Officer appointed

A PROJECT to protect the iconic landscape around Belper has appointed a new project development officer.

Kevin Mann will take up the role with the Lower Derwent Valley Landscape Partnership, which is led by Belper’s Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Natural England and Derbyshire County Council.

He will be based at the trust’s offices in Belper’s mill and will be involved in the submission of an application for funding to the Heritage Lottery Fund for £2.5 million for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.