Archived News March 2015

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

Client-led Cookery Workshop

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Nelson Trust’s own King of Cookery, Scott Baldwin, ran a cookery workshop on Wednesday 18th February. The STAR centre’s kitchen has been out of action for almost a year, but saucepans were rattling once again as Scott demonstrated how to make the perfect Leek & Potato soup. Read More

30th Anniversary Case Study - Jenny

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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 March story is about a women who accessed our women-only residential treatment service. Read More

Nelson Trust Annual Lecture

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This year's annual lecture is the first fundraising event of 2015 and will see Antony Beevor, the world renowned historian, speak on Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble. This is the first time Antony will be speaking on this subject. Read More