Project Leads


Supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund

1. Connecting Communities through Action

Nicola Lynes (Community Engagement Officer, Support Staffordshire)

Nicola Lynes

Community Engagement Officer
Support Staffordshire
Support Staffordshire

Project lead for:
CCA01 - Community Engagement
CCA03 - Big Washlands Watch
CCA06 - Tales from the River Bank

Kathryn Kavanagh (WildChild Officer, Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT)

Katheryn Kavanagh

WildChild Officer
Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT
Transforming the Trent Valley

Project lead for:
CCA02 - WildChild

Simon Lowe (Transforming Lives Officer)

Simon Lowe

Transforming Lives Officer
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Project lead for:
CCA04 - Transforming Lives
CCA05 - Connecting with Nature

2. River Valley Connections

Ruth Needham (Senior Catchment Manager, Trent Rivers Trust)

Ruth Needham

Senior Catchment Manager
Trent Rivers Trust
Trent Rivers Trust

Project lead for:
RVC01 - Trent Valley Way

Alan Leather (Enterprise Manager, Canal & River Trust)

Alan Leather

Enterprise Manager
Canal & River Trust
Canal & River Trust

Project lead for:
RVC02 - Canal Access

Chantelle Grundy (Access and Environment Officer, British Canoeing)

Chantelle Grundy

Access and Environment Officer
British Canoeing
British Canoeing

Project lead for:
RVC03 - Canoe Discovery

Will Spencer (Transport Planner, Staffordshire County Council)

Will Spencer

Transport Planner
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council

Project lead for:
RVC04 - Gateway to the Trent Valley

Kelley Kerr-Delworth (Business Relations Officer, East Staffordshire Borough Council)

Kelley Kerr-Delworth

Business Relations Officer
East Staffordshire Borough Council
East Staffordshire Borough Council

Project lead (with Steve Cheshire) for:
RVC05 - Waymarking of Cycle Routes

Steve Cheshire (Senior Interpretation Officer, Transforming the Trent Valley)

Steve Cheshire

Senior Interpretation Officer
Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT
Transforming the Trent Valley

Project lead for:
RVC05 - Waymarking of Cycle Routes
TTTV2 - Interpretation Programme

3. Transforming the Landscape

Victoria Bunter (Living Floodplains Officer, Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT)

Victoria Bunter

Living Floodplains Officer
Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT
Transforming the Trent Valley

Project lead (with Melanie Sanders) for:
TL01 - Living Floodplains

Melanie Sanders (Living Floodplains Officer, Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT)

Melanie Sanders

Living Floodplains Officer
Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT
Transforming the Trent Valley

Project lead (with Victoria Bunter) for:
TL01 - Living Floodplains

Julia Baker (Senior Enterprise Officer, East Staffordshire Borough Council)

Julia Baker

Senior Enterprise Officer
East Staffordshire Borough Council
East Staffordshire Borough Council

Project lead for:
TL02 - Rolleston Brook Hollows

Rod Whiteman (Cultural Heritage Officer, Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT)

Rod Whiteman

Cultural Heritage Officer
Transforming the Trent Valley/SWT
Transforming the Trent Valley

Project lead for:
TL03 - Transforming the Trent Valley’s Heritage
TL04 - Stop! The Military Heritage of the Trent Valley