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Ten Years on Top!

July 21, 2016 – 9:56 am |

Woohoo! Today we are delighted to be celebrating our 10th Green Flag Award for being one of the very best parks in the UK. The award recognizes and rewards the best parks and green spaces across …

Phones down on Fri 8th July

July 7, 2016 – 8:05 am |

If you need to get hold of anyone at the Forest Centre by phone today (Fri 8th July) please note that our phones may be switched off at some point this afternoon, as they are being …

Meet our new Community Engagement Officer

July 5, 2016 – 11:35 am |

At the start of the month, the Forest of Marston Vale welcomed its new Community Engagement Officer Jo Roberts. Replacing Guy Lambourne, Jo previously worked at the Forestry Commission in Salcey Forest for 11 years, …

Hop on a train to the River Festival – even from MK!

July 5, 2016 – 9:05 am |

Bedford River Festival is almost upon us – with the town centre being taken over again for the biggest bash of the year. With everything from live music, to dragon boat racing; open water swimming …

Fancy a Butterfly Hunt?

July 4, 2016 – 5:17 pm | One Comment

The sun is shining (sort of) and summer is here (again, sort of!) so why not get out in the Forest of Marston Vale and look for butterflies?
It’s always good fun to have a purpose …

Our View on Covanta

July 4, 2016 – 3:13 pm | 5 Comments

Our View on Covanta
We are here to create the Forest of Marston Vale – this essentially means planting trees and creating woodlands. People often look to us to be the spokesperson against change in the …



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