Water rescue boards installed at the Forest of Marston Vale

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Forest of Marston Vale are working together to ensure water safety.

Marston Moretaine runner takes on London Marathon for Armed Forces charity

A keen runner from Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, is taking on the London Marathon to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity this October.

Karl Rushen, 49, will be running 26.2 miles around the Capital this October to raise funds for the charity.

Bedfordshire Police thanks volunteers during volunteer week

Volunteers provide a vital resource for Bedfordshire Police and the force relies on them to increase reassurance for residents across the county as well as support its policing teams. Police staff volunteers help officers, detectives and staff immensely with paperwork and other day to day tasks working in departments such as property stores, the tape library and the force’s cyber hub. They also hold the information on the organisation’s history in the force museum and provide our chaplaincy service, on hand to support all staff through difficult times both connected to work or in their personal lives.

Eighteen years of changes to Marston Vale (2002 to 2020)

Using Google Earth it is easy to see how parts of Marston Vale have changed between 2002 and 2020.

Bench in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore unveiled at Millbrook Station

A special commemorative bench in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore was unveiled at Millbrook Station on the Marston Vale Line on Thursday 27 May 2021.

After unveiling the bench, Hannah Ingram-Moore said her late father would have been deeply honoured and that she can imagine giggling at the thought of having a bench in his name at the local station.

Commemorative bench in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore to be unveiled at Millbrook Station by Hannah Ingram-Moore

A special commemorative bench will be unveiled at Millbrook Station on the Marston Vale Line on Thursday 27 May 2021 at 12 noon.

Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership (CRP) commissioned Roll & Scroll Ltd. to design and manufacture the 6-foot bench

Letter to the Editor: ‘Footsteps’ – a Poem for Captain Tom Birthday from Australia

Samuel Birch said Captain Tom was a source of pride in Australia too; adding it was joyful to see that Tom Moore was marching for the UK and even for us here who couldn’t march.
The lockdown felt like an exercise in futility; Tom Moore’s message of hope went against that feeling. When he passed away, Samuel wrote this poem

Agricultural building in Marston Moretaine destroyed by fire

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) has said that an investigation is to be carried out into how a fire destroyed a large agricultural building in Marston Moretaine

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 Forest Healthcare
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