Blog Archive

Month: April 2014

Why we’re helping a local woodland to win hearts and minds

Marston Vale’s community woodland, close to Woburn Forest, is given a £85k boost We’re giving the Forest of Marston Vale a helping hand of £85,000 to support the creation of a new woodland, Folly Wood at Lidlington. The Forest of Marston Vale is a community forest and environmental project, covering 61sq miles between Milton Keynes […]

A day in the life: Housekeeping

From feeding babies and changing nappies to peeling potatoes and knitting, no job is too big or small for Maggie Cardy, Whinfell Forest’s answer to Mary Poppins

The Wildlife Diaries with Kev Gustard

Spring, the season of growth and renewal is well underway and this month I’ve been looking after baby harvest mice and baby robins. All together now: “Awwww” If you read my last post, you’ll know that spring is my favourite season of all. It’s a season of growth and new life and, on months like […]

Why Center Parcs is the centre of my family memories

Her family photo was seen by thousands of you, now super-guest Teresa Weekley shares her stories from years gone by If you’re a Center Parcs Facebook fan, you may have been one of the 2,714 people that ‘liked’ the photo, right, that Teresa Weekely posted of her children and their cousins while visiting Elveden Forest, […]

Center Parcs duo go toe-to-toe in marathon challenge

Eddie McAdam and James Barrett are raising £5,000 to support charity partners, NSPCC ChildLine Each year, around 36,000 men and women don their trainers and sportswear – or outrageous fancy dress costume – and compete in the London Marathon, a 26.2-mile course around our capital. This year, on Sunday, April 13, the streets of London […]