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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Bewick House
22 Thorpe Road
Norwich
NR1 1RY

Registered charity: 208734
VAT number: 876 3225 06

Telephone: 01603 625540
Send us an email: info@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Please note: If you see any livestock (sheep, cattle or ponies) on our reserves in difficulty or distress please contact our Grazing Manager, David Tallentire on 07769 710369. If you see any wildlife in difficulty please contact the RSPCA.

About Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the oldest Wildlife Trust in the country. The purchase of 400 acres of marsh at Cley on the north Norfolk coast in 1926 to be held ‘in perpetuity as a bird breeding sanctuary’ provided a blueprint for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK.

NWT has come a long way in 90 years. From humble beginnings we now:
  • have over 35,500 members, more than 100 corporate members, and eight thriving local members groups.
  • give conservation advice to a wide variety of organisations and individuals
  • provide education services for over 5,000 young people on school and university field trips each year.
  • run hundreds of informative and fun events at our reserves
  • care for over 50 nature reserves and other protected sites encompassing wetland, heathland, woodland and coastal habitats that provide a home for flagship species including otter, water vole, natterjack toad, bittern, common crane, marsh harrier, bearded tit, swallowtail and Norfolk hawker.

Our vision for Norfolk:
  • where the future of wildlife is protected and enhanced through sympathetic management
  • and people are connected with and inspired by Norfolk’s wildlife and wild spaces

Please browse the site to find out more about what we do and consider supporting our work for Norfolk’s wildlife.

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Download the Code of Conduct and Complaints Process

NWT is a registered charity and is registered with the Charity Fundraising Regulator.  If you wish to download the Code of Conduct or Complaints Process, please do so below.
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NWT Staff and Trustees


Patron: Her Majesty the Queen
Vice Patron: Sir Timothy Colman KG
President: Bill Jordan

Hon Vice President: Michael Baker
Hon Vice President: Mary Dorling
Hon Vice President: Martin Shaw
Hon Vice President: John Snape
Hon Vice President: Angela Turner

Ambassador: Ben Garrod

Members of Council as at 3 November 2017
Chair: David Thompson
Vice-Chair: Jeff Price
Treasurer: Jon Humphreys

Greg Beeton
Garth Inman
Alice Liddle
Philip Norton
Geoff Randall
Ann Roberts
Sue Roe
John Sharpe
Mike Toms
Heather Tyrrell

 
Members of Staff as at 3 November 2017

CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE

Chief Executive and Company Secretary: Brendan Joyce
Executive Officer: Marion Riches
HR Manager: Kate Martin
Administrator to the Chief Executive's Office: Wendy Halsey
Cley Project Manager: Ian Leatherbarrow
 

DEVELOPMENT

Head of Development: Nik Khandpur

PR & Communications Manager: Rebecca Worsfold
Graphic Designer: Hannah Moulton
Cley Marketing and Events Intern: Bayley Wooldridge

Senior Grants Officer: Kate Aldridge
Fundraising & Legacy Officer: Jane Ryan
Fundraising Officer: Jane Warren
Fundraising Assistant: Martin Parker

Membership Officer: Lucy Denman
Membership Development Officer: James Hogg


NATURE RESERVES & LAND MANAGEMENT

Head of Nature Reserves: John Milton
Head of Nature Reserves: Kevin Hart
Senior Reserves Officer: Debs Kershaw
Administration Assistant (Reserves): Claire Brooks
Grazing Manager: David Tallentire
Shepherd: Corinne Lehmann

Reserves Officer (Broads & Coast): Kirsty Bailey
Warden Cley & Salthouse Marshes: George Baldock
Warden Cley & Salthouse Marshes: Bernard Bishop
Reserves Manager Broads North: John Blackburn
Senior Reserves Assistant Broads North: Jon Wheeler
Hickling Broad Apprentice: Isaac Lester
Reserves Manager Broads South: Adam Pimble
Assistant Reserves Manager Broads South: Bob Morgan
Reserves Assistant Broads South: Mark Amiss
Reserves Assistant Broads South: Gary Williams

Reserves Manager West Norfolk: Bill Boyd
Assistant Reserves Manager West Norfolk: Anne Simpson
West Norfolk Reserves Assistant Warden: Nicolas Vilela
Estate Worker West Norfolk: Stephen Rowland

