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25th Anniversary Event at Packington Hall Meriden 21st March 2017

We are now reflecting on our first conference in a series of five throughout the country with delight, pride and true gratitude to those who came along to speak on the day, support us through sponsorship and practical help and delegates who joined us. Lord Aylesford as our Chairman hosted the event with typical generosity, […]

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25th Anniversary Year for the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust 2017

This year marks 25 years of the existence of the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust and there are Trustees who were at the beginning of this journey which supports more people in different ways around the country. Our Chairman The Earl of Aylesford along with Mike Swan and Ian Grindy representing GWCT and BASC respectively were founder […]

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A very Happy Christmas and a healthy and successful New Year

A very Happy Christmas to everyone

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Game Bird of the Year Award revealed at Weston Park Game Fair 2015

Date posted: September 25, 2015

The Lady Scott Rose Bowl for the Game Bird of the Year 2015 was awarded to Julie Carmody whose husband Mick is headkeeper on the Rougham Shoot in Suffolk.

GroupJulieThere was a presentation at the NGO stand on Sunday 21st September to recognise her achievements with Lady Scott (Trustee), Sir John Scott Bt (Honorary President), Walter Cole (Trustee), Brian Mitchell (Trustee) and Helen Benson of the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust (GWT) . The Rose Bowl was presented along with a gilet donated by Game & Country, main sponsors of the Game Bird Award.

Julie was awarded Game Bird of the Year 2015 as the judges felt her dedication, organisation and sheer hard work on behalf of Rougham Shoot in support of her husband Mike was extraordinary.   Helen Benson of the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust said “ Julie clearly demonstrates all the qualities required for a keepers wife and  a successful partnership which benefits all the  shooting community at Rougham and we are delighted to award this year’s award to Julie in recognition of her outstanding achievements”.

 

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GWT Anniversary Auction 2017

50 varied lots to bid for in our Anniversary Auction.  Bids can be made immediately and accepted once acceptable offers are made. There is no closure date, and hard copies can be sent as required. Help us to make this a success and bid today! Thank you from all the team and especially to Barry […]

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GWT – Gamekeeping for Life Conferences

We are grateful to all our sponsors and most particularly to Hull Cartridge Company and Marsdens Game Feeds without which these events could not be held. Bookings can be made by phone, email or by the form below. Events begin with coffee at  9.30 am for 10 am Sparsholt College Don’t miss our last event […]

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GWT Raffle for a KM Double Kennel System drawn at the Kennel Club Cocker Spaniel Championships at Abbeystead 5th January

Beautiful weather graced the two day event at Abbeystead which was hailed as a great success and organised and run to the highest standard.  Credit goes to Tony Barrow, Headkeeper and his team as well as the Kennel Club with Nigel Dear at the helm. The Raffle was kindly drawn by His Grace The Duke […]

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Latest Newsletter – Partridge Edition

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Game Bird of the Year 2016

The Lady Scott Rose Bowl for the Game Bird of the Year 2016  was awarded to Sally Elliot of Tullybeagle Estate Meikleour Perth At Scone GWCT Game Fair Friday 1st July John Havens, Laird of Tullybeagles says: “Through her devoted care of ponds, hedges, grassy wet bits and arable edges, our wader population has exploded […]

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The Countryside Clay Shoot 2016

Once again supporters came out in droves to enjoy a superb day at Six Mile Bottom on 14th May by kind courtesy of Richard Clarke and his team along with Steve Bloomfield of BASC who organised the event.  As BASC Chief Executive Richard Ali so correctly stated it is a great opportunity for different organisations […]

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Game Chick of the Year presented at Weston Park Game Fair 2015

  The Lady Scott Award  for the Game Chick of the Year 2015 was awarded to 8 year old twins Hannah and Katie Harwood.   There was a presentation at the NGO stand on Sunday 21st September to recognise their achievements with Lady Scott (Trustee), Sir John Scott Bt (Honorary President), Walter Cole (Trustee), Brian […]

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Game Bird of the Year Award revealed at Weston Park Game Fair 2015

The Lady Scott Rose Bowl for the Game Bird of the Year 2015 was awarded to Julie Carmody whose husband Mick is headkeeper on the Rougham Shoot in Suffolk. There was a presentation at the NGO stand on Sunday 21st September to recognise her achievements with Lady Scott (Trustee), Sir John Scott Bt (Honorary President), […]

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‘Grouse’ Newsletter!

GWT Newletter July 2015

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David’s Story

Pheasant Keeper, David Nesfield fell from a high seat cutting a branch two years ago. He is paralysed from the chest down. This has not stopped him carrying on with his life as a gamekeeper with an amazing resilience and very positive attitude, with the help of his employer, Mr Simon Cunliffe-Lister, his family, work […]

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