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‘More than just a driver’ courses for Lothian

LOTHIAN PARTNERS GUIDE DOGS SCOTLAND AND WHIZZ-KIDSLothian has today announced new partnerships with Guide Dogs Scotland and Whizz-Kidz as part of its annual compulsory Certificate of Professional Competence training for bus drivers. The course, called...

Guide Dogs Scotland to hold free training session in Edinburgh

Guide Dogs Scotland is holding a free training session in Edinburgh to help locals support loved ones with a visual impairment.The event takes place at the Eye Pavilion on 3 November.The charity’s My Guide...

Guide dog pups named Marine and Diesel after Lothian Buses

 After raising £15,000 for Guide Dogs Scotland, staff at Lothian Buses have received news that the puppies they named Marine and Diesel have been born.Over the next year, Lothian Buses will receive updates...

Edinburgh man’s London Marathon challenge for deaf blind father

 An Edinburgh man is preparing to take on the London Marathon to thank the charity Guide Dogs for giving his deaf blind father “his life back”.Programmer Dean Hetherington, 24, decided to enter the...

Guide Dogs ride for free on the trams

Just under a year since the first paying passengers got on an Edinburgh Tram now they are welcoming trainee guide dog puppies. (Awww cute!) The student pooches are to be given free travel on buses...

Holyrood – Bill on Responsible Parking could save council funds

The City of Edinburgh Council could save considerable sums of money if a bill launched today at Holyrood becomes law. The Council has spent over £40 Million in the last 5 years on pavement repairs...


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