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Midsummer – the joys and the challenges

Well, we have had the longest day and are in for a scorcher of a week – welcome news for wildlife and consequential insect life where water is abundant and the showers over the past week or two have certainly helped. It is still uncertain for some shooting estates, stalking estates and fishing interests however […]

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May VE Celebrations 2020

May day took on a new meaning this year and Victory in Europe day we hope will mean the start of a new normal, setting out how we move from lock down into meeting our loved ones and getting back to work for some and planning ahead for many. VE Day, or Victory in Europe Day, […]

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Personal Message to everyone in the Gamekeeping Community

To all gamekeepers, stalkers, ghillies, past present and future and their families These are uncertain times for everyone but we are fortunate at least to live where we do, with our shoots and estates where we can continue our work with little effects in restrictions around the home at least. We are encouraged to see […]

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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.

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

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Housing to learn more about housing in general, the issues involving service occupancy and what to do if you don’t know where to turn
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News

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” celebrating the role of the gamekeeper as true custodian of the countryside and have another […]

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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, put off retirement and have little outside recreational activity will not be a surprise […]

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