Support for those who have someone in their lives suffering from substance misuse

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Do you have a close friend, family member or partner who is suffering from an addiction or substance misuse? Read More

Recovery Community Christmas Party

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The Nelson Trust is holding a Christmas Party for the Recovery Community on Sunday 14th December 2014 from 4:30pm - 8:30pm in central Stroud. The Christmas party aims to celebrate recovery in the community and provide a Christmas party for families in an alcohol-free environment. There will be children's entertainment from 4:30pm - 6:30pm followed by a buffet and other activities. Read More

Rural Outreach Service

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This new service supports young women aged 16 - 24 years who are involved in, or are at risk of: Read More

Royal Visit

The Princess Royal’s visit recognises the vital work of our Women’s Centre Read More

Recovery Christmas Party

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The Nelson Trust Recovery Community Christmas Party will be held on Sunday 14th December in central Stroud. Read More

Clay Shoot 2015 - Save the Date

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The Nelson Trust is pleased to announce the 2015 clay pigeon shoot will take place on Friday 15th May 2015 at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire. The shoot will be followed by a black tie dinner. Full details on how to enter teams and buy tickets will be announced soon. To read about the clay shoot which took place this year and see the photos taken please click here. If you are interested in sponsoring the event please contact Sarah Frost on 01453 732073 or email sarah@nelsontrust.com  Read More

Nelson Trust has stand at local Charity Fun Day

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The Fitness Mill, near the Nelson Trust in Brimscombe, Stroud, held a charity fun day on Sunday 14th September. The weather was pleasant and saw local families attending the event. The event was opened by Nick Wood of Gloucester and England Rugby. Inside the gym the studio was full of people participating in a 5 hour aerobathon! Read More

These Boots Are Made For Working

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The Nelson Trust has been kindly donated 40 pairs of second hand steel toe capped boots by the local Furniture Recycling Project in Gloucester. These boots can now be used by clients for Outward Bound activities and gardening projects at The Star Centre, where clients are able to attend courses and workshops to develop their skills and knowledge which will be of benefit to them once they leave The Nelson Trust. Read More

Santa gives a belated Christmas Present!

We were chosen as a beneficary of Stonehouse Rotary Club's annual Christmas float donations. Read More

Annual Lecture 2017

We are delighted to welcome Vicky Pryce back to The Nelson Trust. Vicky last joined us in 2016 when The Nelson Trust won recognition from The Howard League for Penal Reform. The Nelson Trust believes in the possibility of change and reform, something that Vicky has a personal affinity to. We are honoured that she is willing to share her story, along with how it has formed her opinions and inspired her latest book. Vicky will talk about women’s experiences of prison and the issues they face in custody. Using her own lived experience alongside robust economic analysis, she proposes a rethinking of the economic case for the Criminal Justice System. She will give an overview of her book, ‘Why Women need Quotas’, which is on general attitudes to women in society and also ‘Prisonomics’ building on her own experience and arguing the case for reform. Read More