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News from Keepers Cottage

As well as all the day to day news and articles below, we have a quarterly News from Keepers Cottage, you can view the latest release here.

Odds & Ends from Keepers Cottage - Autumn 2021

Odds & Ends from Keepers Cottage

Winter Warmers from Keepers Cottage

Tweed Times 2020 Review

Sir John Scott GWT Bursary 2021

Sir John Scott GWT Bursary THIS initiative will see £5000 supporting new research to assist the charity’s work. The successful recipient will have a personal connection to a gamekeeping profession and be interested in furthering the knowledge of an
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COVID-19 Update

Please see the latest information below regarding the latest national lockdown, you can download a copy of this here - Covid 19.
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Happy Christmas from The Game Keepers Welfare Trust

Dear All As we hurtle towards Christmas Day with a huge range of emotions for everyone, family and friends are in our thoughts and minds and not least those who are directly affected by Corona Virus and their livelihoods, we would like to thank you
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GWT providing new services following on from the GWT survey

Prior to beginning our programme of training courses on line, fact sheets and webinars on financial health, housing issues and mental health and resilience awareness we have put together a video to explain our reasons, process and progress. Click
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GWT Hind Course

Today we launch the Hind Course which is designed for gamekeepers' wives and partners and will be delivered on line by Sally Thompson who is a GWT volunteer and mental health professional. The Hind Course aims to promote mental health well being and
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Gamekeeping for Life Festival 2020

The Gamekeeping for Life Festival is now live!!However technical problems mean our festival will be held now through this news page and social media. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Join us in our "YEAR OF THE GAMEKEEPER 20/21"
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Raising the Game Survey published

The Raising the Game Survey follows on from the initiative in 2008 and which we have been working on since then with the Stag Training courses, packs and other work around supporting gamekeepers and their families.That gamekeepers work long hours,
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Firearms and Mental Health from Police Scotland

Firearms and Mental HealthIntroductionEVERYONE’S mental health is important and at some point, in all our lives the majority of us will be affected by circumstances or feelings that can impact negatively on us. It is important that members of the
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New message from Police Scotland regarding shotgun and firearms licensing during the Corona Virus Crisis

NFEL – Coronavirus response The current unprecedented circumstances in respect of the Coronavirus has impacted on the ability of Police Scotland to deliver a number of business as usual functions. It is necessary that we have as many officers as
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