Archived News July 2014

Success for Clients on Suited and Booted Course

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The Nelson Trust Education, Training and Employment (ETE) Team are pleased to announce a successful start to the Suited, Booted & Recruited course. Stroud College invited our clients to participate in this nine-day venture, which covered such areas as interview skills, first aid and group communication techniques. Read More

Nelson Trust Appoints a New Chair

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Ann Buxton has been appointed to the Chair of The Nelson Trust with effect from 11th July 2014.  Ann, who has been a trustee for three years, has taken over from David Granger, who is stepping down after three years as Chair. Read More

EESI Ltd Shortlisted for The Charity Business Awards 2014 after nominated from The Nelson Trust

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The Nelson Trust nominated local business EESI Ltd for the Corporate Award in this year’s Charity Business Awards for their work refurbishing toilet facilities at the Trust’s treatment centre. Read More

We fought The Law…and The Law won!

Nelson Trust clients can hold their heads high after a fine display of skill and sportsmanship at the CCP Charity Shield 6-a-side football tournament held at Quedgeley Wanderers sports complex in Gloucestershire on 16th July 2014.   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

Crossing the Pennines for Addiction Recovery

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On 17th July, Ruth Saunders will be setting of from her home in Gloucester with just her bike and a backpack and heading for the Pennine mountains to begin a 137 mile cycle for a Gloucestershire charity. Read More