New political map for Central Bedfordshire

Following a review, the Boundary Commission has today (12 January 2021) launched its final recommendations for the whole of Central Bedfordshire.

It says residents should be represented by 63 councillors. This is four more than there are now.

Marston Moretaine’s new veterinary practice is to open 25 January 2021

A brand new purpose-built veterinary practice in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, is the latest to be opened by veterinary group, Medivet. This will be the only veterinary practice in Marston Moretaine.

Medivet Marston Moretaine is based in the Marston Business Park development on Lower Hazeldines.

Marston Moretaine neighbours celebrate £100K lottery win

Two Marston Moretaine residents are starting 2021 on a high, after winning £50,000 each with People’s Postcode Lottery.

Their postcode, MK43 0WX, was announced as a winner with the lottery on Tuesday 5th January.

Family tribute to Lidlington man who died in a collision in Marston Moretaine

The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision near Marston Moretaine on Christmas Eve have paid tribute to him.

Paul Benson, 53, from Lidlington, died at the scene of a road traffic collision at around 7.30pm on Thursday (24 December), following a single vehicle collision on the eastbound carriageway of the A421.

Appeal following fatal collision near Marston Moretaine on Christmas Eve

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses, after a man died in road traffic collision near Marston Moretaine on Thursday (24 December).

Emergency services were called just after 7.35pm on Christmas Eve to a report of a silver Ford Focus involved in a single vehicle collision on the eastbound carriageway of the A421.

Marston Nursery children raise funds on walk for Captain Tom

Children and team members at Marston Day Nursery, in the village of Marston Moretaine, have been putting their best foot forward to take part in a fundraising initiative set up by fellow village resident, Sir Captain Tom Moore.

Marston Nursery children give a warm welcome to new residents

Following a greetings card design project with David Wilson Homes, the children from The Marston Day Nursery in Marston Moretaine are spreading joy to residents at the homebuilder’s development.

£12.1million fund for ten Community Forests, including Forest of Marston Vale

The government announced today (6 December 2020) that over 500 hectares will be planted with trees across England’s ten Community Forests, from Yorkshire to Somerset. Adding that this is backed by £12.1 million of investment and this will also build the pipeline of projects for community planting in future years.

The new programme – Trees for Climate – will see trees planted in community forests across the country over the next five months.

Marston Nursery parents’ kind-hearted donations to feed Bedford children

The Marston Day Nursery, located on Marston Business Park, put a call out to families of children attending the Nursery, to donate food and supplies in response to the Government’s decision to not extend free school meals across the October half-term.

Marston Nursery children honour village veterans

Children from Marston Day Nursery have been paying their respects to local veterans, in honour of Armistice Day 2020.

The children visited the Marston Moretaine War Memorial to lay home-made wreaths before observing a two-minute silence at 11am.

On the journey, the children were also able to raise a brief salute to Sir Captain Tom Moore, a resident of the village, and learnt more about the role he played in World War Two

Marston Moretaine News and information

Marston Moretaine (also known as Marston Moreteyne) is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England.

The parish includes Upper Shelton, Lower Shelton and Wood End.

There are numerous shops, two lower schools and a Travelodge hotel.

The village is also home to the Forest Centre and the Millennium Country Park. Both are part of the Forest of Marston Vale.

Marston Moretaine is in Central Bedfordshire Council’s Cranfield and Marston Moretaine Ward.

MP: Ms.Nadine Dorries MP

Ward Councillors: Cllrs Mrs Sue Clark, Ken Matthews and Robert Morris

Nearest Doctors’ Surgery

Marston Surgery – Cranfield and Marston Surgery
59 Bedford Road
Marston Moretaine
Bedford
MK43 0LA

Telephone: 01234 766551

Nearest Dentist

Cranfield Dental Practice
192 High Street
Cranfield
Bedford
MK43 0EN

Telephone: 01234 752515

Nearest Pharmacy

Mclaren Pharmacy
67 Bedford Road
Marston Moretaine
Bedford
MK43 0LA

Telephone: 01234 764222

Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 2pm
Sunday Closed