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Guests travel from near and far to listen to Antony Beevor

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The Nelson Trust Annual Lecture took place on Thursday 23rd April 2015 on a glorious spring evening in the grounds of Westonbirt School. 140 guests travelled from near and far to hear Antony Beevor share his unique knowledge and passion for modern history. Antony is one of the country's most distinguished historians and has written a succession of books relating to military history. To date he has sold over 6 million copies. The event was also a successful fundraiser, raising over £6,600 for the charity. The Annual Lecture is the first fundraising event of the year, which is also the 30th anniversary year of the charity. Read More

Clay Shoot and Dinner at Berkeley Castle

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Our most popular fundraising event is now less than a month away, with the Clay Shoot and Black Tie Dinner taking place on Friday 15th May 2015 at Berkeley Castle. Last year the event coincided with the BBC filming Wolf Hall. Many of the guests were mistakenly sent to the middle of the film set, after saying they had arrived for the 'shoot', adding to the unique experience. Read More

Cybercrime Workshop - Raising Awareness and How to Prevent Cybercrime

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The many sinister faces of Cybercrime are little understood and their affects can be devastating.  ISIS Women’s Centre in Gloucester is delivering a workshop on three separate days - Friday, 10th, 17th and 24th April to raise awareness and help prevent cybercrime.  Read More

New Grant from Public Health England Boosts Gloucestershire’s Hub for Recovery

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Public Health England has just announced a grant of £350,000 to The Nelson Trust.  The money, from the national Drug and Alcohol Capital Grants Fund, has been awarded for the purchase of a building in Stroud which will serve two important purposes for Gloucestershire’s recovery community: downstairs will be an Upcycling Shop trading restored and redecorated furniture and household goods; upstairs there will be accommodation for up to four individuals who have successfully completed their addiction treatment and are just at the point of returning to paid employment. Read More

The Nelson Trust celebrates its 30th Anniversary

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We invite all our friends and supporters to join us in celebrating our 30th anniversary in 2015. Read More

Running through Mud for The Hub

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On Sunday 16th November 8 female members of staff from the Nelson Trust travelled to Cardiff to participate in a mud run to raise funds for The Hub, a new project which will see a community cafe set up in Gloucester. Read More

How Zurich Community Trust has helped the Nelson Trust

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Zurich Community Trust (the Trust) and the Nelson Trust have developed a very good relationship over the last 8 years that shows a profound influence to other large companies and their Corporate Social Responsibility policies. The Trust has not only donated thousands of pounds over the years, it has also facilitated the donation of hundreds of hours of Zurich employees’ time and fundraising to help our clients and their families because they care. Read More

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