Friday, 15 December 2017

The Barnet Eye Advent Calendar Friday 15th December

Woo Hoo - only ten days until Christmas! And here we are at the Barnet Eye still going strong with our Advent Calendar!


Today we have a rather quaint video showing "new police training methods" from the old police training centre at Hendon. This was in the days when policemen looked like Policeman and there was not a shred of body armour or stab vest in sight. The days when villains said "It's a  fair cop guv" and didn't pull out  a knife and stab the arresting officer as all too sadly seems to be the expected outcome today if a villain isn't given a good Tazaring.


And as we are in Hendon, we focus on a really great little charity, one which can he;p transform the lives of the people it helps. We are focusing on the Hendon Branch of Guide Dogs for the Blind -  http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/aboutus/local-to-you/fundraising-groups/hendon-and-district-fundraising-group#.VI6TPnv_GnQ  something which we think is a brilliant cause.
Image of three puppies laying down

Here's a little video to show the challenges faced by people with guide dogs. I hope that you take two minutes to watch and consider some of the issues raised.



For many people with issues of vison a guide dog can transform  lifestyles and give freedom and independence. especially at Xmas, please consider  a donation. Their Twitter hashtag is 

@guidedogs

 

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