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Linda with her Guide Dog Hendrix
08 September, 2015

Linda takes on Blackmores Running Festival

When Linda Ongley ran the City2surf last year for the first time she vowed it would be her last endurance race, but a year later she plans to pound the pavement once again, this time in the Blackmores Running Festival.

Salma and her Guide Dog Claire pictured with Masters Pharmacy owner Michael Teghlobi and a model Guide Dog collection box
02 September, 2015

Lidcombe business adopts first model dog

A Lidcombe pharmacy is the first business in the suburb to adopt a model Guide Dog, to help raise awareness, and much needed funds, for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

Ellen walks on a suburban street with her Guide Dog Darcy
24 August, 2015

Mr Darcy visits Taxi Council

Elaine Heskett's Guide Dog, Darcy has given her the independence to lead a very busy life and has learnt the route to the bank, bus, hairdressers, post office and CWA in a very short period of time.

Richard with his Guide Dog, Henry
17 August, 2015

Guiding the way to AgQuip

Richard Newberry spends his days cycling through the streets of Tamworth or fishing with his mates since his retirement, but his Guide Dog, Henny, is never too far away.

Nigel Partridge running in the Stadium Stomp. Photo: Courtesy Supersport Images
10 August, 2015

Bucket list challenge

Nigel Partridge plans to tick a major achievement off his bucket list when he runs up 1,504 steps in the Sydney Tower Stair Challenge, but it is not simply a fitness goal.

Opposition Leader Luke Foley walks in a park with his family
30 July, 2015

Foley runs for Guide Dogs

Thirty-four years after Opposition Leader Luke Foley last ran up the gruelling "Heartbreak Hill" in The Sun-Herald City2surf, he is pulling on his jogging shoes one more time to take on the 14 kilometre course to raise funds for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

Close up shot of Labrador puppy being cuddled by a woman
27 July, 2015

Puppy Raisers needed

As five Guide Dogs graduated from training earlier this month to begin their important role in enhancing the independence of a person who is blind or vision Impaired, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is searching for more Puppy Raisers.

A Sydney Trains staff teaching a child with vision impairment about the features of the train
24 July, 2015

Training on trains

A Guide Dogs NSW/ACT school holiday program aimed at giving children with vision impairment the skills to safely catch public transport had youngsters getting on-board Sydney trains this month.

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