About – The Trust & Committees

Vinters Valley Nature Reserve is NOT run by any council, but by a group of dedicated local volunteers, who have formed a registered charity called the “Vinters Valley Park Trust”.


  • Steve Songhurst


  • Vic (Chairman)
  • Richard (Deputy Chairman)
  • Peter
  • Geoff
  • Pat
  • Gary
  • Bob

The secretary for the Trustees is currently vacant (we are looking for someone to take on this role)
The treasurer is Anne

Management Committeee

The management committee are responsible for the running of the reserve and the management plan.  They report to the Trustees.  Some of the members specialise in certain wildlife subjects and conservation:

  • Harry (Chairman)
  • Ben (Vice Chairman, Birds & Butterflies)
  • Richard (Trustee)
  • Steve (Warden)
  • Margaret (Secretary for the management committee)
  • Geoff (Fungi)
  • Clive (Birds)
  • Howard (Flies)
  • Peter (Butterflies)
  • Jackie
  • Ann (Treasurer)
  • Tony
  • Lynne

Fund Raising Committee
The committee are responsible for finding funding for the reserve

  • Richard (Chairman & Trustee)
  • Geoff (Trustee)
  • Harry (Chairman of the Management Committee)
  • Peter

IT & Social Media

The committee are responsible for IT & Social Media for the reserve\trust

  • Ben (Chairman)
  • Lynne
  • Steve