2018 began with sadness and tragedy, and we remember those we have lost within the Gamekeeping Community. We have risen to the challenge, coming together in “Raising the Game” to address mental health problems and make a difference. As part of this initiative we began “Stag Training”, which continues around the country in 2019, with […]
Christmas night is a time of reflection after a hectic day of family celebrations or perhaps a solitary day or perhaps a working day – there are certainly always jobs to do whether feeding round, seeing to the dogs or indoors with a lunch to prepare. For the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust it is a time […]
We have now run two Stag Training events and have a progamme of events which can be added to wherever and whenever required. So please ask. In the meantime we continue to be humbled by brave people who support us. With a huge thank you to Fern for running the Great North Run in two […]
The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust primary aim is to support those who have depended on gamekeeping and are in ill health, disability, the elderly, and suffering hardship.
Grants are awarded to assist hardship and can be given for various needs. These include but are not restricted to: -residential home top up fees, mobility aids, home adaptations, household appliances, oil and electricity grants. All applications are treated with sensitivity and on an individual basis.
Anyone who has depended on Gamekeeping for a substantial period of their career however long ago that might have been, is currently employed or who is or has been dependent on the profession i.e. wife, children may apply.
How to Apply
Do call us for further information or download a form and forward to: The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust Keepers Cottage Tanfield Lodge West Tanfield Ripon North Yorkshire HG4 5LE
Tel: 01677 470180
Downloads:Application Assistance Form 2014 (1818 downloads)
“Raising the Game” Launch at The Game Fair Saturday 28th July with members of the NGO, GWCT, CA, CLA, and BASC supported by British Association of Shooting & Conservation. Countryside Alliance, Country Land & Business Association, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Moorland Associaton, National Gamekeepers Organisation, Scottish Gamekeepers Association, Scottish Association of Country Sports & […]
Helen said: “We were delighted and absolutely astounded to receive a magnificent cheque of £5000.00 at the GWCT Scone Game Fair on 1st July. Thank you so much to everyone involved who worked so hard on 17th June at the Annual Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot for the Lammermuirs Moorland Group. This will help us significantly […]