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 […]
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, […]
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 (1601 downloads)
The first Sportsmans Supper was held recently at Kirkbymoorside Golf Club with 90 keepers and friends enjoying venison burgers and sausages from a local shoot in support of The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust. Organised by Nick Binnington (shown here in full swing during the auction) and supported by the National Gamekeepers Organisation and the British Association […]
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 […]