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Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has accepted three more aspiring young local actors, this time from Bedford School. On Tuesday we reported that two students from Bedford...
The safety of school children in Queens Park has been enhanced by the installation of a CCTV camera by two schools. Queens Park councillors...
BMS National Youth Theatre
Two students from Bedford Modern School (BMS) have been selected for the prestigious National Youth Theatre (NYT) course this summer...
Hannah Underwood Bedford College
Bedford College Graphic Design degree student, Hannah Underwood, has put her artistic talents to good use and launched a project to create downloadable...
As schools close across Britain, Network Rail is urging parents and carers in Bedford to hammer home railway safety messages. Incidents of trespass on...
Boris Johnson
The Prime Minister has indicated that a decision on school closures is 'imminent'. All state schools in Wales will close on Friday...
Francis Abbott
This month's talk hosted by the Bedford Historical Society (HA) looks at how punishment affected the lives of the 90,000 individuals convicted of crimes...
Unilever competition winners
Cranfield University and Unilever recently collaborated on an event to give students the chance to contribute to the development of the next generation...
World Book Day
Pupils and staff at Castle Newnham School celebrated World Book Day in style this week dressing up as their favourite characters and sharing their...
Shackleton dancers
Ten dancers from Shackleton Primary have qualified for the finals of a national dance competition.The school children, whose dance club is run...
BFS
Bedford Free School (BFS) staff, pupils and parents are celebrating following OFSTED's recognition that the school is a place where “...leaders, staff...