We are extremely grateful to the following for all their support

Arts Council England (Lottery Funded)

Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the Government and the National Lottery.

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ACoRP – the Association of Community Rail Partnerships – is the membership body for almost 50 CRPs (community rail partnerships), representing over 80 community rail lines across the UK, as well as more than 1,000 station adoption groups.

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Martson Vale Community Rail Partnership & Network Rail

The Marston Vale Railway was officially designated a Community Railway in November 2006. Community Railways adopt a different approach to managing the less well-used rail routes in the UK, by encouraging local people to use and become involved in their local railway.

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London Midland

London Midland operates train services through the heart of England from London in the South, to Birmingham in the Midlands and Liverpool in the North West. London Midland began operating on 11 November 2007. 65 million passenger journeys a year are made on its services; it manages 150 stations and operates over 1,300 services a day. London Midland is owned by Govia, the partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.

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Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC)

Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC) is the leading community development agency working across Bedfordshire, with a proven track record built up over 60 years.

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Happen is a creative programme with a social agenda; helping to put the Arts at the heart of everyday life in Bedfordshire, for the benefit of all its residents.
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Bedfordshire & Luton Community Foundation

The Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation is an award/grant maker supporting local community groups and charities. It encourages philanthropy and its funds come from local businesses and individuals and from national charities and organisations which recognise our skills and local knowledge.

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Is the formalised arm/ubrella organisation for Snakes and Ladders

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Jane Annett and James Everett

This project would not have been possible without the generous support of Jane Annett and James Everett.

With support from the Designated Community Rail Development Fund (DCRDF).

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