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24 gigs in 24 hours

June 30, 2014 – 10:02 am |

You may be aware that recently BBC Introducing, in the Beds, Herts and Bucks area pulled off quite an impressive feat: 24 gigs, in 24 hours, to celebrate the summer solstice. Across the 3 counties …

Fastest in the Forest

June 24, 2014 – 3:17 pm |

We hosted the Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers Forest 5k run last week and it was a huge turn out thanks to the amazing summer weather, with over 100 juniors for the 1k dash – more …

Symphonia album…watch this space!

June 23, 2014 – 9:59 am |

Saturday marked not only the longest day of the year but also our second concert from Symphonia Academica – ‘Summer Symphonia.’ Conducted by David Beaman, and with John Crossman as guest star on oboe, the …

Summer Symphonia tickets available

June 16, 2014 – 3:42 pm |

In a nice twist, on their return to the Forest Centre after their sold-out concert last year, Symphonia Academica have decided to let the audience choose some of their pieces this year for their ‘Summer …

New wildlife videos now online!

June 13, 2014 – 3:28 pm |

If you want to check out some amazing videos our volunteers have taken on site of the summer wildlife, check out our Youtube channel. Just uploaded some great shots from right near the Forest Centre, …

Get snapping on Nature Photography Day

June 13, 2014 – 11:00 am |

June 15th is Nature Photography Day. Now, fair enough this day is American, and we don’t strictly have an equivalent, but nevertheless it’s a great opportunity (as the North American Nature Photography Association website says) …

Allen Scythe Latest

June 11, 2014 – 4:48 pm |

An update from Derek Edmunds on the restoration of a venerable machine in the Forest Centre’s barn…
It has been suggested to me that an update on the Allen Scythe is overdue. Since my last report …

Change your face wash – save the Ocean.

June 6, 2014 – 11:00 am |

Officially recognised by the UN in 2008, Sunday 8th June is World Oceans Day. Much like trees, the ocean generates a lot of the oxygen we breathe and regulates our climate. There’s a reason that …

P4C – could you help evaluate the project?

June 4, 2014 – 9:54 am |

The Forest of  Marston Vale’s Paths 4 Communities project is a great way to explore the Forest on foot, by bicycle or on horseback using ten newly published routes.
Ten routes for walkers and riders have been …

Reed All About It – June edition

June 3, 2014 – 2:07 pm |

The June edition of Reed All About It, the newsletter of the Forest of Marston Vale Volunteers is out now!  Click on the link here.

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