Forthcoming Events in aid of GIN

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Helpers would be warmly welcomed at any of the following events for attending to the public, showing off their dogs, selling merchandise or bringing along any other fundraising idea appropriate to the event. We are always in need of supporters to share the load of ‘(wo)-manning’ the following events!

MORE HELP WITH FUNDRAISING MEANS MORE DOGS CAN BE SAVED!

How To Help Leaflet

Offers of help, specially accomplished fundraising events would be very welcomed! Street collections, (you need permission from your local council), coffee mornings, car boots, dog food collections at your local supermarket, these all help. If you are able to help and would like one of our fundraising packs please phone us on 01784 483206 or email us at info@greyhoundsinneed.co.uk

Monthly Walk in Dorset

Thank you for considering to give help.

 

Events Contacts:
HQ Carolyn or Tracey 01784 483206
Dorset  Lynn Jackson (The GIN Shop, daytime) 01202-513000
Cheshire  Sue and Phil 0161 6206094

 
ON LINE FUNDRAISERS
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Sunday Walk near Bournemouth Sunday walks near Bournemouth. Please contact Lynn Jackson at the Bournemouth Shop on 01202 513000 for more information/news on future walks.
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Saturday Walks in Bexhill and Hastings Greyhound Walks in Bexhill and Hastings – please come and join other greyhound owners who meet on the third Saturday of each month at the Sovereign Light Café on Bexhill Seat Front. We take a stroll around the Polegrove Sports Field and Egerton Park and then make our way back to the Café.

2016 Dates – February 20th, March 19th, April 16th, May 21st, June 18th, July 16th, August 20th, September 17th, October 15th, November 19th, December 17th

For more information please call Mike on 01424 736888

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Store Collections – Pets at Home Mike and his team in Bexhill and Hastings have a busy year planned with Store Collections at Pets at Home in Hastings – next collections are : 
  • July 23 
  • August 27 
  • September 24 
  • October 22 
  • November 26 
  • December TBA 

If you can help in any way or would like more details please call Mike on 01424 736888

2016

5th Mar 2016 Lowton Get Together Saturday - GIN event at the Dogs Country Club at 191, Slag Lane, Lowton, WA3 1BU from 9am to 11am. Sue, Phil and Carol have booked this club for another greyhound and galgo get together. There is a large sand paddock and secure fields where you can let your dog off for a run or, if you just want to meet up and have a chat with fellow greyhound and galgo lovers, there is a courtyard, toilet and a warm kitchen where drinks can be made. The venue is not far from the East Lancs Road, Pennington Flash and the Haydock turnoff on the M6. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094
7th May 2016 Cleveleys fundraiser GIN volunteers will be fundraising and awareness raising on the main street of Cleveleys, near to the promenade from 10am to 4pm. Cleveleys is a popular seaside town on the Lancashire coast between Blackpool and Fleetwood. Come along and enjoy a day at the seaside whilst supporting your favourite Charity.
29th May 2016 Warrington Dog Show Sunday - Fun Dog Show for all breeds at the Appleton Thorn Village Hall, Stretton Road, Appleton Thorn, Warrington, WA4 4RT from 12 noon to 4pm. Many of you will remember the very successful Dog Show we held there a few years ago so we are very much looking forward to going back. The Village Hall are also organising a barbecue so it should be a good day. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094
4th Jun 2016 Bolton Dog Show GIN will have a stand at Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show at Westhoughton Central Park, Westhoughton near Bolton BL5 3DG from 11am to 4pm. There are 15 classes in the Dog Show which is in aid of a number of charities.
5th Jun 2016 Twyford Summer Fair GIN will again have a stall at the 1st Twyford Scouts Donkey Derby and Summer Fair at King George V Recreation Ground, Twyford, Berkshire. There will be dog agility demonstrations, funfair, lots of attractions including a beer tent, tea tent and BBQ. For more details please contact Carolyn or Tracey on 01784 483206.
18th Jun 2016 Wraysbury Fair Wraysbury Village Fair - GIN will again have a stall at this popular fair which is held on Wraysbury village green quite near to our office (TW19 5DA) The Fair opens at 2pm and there will be many stalls and attractions for all the family.
10th Jul 2016 Cheshire Dog Show Sunday - we are holding our own Greyhounds in Need Dog Show, again for all breeds, at Marbury Country Park, Comberbach, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6AT, from 12 noon to 4pm.This has become a very popular annual event so don't forget to make a note of the date on your GIN calendar. Sunday, 12noon – 4pm. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094
17th Jul 2016 Fleetwood Festival  Tram Sunday in Fleetwood   10am—4pm—GIN will have a stand at the Fleetwood Festival of Transport, known locally as the Tram Festival, which is one of the biggest free events in the North West of England with dozens of stalls and attractions, including of course, the trams. Please come along to support us at this very popular event.
24th Jul 2016 Afternoon Tea Sunday 24th July, 2-4.30pm - AFTERNOON TEA in the GARDEN, Station House, Brampford Speke EX5 5HF Teas, cakes, scones, Pimms, ices, (including vegan and gluten free) Dogs on leads welcome (lovely walks from our gates) In aid of Greyhounds in Need (Charity number 1069438) Under cover if wet J. Please telephone 01392 841434 for details/access/directions.
13th Aug 2016 Manchester fundraiser Store collection at Morrisons in Denton, Greater Manchester, 11am to 4pm, we will be fundraising at the Morrisons Store, Saxon Street, Denton, Greater Manchester, M34 3DS. 11am to 4pm.
14th Aug 2016 Cheshire Dog Show Tatton Park Fun Dog Show, Cheshire  10am - GIN will have a stand at the Fun Dog Show at the Home Farm, Tatton Park in Cheshire. Please come along and support this event. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094.
18th Aug 2016 Devon Film Night Thursday 18th August - Film Night in Devon – come along to a Film Night at Station House, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5HF. Gate opens at 7.30pm. The film, (courtesy of the Exe Valley Film Society) is Eddie The Eagle (which will have just been released on DVD) and is described as being very sweet, touching and funny – and has a great 1980’s soundtrack). Film starts when dark enough – guess around 8.30 or 8.45pm. Bring a chair or rug to sit on. Bring a picnic and/or drinks if wanted. Maybe a torch. Dress warmly as can get chilly later on. Everybody welcome, including dogs on leads. No entrance fee but a donation to Greyhounds In Need much appreciated. If the weather is awful, may cancel, postpone – or divert to village hall – please check with GIN on 01784 483206 if travelling long distance. (It’s usually great fun, good atmosphere - and lots of people come in fancy dress related to film!)
3rd Sep 2016 Cleveleys fundraiser GIN volunteers will be fundraising and awareness raising on the main street of Cleveleys, near to the promenade from 10am to 4pm. Cleveleys is a popular seaside town on the Lancashire coast between Blackpool and Fleetwood. Come along and enjoy a day at the seaside whilst supporting your favourite Charity.
3rd Sep 2016 Wraysbury Garden Party 1.30pm – 4pm – GIN will have a stand at The Grange Garden Party in Wraysbury. This is a very popular event and always well attended. The theme this year will be “A Right Royal Party” and the organisers are encouraging everyone to come dressed in costume, in fact there will be a prize for the Best Dressed Stall and Stallholders.
6th Nov 2016 Social Dog Walk Sunday 1pm, Social Dog Walk at Marbury Country Park, Comberbach, Northwich in Cheshire, CW9 6AT. Meet near the large wooden gazebo. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094 
12th Nov 2016 Dogs Country Club Saturday from 9am to 11am we will be meeting at the Dogs Country Club, 191, Slag Lane, Lowton, Cheshire, WA3 1BU. One of the enclosed fields has been booked solely for use by GIN supporters and their dogs from 9am to 10am, but you are also welcome to come along from 10am to 11am to join the Sighthounds group. I will be there from 9am to 11am to sell merchandise and to have a chat and a cuppa if you don't wish to let your dog off the lead. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094 
4th Dec 2016 Doggy Fancy Dress Sunday December 4th from 1pm we have been invited to the Carters Arms, 22, Chapel Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5HZ for a Doggy Fancy Dress. The pub specialises in scrumptious savoury pies and delicious desserts so make sure that you and your dogs are hungry when you come along, even if you don't plan on dressing up! For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094
Christine busy fundraising for GIN at the Dogs Trust Fun Day in Harefield
The Grange Garden Party, Wraysbury From left to right ; Phil, Steve, David, Anna (landlady) and Carol at the Social lunch at the Carters Arms in Wilmslow, Cheshire. Another event is being planned for a pre-Christmas Doggy Fancy Dress and Anna has invited us back so keep an eye on this page for more details.

The son of one of GIN's North West supporters won Best Child Handler at the West Houghton Dog Show, with his greyhound Dennis. GIN Stall at the West Houghton Dog Show in Bolton
GIN Stall at Appleton Thorn Show, Cheshire Winners at the Appleton Thorn Dog Show

Film night in Devon, thanks to Elaine and Ed Wraysbury Fair 2016
Wraysbury Fair 2016 Sue and Tracey getting DISCO fever at the Wraysbury Fair
Mike Trim and volunteers at the Bexhill Greyhound Walk Xmas fund raiser held at Hanley Swan Post Office near Worcester
 
Sue and Phil at the Tatton Park Dog Show, Cheshire Mary-Anne, Berby and Sam at the GIN charity office in the UK
 

David, Clint and their dogs at the Marbury Park Dog Show, Cheshire
Sue and Linda at the Hurst Show, Berkshire  GIN stall at the Windsor and Eton Rotary Summer Fayre

Carol, Sue, Phil, David and supporters at the Marbury Dog Walk, Cheshire

Black Beauties Class at the Fun Dog Show, Marbury Park GIN supports Wet Nose Day 26.9.14
Liz, Sue, Carol and Clint with greyhounds Sprocket, Polly and Poppy fundraising in Cheshire Ricky Gervais and Percy celebrating Wet Nose Day
GIN supporter Jo took these photos at the Poole Carnival on 26th May. The GIN helpers in the photos are (left to right) Chris, Amanda, Sue and Carol (who organised the day) and Jo’s dogs Paddy and Tracey were there to help
Meet and Greet and Social Dog Walk at Marbury Country Park, Cheshire. Phil, Carol and Sue at the Dickensian Day, Lymm Village, Lymm, Cheshire.
Brighton Shop opening, L-R, Marc Abrahams, Geraldine, Martin, Peter Egan, Anne, Tracey and Christine with galgos Mary-Anne and Sam L-R, Geraldine, Sam, Hada, Marcia, Mary-Anne and Tom at the collection at Longacres Nursery, Surrey
Greyhounds and Galgos at the Tatton Show, Cheshire Sue, Phil, Carol, David and supporters at the Tatton Show, Cheshire
Carol, Phil, Dave and volunteers at the Marbury walk Sue, Coronation Street’s Jim McDonald, greyhound “Snoggy” (who is looking for a home) and Carol at the Prestbury Village Club Centenary Fun Day at Prestbury, nr. Macclesfield in Cheshire.
Sue Sarney manning the GIN stall at the 1st Twyford Scouts Donkey Derby and Summer Fair in Twyford. The GIN Dog House!
GIN Sponsored Walk at Hengistbury Head Audrey, Tracey and Geoffrey manning the GIN stall at the Datchet Village Fete
A greyhound gathering at the Tatton Show John looking after the GIN stall at the Winton Carnival, Dorset
Harvey, Paul Crone (from Granada TV), Chick and Sally at the Saddleworth Show Leigh (our webmaster) and galgo Percy at the Annual GIN Picnic