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Turbine – first pieces safely on site

February 18, 2014 – 7:37 pm |

After quite a long day, the first bits of the wind turbine are safely in the Country Park. There is plenty more to follow – if you like watching cranes you should visit over the …

Turbine – plenty to talk about

February 18, 2014 – 4:59 pm |

Much time spent hanging around waiting today, so plenty of opportunity to talk. There’s been some difficulty with how the bits are going to arrive – they need to be here in the right order and …

First pieces of jigsaw arrive

February 18, 2014 – 2:56 pm |

Although not completely on schedule, parts of the turbine have been arriving in Bedfordshire, Marston then the Millennium Country Park through today.
There are a lot of people and lots of very large pieces of equipment …

The time is finally here!

February 14, 2014 – 10:20 am |

After all the months of preparation – the time is finally here for the construction of the turbine to begin! On Monday 17th February, the huge crane that will hoist the different components of the …

Wind turbine update

October 23, 2013 – 10:17 am | 10 Comments

Anyone who has visited in the last week will have noticed the Forest Centre’s overflow car park has been taken over by cabins and big machines. Yes, it’s finally happening! After a bit of a …

Marston Mill

September 25, 2013 – 3:43 pm | 2 Comments

As part of the Marston Vale Trust’s commitment to making a real contribution to combating climate change; solar (photovoltaic) panels were fitted to the roof of the Forest Centre in December 2011.  The panels cover …

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