Kit Malthouse, Member of Parliament, has been seen taking part in a blindfolded walk for The Blind Association with the aim to focus on issues faced by people with loss of sight.

Hampshire County Councillor Kirsty North also joined Kit Malthouse, with them taking turns to navigate the town centre.

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Dangerous areas such as, the pedestrianised walkway at the top of the high street which merges onto the main road were highlighted.

After finishing the walk Mr Malthouse said: “It was great to meet Johnny who helped me get through a rather unnerving experience in Andover.

“Well trained guide dogs like Johnny can play a massive role in helping blind and partially sighted people navigate around town as can good design when it comes to kerbs, crossing and pavings.”

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