Archived News May 2016

Calling on drug & alcohol treatment centres to give sex workers a voice

Kirsty Tate, Outreach Worker at The Nelson Trust, calls on drug and alcohol treatment centres across the UK to give sex working women a voice. Kirsty is an Outreach Worker to sex working women, based at The Nelson Trust’s Women’s Centre in Gloucester. Driven by a determination to lead these women into residential drug treatment, she runs a drop-in for a red light district of the city. She has developed The Griffin Program to enable women to heal from the effects of sex working. This specialist treatment is delivered at The Nelson Trust’s residential service in Stroud. Kirsty has been a Griffin Fellow and this executive summary is the result of her research for The Griffins Society, funded by the Lankelly Chase Foundation. Read More

Clay Shoot and Black Tie Dinner 2016

The Annual Clay Shoot and Black Tie Dinner held on Friday 13th May at Berkeley Castle and the Folly raised over £30,000 for The Nelson Trust. 24 teams participated in the shoot, with Edward Notley Kent’s team winning the Richard Lister Trophy. 105 people attended the dinner in the Great Hall at Berkeley Castle. Jazz from The Delphian Singers enhanced the ambience and the evening was rounded off with an auction. The new Nelson Trust Grand Prize Draw was launched on the night. This will close on 30th November 2016, so there’s plenty of time to buy more when you attend another Nelson Trust event. This is your chance to win a brand new Peugeot 108 Active provided by Warners Motors. Read More