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September 17

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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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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Housing

For the gamekeeper being made redundant, retiring, or simply losing their job due to circumstance, housing is usually the most important concern.

Please complete the following questionnaire which will give a clearer picture of the situation for 2015, drawn up by Harrison Riddle (keepers son) as part of his dissertation at Harper Adams University. We would like to support this important study.

It can be filled in online at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MkYoaXLB78NX4FJ3-kNdrvY8uLWAsZYI4QiQzcl4kYM/viewform

Or alternatively you can request a copy to fill in via email by contacting Harrison directly at harrisonriddle@hotmail.co.uk

Everyone should try and make provision in later life or in an emergency or unforeseen circumstance but this is not always possible and we are there to try and plug the gap.

For those who are retiring we help all we can, liaising with local authorities, helping with top up rents and deposits and friendly support along the way.

In redundancy, every assistance will be made to provide help with temporary housing, either private rentals or whatever is suitable, deposits, top up rents where eligible. We are there to help you.

Contact us for further information on: 01677 470180 email: gamekeeperwtrust@btinternet.com

Every call is confidential.

News

Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust – Jamie’s Helpline 0300 1233088

Improved service for 24/7 helpline The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust Jamie’s Helpline is generously supported by the family of Jamie Neal who was a gamekeeper and sadly took his own life in 2016. We are very fortunate to have received generous funding from the family of Jamie Neal which will make this helpline more accessible and […]

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Annual Clay Pigeon Shoot held on The Royal Sandringham Estate by gracious permission of Her Majesty The Queen on Friday 4th August, 2017

We were enormously privileged to have been chosen as the charity to support during the Annual Clay Pigeon Shoot on The Royal Sandringham Estate by gracious permission of Her Majesty The Queen on 4th August which raised a considerable total (to be confirmed) for the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust. Thank you all!           […]

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