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Bar's £7000 pledge after guide dog refused entry

posted 6 Feb 2013, 05:43 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 6 Feb 2013, 05:47 ]

A posh bar is to donate up to £7000 to charity after refusing entry to a blind man and his guide dog.

A bouncer told regular Peter Davey he could not take guide dog Norton into the newly-refurbished Huxley hotel bar – despite laws insisting the working dogs have to be admitted.

The 59-year-old was left embarrassed and outraged by the incident, which prompted an apology from the complex’s owners. The “regrettable incident” has seen them pledge to donate their entire takings from this Friday evening to RNIB