Country Park pays tribute to over 150 volunteers (July 2013)

Country Park pays tribute to over 150 volunteers (July 2013)

A dedicated group of volunteers recently enjoyed a summer social gathering at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest to day ‘thank’ you’ for all their hard work.

Over 150 volunteers have worked alongside the Rangers at Moors Valley over the last four years. This dedicated team has been responsible for leading a programme of Health Walks and Cycle Rides, created especially to give local people the opportunity to take part in regular outdoor exercise in an enjoyable environment.

“This incredible band of volunteers has been invaluable in helping to make our Activate 1000 programme such a success,” said Healthy Lifestyle Ranger, Karl Prince.

“Since the programme began nearly 5,000 local people have taken that first crucial step towards a healthy lifestyle. They have been supported all the way by our fantastic volunteers and it is a real pleasure to be able to bring so many of them together to say a personal thank you for all the hard work and effort they have put in over the years.”

For information on the wide range of events and activities now available at Moors Valley Country Park call the Rangers on 01425 470721 or visit


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For more detailed information contact:
Katie Davies at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Nr Ringwood BH24 2ET
Tel: 01425 470721 Email: