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£5 parking charge on Sun 3rd Sept

August 3, 2017 – 12:30 pm | One Comment

We’re getting very excited as it’s our second, annual Forest Family Fun Day on Sunday 3rd September!
As it’s our biggest fundraising event of the year there will be a car parking charge on the day …

Get that warm, fuzzy feeling

May 2, 2017 – 3:25 pm |

We think that what we’ve achieved here in the Forest of Marston Vale is really worth shouting about. Planting over 1.5 million trees is a big achievement, and we wouldn’t have been able to do …

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 …

Community Fund – up to £2k available!

November 25, 2016 – 3:19 pm |

Click above for more details. Are you part of a local school, charity group or project that’s looking for funding for an upcoming project that benefits the communities within the Forest of Marston Vale?
The Community …

Honorary Life President Appointed

November 25, 2016 – 9:53 am | One Comment

To recognise the more than 20 years involvement that Fiona Chapman MBE DL has had with the Forest of Marston Vale, she has been appointed Honorary Life President of the Forest of Marston Vale Trust. …

Savoo – Raise Funds Whilst Shopping!

April 13, 2016 – 12:46 pm |

 We are now featuring on a very nifty website called Savoo – a search engine and voucher code site which donates money to the charitable cause of your choice (ahem, the Forest of Marston Vale …

#treehugger

October 20, 2015 – 11:25 am | One Comment

We’re launching #treehugger, our first social media fundraising campaign, tomorrow (click here for more info)  – Wednesday 21st October, supported by The Bedford Blues Rugby Club. Members of the Club will be at the Forest Centre at 11am …

The Green Wedding Machine

June 20, 2015 – 11:30 am |

I am going to be a Chief Bridesmaid three times in the next year, and I’ve become deeply entrenched in the process of organising a wedding as a result. There’s the initial excitement – dress …

Generous donation from local business

April 15, 2015 – 12:04 pm |

We obviously love supporting local businesses but nothing beats the warm fuzzy feeling of them supporting us back! Jenny from Greensand VA (Virtual assistant, for anyone who isn’t tech savvy) is generously offering us 5% …

British Heart Foundation event raises £814!

February 5, 2014 – 4:32 pm |

Saturday night we hosted the Heart to Heart Psychic Fair, raising funds for the British Heart Foundation, and with over 360 people attending we managed to raise £814! The atmosphere was great, and thanks to …



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