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Curtis Reeve 2019
Curtis Reeve, the man behind the Bedford Independent and Bedford Flea branding, plus the designer of the Bedford Clanger, has been selected by BlankPoster to have one of his...
David Hoare HEART Academies Trust chair of trusteesvideo
The new chairman of trustees at HEART Multi Academy Trust (MAT), David Hoare, has said the past few months of turmoil have given them a chance to create stronger relationships...
Bedford College catering kitchen
Bedford College has confirmed that from September 2019 it will no longer offer full-time hospitality and catering courses. The decision will affect dozens of current students...
Cranfield University UAVvideo
Cranfield University students triumphed in three out of five categories at a recent BAE Systems-sponsored simulation of a drone 'swarm attack'. The multi-university...
Rushmoor School
The Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools Alliance is celebrating today after being granted planning approval to build on land off Clapham Road and Manton Lane. However, local...
Mark Rutherford race car
On Tuesday 2 April, year 7 students from Mark Rutherford School took part in the regional finals of the Race for the Line competition at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
Great Ouse Primary School
Great Ouse Primary Academy has been awarded £2000 from their local Amazon team, as part of a campaign led by the British Science Association to inspire local pupils to embrace STEM.
The Pilgrim's Progress film postervideo
A local author says Bedford needs to make more of its most famous son, John Bunyan and his book The Pilgrim's Progress, which is the third most published book in history...
Samantha Jones
Samantha Jones, an advanced practitioner at Bedford College, has been named as teacher of the year at the Times Educational Supplement further education awards...
David Hoare HEART Academies Trust chair of trustees
Heart Academies Trust has appointed a new independent chair of trustees who they say will "give (them) an enormous advantage in helping (them) become a...