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30th Anniversary Story - Lorna

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Lorna Higgs (51) understands that you’re not born with mental health problems – she knows from experience that trauma causes them. Lorna now lives contentedly in the very road in Oxford where her mother and grandmother grew up. At the age of 11, she won a scholarship to a private school, but drink ruined her life. Read her story to find out how change is possible: Read More

Glorious Gardens and Marvellous Meadows

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On Monday 22nd June, our dedicated supporters came together for a private viewing of the Coronation Meadow at Hyde Mill, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, by kind invitation of Hugh and Rosie Tollemache. The Coronation Meadow was an idea of HRH The Prince of Wales, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation, and to create a meadow in every county to protect the UK’s remaining meadows and use them as springboards for the creation of new meadows right across the country. Read More

Vote for Jo! ISIS Key Worker nominated for national award

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“When the Crown Court judge asked me for my professional opinion before he sentenced my client…that really brought home to me how far I had come!” Read More

30th Anniversary Story - David

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As part of our 30th anniversar year, we are producing a story each month demonstrating the work we have achieved over the last 30 years. Our June story is about a client who accessed our residential treatment services. Read More

Clay Shoot and Black Tie Dinner a Success for The Nelson Trust

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The Clay Shoot and Black Tie Dinner held on Friday 15th May at Berkeley Castle and the Folly raised an impressive £56,000 for The Nelson Trust. Thirty-two teams participated in the shoot, with Edward Notley Kent’s team winning the Richard Lister Trophy. 130 people attended the dinner in the evening held in the Great Hall at Berkeley Castle. The auction itself raised £31,000 and the raffle raised over £1,300. Read More

Local Business hosts Quiz Night in aid of The Nelson Trust

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Business consultancy company IMSM, based in Malmesbury, hosted a Quiz Night in aid of The Nelson Trust on Thursday 14th May at Barbury Inn, Wiltshire. Read More

30th Anniversary Case Study - Tom

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As part of our 30th anniversar year, we are producing a case study each month demonstrating the work we have achieved over the last 30 years. Our May story is about a client who accessed our residential treatment services. Read More

Cotswold Hills conquered for The Nelson Trust

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Three keen runners tackled the Cotswold Hills on Sunday 10th May and took on the Stroud Trail Marathon and Half Marathon for The Nelson Trust raising funds to support those who are facing challenges caused by drug and alcohol addiction. Two runners completed the full marathon and one runner completed the half marathon. Read More

Fete and Family Fun Day with Prize Draw

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Join us and celebrate 30 years of The Nelson Trust on Saturday 11th July at our Fete and Family Fun Day at the Star Centre, Hope Mills Business Park, Brimscombe, Stroud, GL5 2SE between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. Bring along friends, family and colleagues – the more the merrier!  There’s something for everyone, from traditional Trap the Rat and a Coconut Shy to flamboyant dancers and a Dog Show. Big band to get the vibe. Children can get their faces painted and et off steam on the bouncy castle. This is The Nelson Trust’s way of saying a big thank you to everyone for all their support over the last 30 years. Read More

Nelson Trust clients come to the aid of their neighbour

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The Nelson Trust in Stroud provides treatment, education, training and resettlement for people with drug and alcohol addictions. As part of their rehabilitation programme, clients are equipped with many new skills. This builds their confidence and sets them up for life after rehab. As part of this, they are very fortunate to get First Aid training with the British Red Cross. Read More