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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 …

Your Forest needs you!

February 28, 2017 – 4:33 pm |

Do you live in or near the Forest of Marston Vale? Well if you live anywhere from Milton Keynes to Bedford then the answer is yes, you do and we need your help.
The Forest of …

Forest Fundraising – Get Involved!

January 6, 2017 – 3:30 pm |

So it’s a new year and here I am pondering what we’re going to be doing to raise money for the Forest in the year ahead. Last year we had some fantastic successes – the …

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 …

Unclaimed Raffle Prizes…

September 27, 2016 – 12:47 pm |

A few of the Grand Raffle prizes from our Forest Family Fun Day are still unclaimed!
We’re leaving it open for another 2 weeks, just in case, so if you have either of these raffle tickets …

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 …

The Time I Met Peppa Pig…

September 6, 2016 – 11:11 am |

When you’ve worked on a massive event, it’s very nice to stop for five minutes when it’s all over, rest the aching feet and take stock of how it’s all gone. This Sunday saw our …

Grand Raffle

August 19, 2016 – 11:19 am |

Very soon we will be hosting our biggest fundraising event of the year – the Forest Family Fun Day (click for more information about everything that will be there) and in the afternoon we will …

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 …

A ‘Wheely’ Good Prize

March 4, 2016 – 12:00 pm |

As it’s our 21st Anniversary we have a lot of special events happening this year – from our Skydive in June to our Forest Family Fun Day in September (with appearances from Peppa Pig at …

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 …

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 …

#treehugger – please donate

October 22, 2015 – 1:17 pm |

 #treehugger is up and running! It’s our first ever social media fundraising campaign and the launch was supported by the Bedford Blues Rugby Club. Josh Buggea and Dean Adamson came to the The Forest Centre to take their #treehugger pictures along with …

#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 …



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