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Thank you Co-op!

April 21, 2017 – 11:01 am |

Back in October last year we told you that the Co-op store in Marston Moretaine had chosen the Forest of Marston Vale as one of the 3 local charities to benefit from their newly launched …

Discounted tickets for MK Theatre

October 5, 2016 – 1:41 pm | 2 Comments

[Click above for more info] You can now book discounted tickets for shows at Milton Keynes Theatre through us – not only will you save money on the ticket price, but you’ll also avoid paying …

Local fundraising drive

October 3, 2016 – 2:11 pm |

If you shop at the Co-op in Marston, you’ve probably been asked for your membership card when you pay at the till. The Co-op have recently launched their Local Community Fund, which gives money to …

An Uplifting Donation

September 27, 2016 – 12:36 pm | One Comment

Donations can be big or small, but whatever the size we always appreciate them! Last week we received a donation that was big in every way – a forklift truck worth over £11,000 from Jungheinrich, …

A magical evening awaits you…

September 21, 2016 – 2:06 pm |

The enchantment will last for one night only, so don’t miss your chance to see the Lakeside Café taken over by an Enchanted Forest for our first ever Fundraising Ball. The magic starts at 7pm with …

We jumped!

June 7, 2016 – 12:18 pm |

We did it! Terry and I jumped out of a plane at 13,000 feet this weekend! Now that’s what you call dedication – throwing yourself out of a plane for your work! We both did a …

Love your Forest!

May 17, 2016 – 11:14 am | 2 Comments

I just had to share with you these lovely words written about the Forest by one of our young visitors, Amber age 11. I hope it inspires you to get outdoors and enjoy the Forest of Marston …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Donation flows in from Canoe Trail

January 11, 2016 – 11:46 am |

On 6th January The Forest of Marston Vale received an amazing donation of £1000 from our friends at Canoe Trail, a local family-run business. This generous New Year donation was raised from the outdoor activities and adventures that …

Giant Hogweed – The Facts

July 15, 2015 – 1:11 pm |

The news has been full of stories about the dangers of giant hogweed over the last few days. It’s easy to confuse this plant with cow parsley, which is totally harmless, so we want to …

Get Dad the Gift that Keeps Growing!

June 18, 2015 – 10:12 am |

We’ve got the perfect gift for Father’s Day – dedicate a tree in the Forest of Marston Vale to your Dad. For just £20 your Dad will receive A Personalised Certificate with your choice of …



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