and a barbecue.

Lisa Clayton, community fundraiser for London, said the event went “very well”.

She said: “Everybody who came had a really good time.

“There were queues outside the sensory tunnel for most of the day and the barbecue went quite well.

“We were pretty happy with the way things went.”

The school trains 60 to 80 dogs at any one time for mobility teams in the south east of England and is open to visitors on Wednesday afternoons.

For more information on the centre or to book a tour, visit guidedogs.org.uk


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