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Local garden transformed by our Logs

May 19, 2017 – 12:30 pm | One Comment

Some people may just see logs as firewood, but local couple Anna and Shane took their garden to another level (literally) by using Forest of Marston vale logs to create a lovely raised bed in …

Help from the Kings Arms

May 12, 2017 – 12:30 pm |

We recently teamed up with the Pathways to Employment Team from Kings Arms Project in Bedford, to run two days of practical conservation tasks at the Grange Estate (near Willington). Volunteers from the Project got …

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 …

Road Closure

September 15, 2016 – 2:33 pm | 25 Comments

The road is re-opening at 3pm on Monday 12th December. Pedestrians now have access via Station Road.

Hop on a train to the River Festival – even from MK!

July 5, 2016 – 9:05 am |

Bedford River Festival is almost upon us – with the town centre being taken over again for the biggest bash of the year. With everything from live music, to dragon boat racing; open water swimming …

Our View on Covanta

July 4, 2016 – 3:13 pm | 5 Comments

Our View on Covanta
We are here to create the Forest of Marston Vale – this essentially means planting trees and creating woodlands. People often look to us to be the spokesperson against change in the …

Local Crime Prevention Heroes Awarded

April 5, 2016 – 11:18 am |

Last week saw the High Sheriff, the Countess of Erroll, presenting the Crimebeat Awards at the Forest Centre; a prestigious event where local people and groups are awarded for their innovative crime prevention work.
Our CEO …

Farmers’ Market Focus – March

March 14, 2016 – 3:02 pm |

We’re back again! And this year we have some newbies, with a new range of tasty treats. If you came along to our Christmas Tree Festival in Dec, you may remember the brilliantly named Fungi …

Farmers Market indoors this weekend!

November 13, 2015 – 11:41 am |

With the winds set to be blowing away this Sunday, we are having our monthly Farmers’ Market indoors this weekend. If you pop into the Lakeside Cafe, the Market will be in the Folly, just …

More beautiful, local art at the Forest Centre

June 18, 2015 – 11:30 am |

Dunstable and District Arts Club have returned with a new exhibition of Marston Vale themed works – including some beautiful landscapes and wildlife pieces. If you’re interested, then pop down our corridor and take a …

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