Captain Sir Tom Moore funeral was a “fitting send-off”

In a post on Twitter, Captain Sir Tom’s daughter, Hannah Ingram-Moore, said that on Saturday the family were able to give Captain Sir Tom a fitting send off, that adhered to his wishes in every way.

Teenagers’ video calls for Marston Valley trees and not new homes

Kendra and Django Turner, both from Lidlington, Bedfordshire are so appalled with the plans to build 5000 new homes on their doorstep that they have released a video calling for a Sir Tom Moore Country Park of 5,000 trees instead of the new villages.

Marston Valley is a proposal to build 5,000 homes in a series of new villages on land between Brogborough, Lidlington and Marston Moretaine, in Bedfordshire.

Captain Sir Tom Moore funeral – Police message

Bedfordshire Police asks people to continue to support the NHS by staying at home and not attending Captain Sir Tom’s funeral on Saturday, as has been requested by his family.

Army veteran from Marston Moretaine is marching in aid of military charity

Andrew Poole, an Army veteran living in Marston Moretaine in Bedfordshire, will be pulling on his boots next month to March in March. This is the annual fundraiser for the UK veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress.

Poignant sculpture of Captain Sir Tom Moore to support Cornwall Hospice Care

A bust of the late Captain Sir Tom Moore by West Cornwall sculptor Penny Lally, will be at the centre of an online auction being held by Cornwall Hospice Care in March.

A number of artists have donated 100 items to the Cornish healthcare charity, including Ken Howard OBE RA who’s given a stunning oil on canvas of St Michael’s Mount.

“Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day” (a poem inspired by the passing of Sir Captain Tom Moore)

David Whitney sent in a poem to mark the passing of Captain Sir Tom

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