Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Our Work

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, …

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 …

Lots more tree planting at Wiles Wood

March 6, 2013 – 6:55 pm |

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of activity at the new extension to Wiles Wood with different groups getting involved with tree planting.  Last Friday, on a sunny but chilly morning, three volunteers …

The Ancient Mower

February 12, 2013 – 12:24 pm |

To give you an idea of the diversity of activities that we volunteers get up to, here’s Derek’s story about the restoration work he’s been doing on a piece of historic machinery found at the …

Our Work

August 19, 2012 – 5:25 pm |

Creating the Forest of Marston Vale is about using trees and woodlands to repair a damaged landscape. The Forest is one of 12 Community Forests across England, designated in the 1990s to regenerate land around …



The Forest of Marston Vale Trust. Registered in England No 3462405, Registered Charity No 1069229. Marston Vale Services Ltd. trading as The Forest Centre Registered in England No 3538255.
Marston Vale Farms Ltd. Registered in England No 6537891. Registered Office for all: The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, MK43 0PR
© The Forest of Marston Vale Trust. Web design and development by Bonfire Creative Intelligence