As West Horsley Place prepares for the opening of Place Farm and the Manor House this sumer, Director Peter Pearce tells Surrey Life about the work of the West Horsley Place Trust. Here's a snippet to whet your appetite:

"Describe Your volunteer to us. . . .

We have a truly wonderful corps of volunteers, now numbering over 150 and helping us to restore the gardens, open the house to visitors, give talks about West Horsley Place and much else besides. They include many people from West and East Horsley and we are proud and grateful to welcome all of them. 

If readers were to give £10, how might it be spent?

On of two related things; the on-going repair and restoration of our Grade I listed historic house, or support of the programmes we are currently developing, working with organisations devoted to social welfare, health, wellbeing and the development of skills, to deliver activities at West Horsley Place. "

Read more in Surrey Life, available at all good Surrey retailers.