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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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! […]