Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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University of Bedfordshire
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
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...
Hazeldene School
A child has been taken to hospital after play equipment at Hazeldene School in Bedford collapsed yesterday afternoon (25 Apr). A large wooden pole fell...
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His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, the first cousin of Her Majesty the Queen, carried out an historic Royal inspection of Bedford's Combined Cadet Force at Bedford School...
Throughout the day we'll be adding each Bedford school's a-level results as we receive them. Please keep checking back for the latest updates...
Bedford School Firevideo
It's a typical day at Bedford School, quiet with just the faint murmur of school boys in their lessons. But 40 years ago the scene was very different. On 3 March 1979...
David Russell on set with Colin Firthvideo
A new film about the mission to rescue the crew of the Russian submarine 'Kursk' will see Colin Firth playing Harpur Trust CEO, David Russell. 'Kursk: the last mission' tells the...
Greg May
A Bedford Modern student made his on-screen debut this week as Elton John's hand double in the movie, 'Rocketman'. Greg May, who is in Year 12, appears as the 14 year-old Elton’s hand double as he...
Mark Love and Jacqui Saunders are the parents of 15-year-old Zack who was diagnosed with severe autism at the age of two. Now 15, he's been excluded from St John's School, Kempston, leaving his parents...
Emma Beeden
Following a nomination from her teacher, Emma Beeden, a Y13 student at Sharnbrook Academy, is celebrating after being awarded a prestigious Diana Award...