National Police Memorial Day

The Gurney Fund has paid tribute to the thousands of officers who have lost their lives in duty, at the annual National Police Memorial Day in Cardiff. Tim Packham, Chair of Trustees, who attended the ceremony on Sunday (24 September) said: “It is important to us to be here to remember the fallen.  “At the […]

Why Support the Fund? Ask Someone Who Knows

An Avon and Somerset Police officer who lost his wife, a fellow officer, said that The Gurney Fund had been “a massive help” to his family and had allowed his children to lead a normal life. PC Ben Blackmore, who works in neighbourhood policing in Bristol, began his career with Thames Valley Police before moving […]

Making a Difference in Real Life

A medically retired police officer has spoken about how much The Gurney Fund has helped her daughter play the sports she loves. Cassie Morgan retired from Devon & Cornwall Police in 2019 through ill health, after being diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, an auto-immune disorder. She said: “I was getting very poorly and when I retired […]

Summer is Here

The summer holidays are almost here and we wanted to remind our beneficiaries’ parents that if your family is in receipt of a weekly allowance from The Gurney Fund, your children may be eligible for a grant towards a school holiday activity. We introduced this new initiative back in January and the Trustees will consider […]

Getting to Know a New Trustee

We have recently welcomed a new trustee on to the board and Rachel has shared her background and reasons for becoming a trustee of the Fund. “We ask a lot of our policing colleagues, so it’s good to be able to make a difference,” the newest Trustee of The Gurney Fund, Rachel Nolan, has said. […]

Volunteers’ Week – 1 to 7 June 2023

Thank you, Trustees! Volunteers Week provides an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the millions of people across the UK who contribute their time and energy to benefit our communities. The Gurney Fund would like to send out a big ‘thank you’ to all our Trustees who are volunteers with huge responsibilities. We really appreciate the […]

Well Done Terasa!

Hertfordshire Police Federation Rep, Terasa Holden and Zoey trained hard for the Ford Ride London – Essex 100 bike ride and on Sunday 28th May, they crossed the finish line having raised over £500 for The Gurney Fund. Congratulations to Terasa and Zoey for taking on the challenge. Such an achievement on a sunny bank […]

Pedal Power for The Gurney Fund

Hertfordshire Police Federation Rep, Terasa Holden, is currently training for the Ford Ride London – Essex 100 bike ride which will take place on 28th May 2023. We are delighted and so very grateful that Terasa (pictured right) and Zoey have selected The Gurney Fund as their chosen charity to support with their fundraising. Terasa […]

Mental Health Awareness Week – 15th to 21st May 2023

During Mental Health Awareness Week we wanted to highlight how The Gurney Fund helps our beneficiaries with any counselling needs. The aim of The Gurney Fund is to provide support relating to the educational and developmental needs of the children of police officers where a parent has died or retired due to ill health. The […]

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All at The Gurney Fund are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our Patron Her Majesty The Queen.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the Royal Family. Our thoughts are with them at this terribly sad time.

Why We Do What We Do

Our families took the time with words of thanks following the issue of a celebratory Jubilee grant which the trustees awarded to each and every one of our beneficiaries.

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