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Halloween Half Term approaches…

September 12, 2017 – 11:46 am |

Unbelievably, it’s nearly time to start dusting off the Halloween costumes as half term isn’t far away! But don’t panic – we have lots going on at the Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park to …

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 …

Fancy a Butterfly Hunt?

July 4, 2016 – 5:17 pm | One Comment

The sun is shining (sort of) and summer is here (again, sort of!) so why not get out in the Forest of Marston Vale and look for butterflies?
It’s always good fun to have a purpose …

Sponsored Summer Read!

June 10, 2016 – 10:24 am |

Get those pages turning this summer with our Sponsored Summer Read, in conjunction with our local Usborne Books representative Dawn Melbourne. All money raised will go towards planting new trees throughout the Forest of Marston …

Planning an Egg-cellent Easter?

March 19, 2016 – 12:00 pm |

It’s rolled around pretty quickly hasn’t it? But the good news is that spring has sprung – we are officially moving the clocks forward this Saturday (which means that we move to the later closing …

5 ways to make going back to school a bit greener

September 1, 2015 – 10:30 am |

How is it that time already/where did summer go/where did the entire year go….valid questions, all leading to the same conclusion – it’s back to school time. Regardless of the length of the summer holidays, …

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 …

Love Parks Week (25th July – 3rd Aug)

July 20, 2014 – 12:00 pm |

It’s soon to be Love Parks Week ( 25th July – 3rd August) – obviously we hope you love parks all the time, but in the first week of the children’s summer holidays it seems …

Christmas Tree Festival – a snowy success!

December 12, 2013 – 4:09 pm |

Another year nearly over and another Christmas Tree Festival has come to a close! Thank you to everyone who attended our Winter Wonderland last weekend, at the Forest Centre – with Santa, fairground rides, lots …

Marston Mud Pies

August 8, 2013 – 2:15 pm | 2 Comments

Not only were mud pies, mud pineapples and the occasional mud hors d’oeuvres on the menu for today’s Children’s Activity, Marston Mud – we also had some astonishing creativity from parents, with mud cars, mud cats …

New play area – the most funnest thing!

March 26, 2013 – 6:04 pm | 4 Comments

A select group of local ambassadors opened a new play area at the Forest Centre at Marston Moretaine,
today. The VIPs, a group of thirty pupils from Church End Lower School, gave the new play
equipment an …



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