Archived News December 2015

A Story of Recovery - Emily Mason

Security is all young mother, Emily Mason*, really wanted when she arrived at the door of our Women’s Centre with her social worker, Kate. Emily was just nineteen. She had been living with abuse most of her life. In fear of her own front door, she developed mental health problems, including schizophrenia. Her alcoholic and violent partner controlled her life.  Read More

Pantomime 2015

On the 22nd December, Nelson Trust supporters, clients and friends came together to watch the most recent Nelson Trust production, a pantomime based on the story of Oliver Twist. Clients discovered new talents in script writing, drama, performance, and stage set design, as well as all the technical skills required to deliver a big production.  Read More

Howard League Awards 2015

Just one year after opening, The Nelson Trust Women’s Centre in Swindon came runner-up in the Women's Category at The Howard League Community Awards in London in July 2015. Sue Lee, Sex Worker Outreach Worker, and Lou Kuklinski, the Vice Liaison Officer at Wiltshire Police, have been supporting as many as 42 women in Swindon over the last year. Read More