Rewards handed to Exmoor volunteers
Volunteers who help conserve Exmoor have been rewarded with a package of gifts. The volunteer rangers have each contributed over 50 hours in the past year to help manage the National Trust’s 5,000 hectare Holnicote Estate on Exmoor.
Richard Sussex, manager of The Rohan Country Store in Dunster, gave each of the 31 volunteers a £25 voucher to spend in the specialist outdoor clothing shop.
He said: “The contribution made by volunteers who willingly give up their time to support the upkeep of this beautiful area we live in is absolutely fantastic.”
The group were also rewarded with National Trust Volunteer Cards, giving them free admission to trust properties and 20% discount in their shops and restaurants, along with volunteer handbooks and car stickers.
National Trust Ranger Paul Camp, said: “The support given by volunteers is invaluable, whether that is in the maintenance of the 250km of rights of way or providing information and assistance to the millions of visitors that come to Holnicote throughout the year.
“ Volunteering also provides an opportunity for people who have a passion or an interest in their local area to give something back.”
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