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Secrets of the Sands

October 25, 2015 – 6:11 am |

‘Secrets of the Sands’ is the Landscape Partnership for the Greensand Ridge, a long narrow wooded sandstone ridge running 35 miles south west to north east from Leighton Buzzard to Gamlingay to the south of …

Open Environment speech by Elizabeth Truss

October 24, 2015 – 6:50 am |

Speaking to an audience of tech experts, entrepreneurs and investors in Tech City on 14 October, the Environment Secretary  The Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP made some interesting points – here are some highlights lifted …

Guided walk leader training

October 23, 2015 – 7:32 am |

A small group of volunteers from the Forest and a couple of others from as far afield as Stotfold spent last Saturday morning with me at the Forest Centre learning how to plan and lead …

#treehugger – please donate

October 22, 2015 – 1:17 pm |

 #treehugger is up and running! It’s our first ever social media fundraising campaign and the launch was supported by the Bedford Blues Rugby Club. Josh Buggea and Dean Adamson came to the The Forest Centre to take their #treehugger pictures along with …

We are the fifth best in the UK!

October 22, 2015 – 9:54 am |

We can officially announce that we came fifth at the 2015 Green Flag People’s Choice awards – pretty much making us the fifth best park in the whole of the UK! We are very excited …


October 20, 2015 – 11:25 am | One Comment

We’re launching #treehugger, our first social media fundraising campaign, tomorrow (click here for more info)  – Wednesday 21st October, supported by The Bedford Blues Rugby Club. Members of the Club will be at the Forest Centre at 11am …

Climate can’t wait – a public meeting

October 17, 2015 – 12:54 pm |



Walking down memory lane (and taking a seat)

October 15, 2015 – 1:32 pm |

How often do you end up sitting on a memorial bench, yet knowing little (to nothing) about the person it was dedicated to? When you think about it, it’s quite often, sadly. Robin Braithwaite took …

test post

October 13, 2015 – 12:05 pm |

Timberland Trail hits the Times!

October 12, 2015 – 9:08 am |

Travel journalist Christopher Somerville is a bit of an expert in walking, having travelled across many of the most beautiful (and sometimes remote) routes in the UK, Ireland and further afield. This summer, he popped …

Farmers’ Market Focus

October 10, 2015 – 11:30 am |

We have many new stallholders coming along to our Christmas Tree Festival & Farmer’s Market in December, but in the meantime let’s take a look at two newer additions to this Autumn’s fairs:

Rudi’s the Doggy …

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