Archived News February 2015

Remember the Nelson Trust in your Will

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When it comes to making a will your first thought is, of course: "I must make sure my family are provided for when I am gone". However, once having made a provision for those you love, please consider a gift in your will to help vulnerable people affected by drug and alcohol misuse. By leaving a gift to The Nelson Trust in your will you can help us to build a better future for people who desperately need help to overcome their addiction. Read More

30th Anniversary Case Study - David Smith

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As part of our 30th anniversary year, we are producing a case study each month demonstrating the work we have achieved over the last 30 years. Our February story is about a family member who accessed our Family Services.  Read More

The Nelson Trust welcomes new Trustees and Patrons

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The Nelson Trust would like to extend a warm welcome to our new trustees and patrons. John Bensted became a trustee at the end of 2014 and is the former Chief Executive of Gloucestershire Probation Trust. John’s experience and knowledge in the area of probation will be particularly valuable at the ISIS Women’s Centre, which works with female offenders to reduce their risk of reoffending. In 2013 this service was expanded to cover Swindon, serving the county of Wiltshire. Kamala Das joined the organisation in the New Year and currently works as a Barrister at St John’s Chambers. Kamala has experience of working in the field of family law and brings a wealth of knowledge in this area which will be beneficial to Family Focus, Nelson Trust’s family services. Read More