The Benenden Village Trust owns and maintains a major group of assets given to the Parish a century ago

for the benefit and recreation of all.

The Trust is responsible for:

  • promoting facilities for recreation and leisure in Benenden and Iden Green
  • the bequests of Lord Rothermere in memory of his sons, Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth and Vere Sidney Harmsworth - the recreation fields in Benenden and Iden Green, and St George's Hall.
  • the Trust is managed by Trustees elected by Members
  • Membership is open to all aged over 18 living in the Parish and to representatives of organisations and businesses within the Parish.

The Trust invites all residents of Benenden Parish over 18 to sign up as MEMBERS.
Please go to the membership page to find information and an online application form. Membership is FREE!

News

Playground on Benenden Recreation Field

Annual General Meeting

Monday 11th October, 7pm, Iden Green Pavilion

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At the AGM Members approved the Trustee Report and Financial Statements to year-end 31st March 2021.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

From October 2021 the Trustee Board consists of Kent Barker, Olivia Collier, Athena Cripps, Tom Dawlings, Martin Dickson, Julie Lewis, Sally Ann Marks, Jonathan Strong and Richard Stubbings.

The work of the Trust has been split into Working Groups and Trustees appointed to each group.

  • Policies and Processes : Athena Cripps, Sally Ann Marks, Richard Stubbings
  • Membership, Public Relations and Website : Kent Barker, Olivia Collier, Martin Dickson, Jonathan Strong
  • Health, Safety and Security; Playgrounds; Risk Management : Athena Cripps, Tom Dawlings, Martin Dickson
  • Property Management, Maintenance and Development; Environment :Kent Barker, Olivia Collier, Richard Stubbings
  • HR : Athena Cripps, Tom Dawlings, Sally Ann Marks
  • Finance, Governance and Compliance : Martin Dickson, Sally Ann Marks, Jonathan Strong
  • Parish and Borough Council Liaison : Kent Barker, Tom Dawlings

If you feel that you have a particular skill or interest that you can bring to the Trust then please contact any Trustee or the Trust Manager.  Trustees have the ability to co-opt additional Trustees during the course of the year.

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