Memories mark 25 years of Moors Valley (Feb 2013)

Memories mark 25 years of Moors Valley (Feb 2013)

Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, near Ringwood, is inviting you to help mark its 25th anniversary by contributing your memories.

The Rangers are asking for photos of the Park itself, and those taken at events within the Park over the last 25 years, to be uploaded to a dedicated group at www.flickr.com/groups/MV25years.  They are particularly interested in receiving images that show the changes that have taken place over the last quarter century – or perhaps even highlight the similarities. Those unable to provide electronic versions of their photographs can drop in actual images at the Visitor Centre.

The images will be made available for everyone to see online and a selection will also be chosen for inclusion on 25 history interpretation panels that will be placed around Moors Valley; now the third most visited Country Park in England.

You can also get involved in the celebrations by adding your vote to an online list of your favourite things about Moors Valley Country Park and Forest. The public’s top 25 will then be published later in the year.

Countryside Interpretation Ranger Katie Davies said, “Moors Valley means so many different things to so many people. We need your memories to help us mark our 25th birthday. We are looking forward to seeing old photos of Moors Valley. It will be a marvellous way to see how the park has developed and will help us record the life of the park for future generations.”

For further details of all the celebratory events taking place at Moors Valley this year visit the website, www.moors-valley.co.uk or contact the Rangers on 01425 470721.

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Editors notes:

A selection of high resolution images can be downloaded from the press images gallery.

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: ktdavies@christchurchandeastdorset.gov.uk