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The Trust was created following the murder of 20-year-old Hollie Gazzard in 2014 by an ex-partner. HGT helps reduce domestic violence through creating and delivering programmes on domestic abuse and promoting healthy relationships to schools and colleges. In addition, it funds hairdressing training for young people who may not otherwise have the funds to study – Hollie was passionate about hairdressing and HGT enables others to follow their dream.  

The Hollie Gazzard Trust also campaigns to reduce anti-social behaviour and knife crime.

The ultimate aim of the Trust is to positively change the lives of young people through partnerships in communities, as well as working alongside other charities and professional agencies.

HGT was set up by Hollie’s parents, Nick and Mandy, and her sister Chloe.

About Hollie

Hollie was a determined and successful individual, a true inspiration for others, loved, by her family and friends and highly regarded by colleagues and clients alike. A friend said: “Hollie was vibrant, fun, vivacious, talented and beautiful.” She is sadly missed by all who knew her. Read More >

Hollie's Quotes

Holz Wall

” Have hope be strong laugh loud and play hard. Live in the moment, smile often, dream big. Remember you are loved and never ever give up. ”


” Don’t judge me by my past. I don’t live there any more… ”


” Time is precious, life is a mystery. ”

'The Gym'

” Someone should open a bar called ‘The Gym.’ Then, I could be one of those annoying people on Facebook that brags about going there everyday. ”


” An arrow can only be shot by pulling it back. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming. ”


” Some people create their own storms, then get upset when it rains. ”


” Don’t start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every day is a fresh start. Each day is a new beginning. Every morning we wake up is the first day of our new life. ”

Eyes Open

” Sometimes, opening your eyes may be the most painful thing you ever have to do. ”


” If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you’re fooling yourself. That’s like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn’t eat him. ”

Susan Sontag

” I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. “


” You spend too much time worrying what other people think of you… A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinion of a sheep. ”

Sign Up To Hollie Guard

Hollie Guard turns your smartphone into a personal safety device. In danger? Shake your phone or tap the screen to generate an alert. Your location and audio/video evidence will automatically be sent to your emergency contacts who can take action to help you quickly. Three alert types – Personal, Stealth, and Deterrent – allow you to choose an alert setting appropriate to your specific needs. Meeting someone? The Meeting Timer gives you extra protection when you are going to a dangerous meeting or are meeting someone new. Simply enter descriptive information and the duration of the meeting. When the meeting time has expired an alert will automatically be raised. Travelling? The Journey feature allows you to notify your friends, family, and co-workers of your movements while travelling. Enter your start and end point, and an SMS & email will be sent to your emergency contacts when you’ve started and safely completed your journey. To register for an account please click the link below or visit www.hollieguard.com. Hollie Guard was developed by the Hollie Gazzard Trust to help people stay safe.The app was created in honour of Hollie.

Hollie Guard Featured On BBC’s Radio 4 PanicGuard partner Hollie Guard was featured on Radio 4′s Today programme as a premier safety solution. During the segment Nick Gazzard, head of the Hollie Gazzard Trust, discussed how Hollie Guard turns any smartphone into a personal safety device. Radio 4 is broadcasted throughout the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands. PanicGuard developed Hollie Guard for the Hollie Gazzard Trust. To register for the App please visit www.hollieguard.com.

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Are you being stalked?

Watch the video from the National Stalking Helpline to know for sure…

Friend Request

A hard hitting film about the dangers of online grooming has led to a big increase in people coming forward for help and advice.

Your Donations

We need your donations As a charity, HGT relies solely on donations and funds raised from events and other activities. The Trust is extremely grateful to all those who support its aims and help to ensure that it positively changes the lives of young people. Money raised through donations benefits community projects. In 2015, HGT created the Hollie’s Young People Programme and funded Peace Pedalers – click on the video to find out more about HGT projects. Please help further the Trust’s objectives via the DONATE tab. Thank you.

How we spend your donations The money that we raise through grants and donations goes towards a number of projects in the local community. In 2015 we created Hollie’s Young People programme, funded the Peace Pedalers and sponsored a number of hairdressing students at Gloucestershire College. Please click on the video to find out more about each of these projects.

Upcoming Events And Social Media

HGT Events

Nov 18

Hollie Gazzard Trust Annual Dinner – The Roaring 20’s

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - November 19 @ 1:00 am
Down Hatherley Lane

Other Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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Summer HollieDay in conjunction with Wooden Spoon Cider Festival

July 22, 2017, 12:00pm - July 22, 2017, 10:00pm

#SummerHollieDay In conjuction with the Wooden Spoon Cider Festival Proudly Supported by: The Property Centre Dee & Griffin Solicitors Saturday 22nd July | 12 noon until late Longlevens Rugby Club,...

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HGT Twitter

@SafeguardingHr Hollie Guard from @HollieGazzardT is fantastic for young people: https://t.co/wuYTuex6XQ #SGhour

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Happy Saturday everybody! Have a great weekend! #WeekendVibes #weekendwarrior #Gloucester

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Important to identify coercive control. Ask the right questions. Congratulations @bedspolice on first conviction #WhyWeChangedTheLaw https://t.co/PgvupYduxD

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DOWNLOAD #HollieGuard App, Register, Activate & fill in your emergency contacts. https://t.co/i4lDsOo6rh #feelsafe #besafe #domesticviolence

With over 11,000 subscribers and #awardwinning #HollieGuard is fast becoming the must-have safety app. https://t.co/89GWtQMq5P #stalking

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A Call To Men

On 19 May the University of Gloucestershire are hosting an A Call2Men UK event on Promoting Respect, Preventing Violence. A C2M(UK) work to explore, understand and unpack “the man box” to begin to take apart the forms of toxic masculinity which promote men and boy’s...

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Cotswold label support HGT

A locally inspired footwear brand, designed and distributed in Gloucestershire, ‘Cotswold’, has chosen the Hollie Gazzard Trust to be their charity of the Year. The styles in the UK label’s ‘wellington’, ‘hiking’ and ‘lifestyle’ ranges reflect the daily life of the...

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Hollie Gazzette

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