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A thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day

February 24, 2016 – 3:06 pm |

Treat your Mum to something very special this Mother’s Day and Dedicate a Tree to her to show how much you care. For just £20 your gift will keep on growing and be there for …

Exciting times for weddings at the Forest Centre

February 23, 2016 – 1:31 pm |

We were all feeling the love at the Forest Centre last week at our annual Wedding Fair – with 60 brides, meeting local suppliers (full list here) and sipping on bucks fizz as they took …

Another Heaving Half Term

February 21, 2016 – 4:00 pm |

With some amazing (though chilly) weather, this half-term was absolutely packed at the Forest Centre! Big thanks to everyone who attended both our children’s activities, and our Wedding Fair. I’m hoping we see all of …

Wheely good fun!

February 19, 2016 – 2:05 pm |

This iconic cycling challenge takes place on Sunday 11th September and you can take part and raise money for the Forest of Marston Vale. The ride starts on Clapham Common, South London, with registration from …

Be a Superhero for the day!

February 19, 2016 – 1:46 pm |

No experience is necessary for this funniest of fun runs – you can walk, jog or run either 5k or 10k! Join over 3,000 fellow heroes in London’s Regents Park on Sunday 15th May in …

Skydive for the Forest

February 19, 2016 – 12:08 pm |

Ok, so we’re trying something a little different to raise money for the 21st anniversary of the Forest. How do you fancy diving out of a plane, at 10,000 feet for the Forest?
This summer, both …

Limited spaces available for this challenge of a lifetime!

February 19, 2016 – 10:22 am |

Calling all thrill-seekers, adrenaline junkies and anyone wanting to tick a 10,000 feet tandem skydive off their bucket list! As 2016 is the 21st anniversary of the Forest, we’re looking for 21 adventurous volunteers to take …

Treemendous effort!

February 18, 2016 – 2:28 pm |

What better way to spend a Sunday than helping to create a forest?! Over 500 volunteers, young and old, thought it was a wonderful idea and joined our annual tree planting event on Sunday 7th February.
Every year we …

Freezing feathered (and non-feathered) friends

February 4, 2016 – 11:49 am |

This Saturday’s ‘Freezing Feathered Friends’ was the latest in our series of Bird Walks (more to be announced very soon!) and went down a treat. Thanks to bird-walker Geraldine for her kind words:
“Thank you so …

Keep Calm and Volunteer

February 3, 2016 – 11:47 am |

Ranger Stephen Gascoyne talks volunteering – why it’s good for your health, and why you should come and try it out to see what it’s all about!
“Volunteering for the Forest of Marston Vale is a …

A perfect partnership

February 1, 2016 – 10:38 am |

The Forest of Marston Vale is delighted to announce its latest partnership – with local coffee supplier Wooden Hill Coffee Company, based in Ampthill. Wooden Hill will donate 5p to the Forest for every 250g …

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