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Christmas Tree Festival – a snowy success!

December 12, 2013 – 4:09 pm |

Another year nearly over and another Christmas Tree Festival has come to a close! Thank you to everyone who attended our Winter Wonderland last weekend, at the Forest Centre – with Santa, fairground rides, lots …

Wind Turbine Preparation continues…

December 12, 2013 – 3:17 pm |

There is plenty of action on site this week as preparation for the wind turbine continues. Up at the turbine location, construction of the substantial foundations continues. The piling was completed last week, this was …

Forest calendar – great stocking filler

December 10, 2013 – 3:10 pm |

We still have a few copies of the Forest Volunteers’ beautiful 2014 calendar available for a very reasonable £6 (plus £1.10 p&p if required).
The calendar was designed by volunteers using fantastic photographs taken by Volunteers and …

Rotary at the Rectory

December 4, 2013 – 11:14 am |

Earlier this year, James Russell, the Marston Vale Trust’s Forest Director gave a presentation to the Luton Rotary Club, having been invited through previous contact with former High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Jack Sapsworth MBE, a …

Tree Planting at Rectory Wood, Cranfield – 1st December 2013

December 3, 2013 – 2:09 pm |

On a bright and sunny Sunday, about 180 people gathered at Rectory Wood for a tree planting session.
A short walk from the coach, parked in the school car park, brought us to the open field …

Wind Turbine Foundations Begin

December 2, 2013 – 12:35 pm |

As I arrived at work this morning, I was greeted by an enormous machine on the main driveway. The machine is a 90 tonne piling rig, and has now been moved into position at the …

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