We are delighted to welcome Charles Vyvyan as our Chair. He was elected at our AGM on 23 January. Charles is a local resident and a passionate believer in the Park. He brings an enormous wealth of experience to this role as the Park moves into an interesting phase in its history and we are very pleased to have him on board. Charles Vyvyan spent 35 years in the Army in a variety of operational command and staff appointments throughout the world. Since he retired in 2000 he has worked as a strategic adviser to a number of government and commercial organisations. He has most recently been involved with Orbis the charity that takes planes converted into operating theatres specifically to deal with sight related problems in countries without access specialist eye doctors. We look forward to working with Charles and benefiting from his experience.