Warden Holme Dunes: Gary Hibberd
Holme Dunes Apprentice: Robert Smith

Reserves Manager Woods and Heaths: Steve Collin
Senior Reserves Assistant: Daniel Maidstone
Machinery Specialist: Paul Lambert

Reserves Manager Breckland: Jonathan Preston
Assistant Reserves Manager Breckland: Joe Hanks
Brecks Heathland Project Officer: Andy Palles-Clark

 

PEOPLE & WILDLIFE

Head of People and Wildlife: David North
Senior Conservation Officer: John Hiskett
Conservation Officer: Helen Baczkowska
Conservation Officer: Sam Brown
Conservation Officer: Aaron Brown
Conservation Officer: Emily Nobbs
Senior Education Officer: Annabel Hill
Education Officer: David Fieldhouse
Cley Community Education Officer: Rachael Wright
Project Officer: Gemma Walker
Project Officer: Mark Webster
Volunteer Coordinator: Alan Marchbank
Interpretation Officer: Chris Hood



FINANCE & SUPPORT SERVICES

Head of Finance & Support Services: Colin Ford
Finance Officer: Gill Fisher
Finance Assistant: Kimara Farrow
Administrative Assistant: Jean Petit
Administrative Assistant: Jill Dawber
IT Manager: Mike Hudd
IT Assistant: Chris Hunt
Support Services Officer: Sheila Weller
Receptionist (Mon): Sarah Carey
Receptionist (Tues-Fri) Teresa Le Compte


Norfolk Wildlife Enterprises & Visitor Centres

Visitor Centre and Sales Manager: Nick Morrit
Sales Officer: Amy Cartwright
Cley Visitor Centre Manager: Ewan Carr
Cley and Holme Dunes Catering Manager: Janine Shea
Cley Senior Visitor Reception Assistant: Gary Mills
Cley Senior Catering Assistant: Silvia Combe
Cley Visitor Reception Assistant: Beverley Whiley
Cley Catering Assistant: Abi Woodruff

Download the Annual Reports

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Latest News from Norfolk Wildlife Trust

2017-11-20 Brendan Joyce receives an OBE Brendan Joyce receives an OBE at Buckingham Palace
Monday 20 November, 2017
Chief Executive of Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Brendan Joyce, received an OBE on Thursday for services to nature conserva...
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Monday 13 November, 2017
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2017-10-26 NWT's newest nature reserve: P NWT's newest nature reserve: Pigneys Wood
Thursday 26 October, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce that it has been entrusted with the ownership of Pigneys Wood, a l...
2017-10-25 New report urges Government to New report urges Government to tackle five challenges simultaneously
Wednesday 25 October, 2017
Today The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report that sets a vision for our marine environment post Brexit. It identifi...
2017-10-24 Hedgehog season Hedgehog season
Tuesday 24 October, 2017
This time of year you may see hedgehogs and be concerned if they need help and if so what to do. Time is of the essen...
2017-10-13 Safeguarding water supply at t Safeguarding water supply at the Trinity Broads
Friday 13 October, 2017
The supply of drinking water from the Trinity Boards has been secured for many years to come, thanks to an innovative...
2017-10-11 Powerful Climate Change Exhibi Powerful Climate Change Exhibition at Cley
Wednesday 11 October, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust will bring to Norfolk the work of award-winning photographer Ashley Cooper; known globally for...
2017-10-02 New report links volunteering New report links volunteering in nature with better mental health
Monday 02 October, 2017
A new report which examines the effects of volunteering in nature on people’s mental health is published by The...
2017-09-20 Cley Calling – Autumn Colours Cley Calling – Autumn Colours
Wednesday 20 September, 2017
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2017-09-19 Celebrating two decades of rub Celebrating two decades of rubbish help for biodiversity
Tuesday 19 September, 2017
It feels counterintuitive - the waste we produce helping to restore habitats and conserve some of Norfolk’s mos...
2017-09-14 Investing in the future – NWT’ Investing in the future – NWT’s apprenticeship programme
Thursday 14 September, 2017
Nearly three years ago, thanks to support from Lincs Wind Farm, Norfolk Wildlife Trust appointed two apprentices to u...
2017-09-11 Breeding redshank return to Ro Breeding redshank return to Roydon Common after 40 years
Monday 11 September, 2017
A new noise has joined the cacophony of bubbling curlew, drumming snipe and the ‘tooo-wips’ of lapwing th...