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Generations dancing
A community arts project, led by the University of Bedfordshire, has been awarded Big Lottery funding to continue its work in bringing generations...
Thomas Raut and Joshua Stewart
Two Bedford School boys are flying the flag for the town in their chosen sports, with one being selected to represent England and the other being accepted on a national training programme. Thomas Raut has been...
Queen's Park Academy Kitchen
When the Kitchen Manager at Queens Park Academy anticipated they’d be short staffed for a couple of weeks, she knew just who to ask for help. Ileana Stein, who has headed up QPA’s school kitchen since January called...
Hanif Patel
The Shortstown Shackleton Cauldwell (SSC) Action Group has welcomed the resignation of Hanif Patel as Chair of the Board for the Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT). The SSC Group and Heart MAT are currently in mediation...
Bedford College degree show 2019
A pop up gallery will be at the Harpur Centre from Saturday 8 June, showcasing the exceptional work of Bedford College degree-level graphic design students.
Cherry Trees
Cherry Trees Nursery School, off Elstow Road, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Following a two day inspection in July 2019 Cherry Trees on Hawkins...
Palmer brothers Bedford Modern School WW1 Centenaryvideo
https://youtu.be/9BdsxY6GWZY Students and staff at Bedford Modern School are each remembering a former pupil who fought in World War One to mark 100 years since its end. Each person at the school has been given one of 1,100 lanyards, with details...
Eager readers at Rogan's Books
The award-winning Rogan's Books in Bedford is among eight bookshops around the country, selected to take part in a summer initiative to turn reluctant readers into eager readers. The Booksellers Association/Egmont Eager Readers Project funds a...
Clubhouse Summer Party 2018, Andy Willsher
Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), working with the Higgins Bedford and bpha, has been granted major new funding of £78,000 towards a two-year creative project in Queen’s Park. 
Pete Thompson
Bedford’s Pete Thompson has skipped his way into the Guinness Book of Records for the second time, achieving 117 double under crosses in a minute in...