Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Make time for trees

This coming Sunday, 10th February, the Forest of Marston Vale charity is holding its annual public tree planting event – creating a new community woodland in Wilstead.

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International Day of Forests – Wear it Green on 21st March

At the end of 2012, the United Nations declared March 21st every year to be the International Day of Forests in a bid to raise awareness of and celebrate the importance of our forests. Put simply, forests matter. 

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Corporate Tree Planting Days

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now.” Wise words in this old Chinese proverb, so why not organise a corporate tree planting day with local tree-planting charity, the Forest of Marston Vale.

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Plant One On Us

Local charity and community forest, the Forest of Marston Vale is launching an exciting new programme to increase tree planting within the Forest.
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Forest of Marston Vale Christmas Tree Festival

Since the early 1990s, the Forest of Marston Vale charity has been planting trees to transform the landscape and make the Marston Vale a thriving place to live, work and play. Having already planted over 1.5 million trees, the Charity has a bold vision to plant another 5 million to continue to improve the 61 square mile Forest area’s social, economic and environmental appeal.
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The Millennium Country Park is in the Top 10 Parks in the UK for the 6th year

Record-breaking 73,349 votes decide the nation’s favourite parks and show how much people #LoveParks.

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The Forest of Marston Vale calls out for votes to bag Tesco cash award

The Forest of Marston Vale is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects.

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