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Dan Hadfield shines as Gary Barlow

March 29, 2015 – 5:55 pm |

Big thanks to everyone who came to see the incredible Dan Hadfield perform as Gary Barlow on Saturday night – all the staff loved him, and judging by the packed dance floor everyone else did …

New closing times!

March 29, 2015 – 10:00 am |

Spring has officially sprung – as the clocks have gone forward we now close at 6pm instead of 5pm, each evening. The main gate will also close at this time.

An education on live radio

March 28, 2015 – 2:09 pm |

Any keen local radio listeners will have heard me earlier on the BBC Three Counties Treasure Quest, talking about Dan Hadfield performing as Gary Barlow (this evening, Sat 28th march) and getting quite confused about …

Cranfield students show sustainability in action

March 25, 2015 – 12:20 pm |

Cranfield students on the inaugural MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability have returned to nature.
Students planted a variety of trees in Wood End Thrift, one of the new woodlands being planted to create the Forest …

Dunstable art comes to the Vale

March 24, 2015 – 12:42 pm |

A few months ago, when I challenged the Dunstable and District Arts Club to paint a series of Marston Vale themed pieces, I had no idea what they’d come up with – but they certainly …

All Dried Up

March 20, 2015 – 12:00 pm |

It’s hard to believe when you look at the 200-acre Stewartby Lake, which essentially filled itself up, that there are lakes in the world that have literally shrivelled to nothing in the same time span. …

Forests International Day

March 15, 2015 – 11:30 am |

The UN host their International Forests Day on 21st March this year, and of course, we are keen to point out some of the key reasons why Forests are great! Obviously, our Forest is young …

Caught on Camera

March 13, 2015 – 11:03 am | 2 Comments

We’ve caught someone on camera literally just chucking their empty plastic bottle out of their car, onto the floor of our car park. This is a regular visitor who we suspected had been doing this …

Forest Folk & Roots Cancelled

March 10, 2015 – 12:00 pm |

Sadly, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have chosen to cancel our series of Forest Folk & Roots concerts, this spring/summer. All ticket holders have received full refunds

Farmers’ Market Focus

March 9, 2015 – 3:34 pm |

After last month’s successful first Farmers’ Market of 2015, we’re looking a bit closer at another 2 of our lovely stallholders! From homemade Indian Sauces, to local Pigkeepers of excellence, M.J Kiddy and Sons…

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Tower Hide – Stage One Complete

March 5, 2015 – 10:54 am |

The new Tower Hide is complete and it is magnificent! I bravely entered the terrifying (but totally safe) basket of the cherry picker to be gently delivered into the hide to experience the new views …

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