It was a great pleasure to be present at The Borders College on 19th April to meet with Scottish Sporting organisations and discuss how we can work together to improve our services and become a greater force for good. There were lots of ideas and great enthusiasm in the room to make a difference so […]
Traditionally our new season in February marks a new start but a New Year does give us pause to reflect on our own lives and how we wish to live and work in the 21st Century whatever stage of life we find ourselves. There have been some excellent stories of making a difference to individual […]
As I write this note the trees are turning and the swallows on their way South with partridge in every hedgerow and pheasants awandering! Grouse days have been fruitful and frustrating for nearby moors, with fog and muggy weather on some days and cool conditions on others. Par for the course, but always good to […]
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Thank you to GWCT for hosting our launch on a sultry day at Scone on Sunday 1st July. Along with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Scottish Land & Estates, Scottish Gamekeepers Association, British Association of Shooting & Conservation, Scottish Country Sports Association, Moorland Association, National Gamekeepers Organisation and Scottish Countryside Alliance the Gamekeepers’ Welfare […]
The Gamekeeping Students, Gamekeepers and Stalkers from far and wide attended the North Highland College UHI Clay Shoot and Presentation Day at Rothiemurchus recently and generously supported the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust through a raffle held on the day. Keen competition, a fine day and good weather combined along with kindly donated burgers from Highland Game […]
Jacob completed his Ultra (38 miles!) run at the end of May – a massive challenge and a huge tribute to his friend Gregor, who is missed greatly. Thankyou so much Jacob, raising funds for us along the way and to all those who have supported Jacob and donated on his behalf. […]
We were surprised and delighted by the quality and quantity of entries to our poetry competition with the theme:
GAMEKEEPING FOR LIFE
Thank you to all the entrants and many congratulations. Thank you too to our judges Sir John Scott Bt, Lady Scott, Lindsay Waddell and Patrick Galbraith.
The winner of the adult section is Dr Graham Coates-Gibson with his tribute to “Old Raife.”
The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust support gamekeepers, stalkers and ghillies and their dependents in a number of ways:-
“Much of the work of the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust goes unnoticed by most of the NGO membership…”
As a small charity we rely on the goodwill of others in order to continue our work in supporting gamekeepers, stalkers and ghillies and their dependents. We understand that there are many worthy causes but are appreciative of every penny donated to the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust.