This should not happen if you have a guide dog

.

.

First published in Letters

I am writing because I am indignant that, in this day and age, and having owned a guide dog for 15 years I was refused entry into a local restaurant in my home town of Wallingford.

I arrived at 12.30pm with a friend and we were refused entry because of my guide dog.

Surely, in this day and age, this should not be allowed to happen.

MIKE LEADER

St George Green

Wallingford

Today’s letters

PM must make a stand against anti-EU views

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Tories must be getting desperate. David Cameron is pledging to curb free movement of people inside the European Union. The Prime Minister knows such a curb is illegal and completely against the idea of a strong, united Europe.

Railway station project shows the way forward

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

We enjoy the county council’s thought-experiments for improving traffic movement into and through the centre of Oxford.

Commuters should not have to put up with this

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Can anyone from Oxfordshire County Council please stand up and tell me why they think that it is okay to treat the commuting public of south Oxfordshire with such disgraceful disrespect?

Underground bus idea sounds just great to me

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

I love the idea of underground busways – it is workable and possible – two cities have those in the world at moment, but Oxford would be the first UK underground bus system.

Housing would destroy this ancient landscape

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The headlong rush to build new housing all over the south of England is giving rise to new levels of misjudgement by local councils.

It’s unnecessary for students to enter into a tenancy agreement for 2015

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

I was disappointed but not surprised to see the article ‘Students told to renew 2015 tenancies now, October 21’.


Want to give your opinion? Email letters@oxfordmail.co.uk

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

12:45pm Tue 15 Jul 14

WitneyGreen says...

It is illegal to refuse entry to a guide dog. Please report the restuarant concerned to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, and your local Trading Standards (Oxfordshire County Council).

Please also ensure that the restuaurant owner is given the following number, which explains his legal obligation to allow you access: 08000 131717
It is illegal to refuse entry to a guide dog. Please report the restuarant concerned to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, and your local Trading Standards (Oxfordshire County Council). Please also ensure that the restuaurant owner is given the following number, which explains his legal obligation to allow you access: 08000 131717 WitneyGreen
  • Score: 5

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree