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New Walk Venue for July 16th Greyhound Walk View from one of the bridges across Alton Water   PLEASE NOTE – Due to the predicted visitor numbers at this year’s Woodbridge Regatta, we have decided to switch the venue for our July 16th Greyhound Walk. We will now be walking at ALTON WATER, at the […]

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GGGW 2017 – Where are YOU walking?

The 2017 Great Global Greyhound Walk is now just 2 weeks away! Started back in 2010, by Greyhound Walks founder Janet Peacock, the Great Global Greyhound Walk (formerly the Great British Greyhound Walk) is now in new hands, but it is still an event that is very dear to our hearts.  In 2016 we saw more […]

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New Year’s Day Walk – Volunteers Needed

It’s December, so that must mean it’s nearly Christmas and nearly the start of a new year.   Come and join us on our biggest walk of the year, the famous ‘New Year’s Day Walk’ at Hylands Park!  (Full details here.) Last year, more than 200 dogs and their humans enjoyed the walk.  They then enjoyed literally […]

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Greyhound Walks Show 2016 – A Good Day Out.

(Photo courtesy of Sam Morris) After daring to watch the weather forecast, what a relief to wake up to clear skies and dry ground! Some of the volunteers were scheduled to arrive at the park for 6am to start the initial set up.  I was a lucky one and didn’t need to be there until […]

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Great Global Greyhound Walk 2016 – A Special Report

The Braintree walkers had their very own carnival at Great Notley Country Park The 19th of June 2016 saw us celebrating our 7th Great Global Greyhound Walk (formerly the Great British Greyhound Walk) and we think it’s now safe to say that it was another rip-roaring success. A total of 5,021 sighthounds walked at 151 […]

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Our very special ‘Rainbow Bridge’ memorial walk.

As many of you know, we have an annual 15 mile walk to honour all our hounds that are at Rainbow Bridge. We choose to walk from Notley Country Park (Braintree) as this is where our very first Greyhound Walk was held and we go along the very peaceful disused railway line, the Flitch Way. […]

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It’s our 10th Birthday, so we had cake – LOTS of cake.

The Greyhound Walks 10th Birthday Cake The first ever Greyhound Walk was in April 2006 so we thought a little celebration was needed in April 2016. Greyhound Walks has a lot to celebrate.  For 10 years we have been promoting Greyhounds and Lurchers as pets, supporting homing organisations, socialising our beautiful Hounds and making friends, […]

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Introducing The New Greyhound Walks Management.

An introduction to the Greyhound Walks Committee … Greyhound Walks like to keep things as straightforward and easy going as possible, however we are a registered charity and we therefore need a certain amount of structure to operate. Our walks are organised at a local level, as are the show attendances, fundraisers etc, but we […]

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Announcing The 2016 Greyhound Walks Show!

It’s that time of year again.  The time when we start getting enquiries about whether there will be another Greyhound Walks Show. ….. We’re therefore very happy to announce that, yes, the show will go on!  2015 saw us host our 8th show and, with the weather being so much kinder to us than it […]

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Our New Year’s Day Walk – Now Officially ‘Legendary’

We’d like to say a great big thank you to the 197 sighthounds (and their 13 non-sighthound siblings) who brought their humans to our New Years Day Greyhound Walk at Hylands Park yesterday.  It’s always wonderful to see so many happy hounds and happy owners, and meet up with friends old and new. In spite of […]

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