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Charity gong for engineering firm Gripple

Sheffield engineering firm Gripple have been named ‘corporate volunteers of the year’ by charity Support Dogs.

The firm won the ward after they designed, made and donated a bespoke demo pack for our support dogs to show off their skills to corporate audiences.

Support Dogs provides and trains assistance dogs for adults and children with autism, epilepsy and physical disability.

The next best thing …how fostering a dog is perfect for pooch-loving couple

When canine-loving Barnsley couple Simon and Hayleigh Webb realised they couldn’t commit to owning a dog because of their work commitments they decided on the next best thing.

The husband and wife from Darton became foster carers for  Support Dogs instead, and over the past three years have provided a loving home at weekends and evenings for a succession of assistance dogs in training.

On Saturday April 28, we’re encouraging dog-lovers to ‘bring your hounds to the ground’ as Maltby Main football club attempts to set a new record for the most dogs attending a non-league football match.

The South Yorkshire club want as many dog-owning football fans to turn up with their pooches to watch their final game of the season against Pontefract Colliery FC, on what is officially designated  Non-League Dog Day.

A unique, fun, running with dogs event combining exercise with your best four legged friend. Run or walk 5 kilometres through Stanmer Park’s beautiful woodland. Walkers are also welcome to take part, this is an event inclusive for everyone who owns a dog and you will earn yourself and your dog a matching medal and goodie bag!

 There will also be information/merchandise stalls for your dogs, food and drink, and a huge collection of new friends for your dog(s) to meet and wag their tails at so take along the whole family.

Explore royal palaces, dazzling green paddy fields and temples on this enchanting cycle across two beautiful countries, Vietnam and Cambodia. Take in the wealth of experience each has to offer, from the bustling Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh to the serene Cambodian temple of Angkor Wat.

On this incredible cycle will take you to two amazing countries, experience breath-taking views, floating markets, palaces and of course the world famous Angkor Wat.  You will pass through sugar cane and banana plantations, lush paddy fields and get a glimpse into the lives of the local people. An experience not to be missed.

This iconic ride will have you weaving through the picturesque English countryside, through northern France to beautiful Bruges before finishing in the vibrant city of Amsterdam – every cyclists dream destination! You will pass the battlefields of northern France, cycle along the Belgium coast before reaching the canals of The Netherlands.

Whether you are an experienced rider looking to put in some mileage or a complete beginner on your first ever multi-day ride, you will find other cyclists at your level, make friends for life and go on an incredible adventure which will stay with you forever.