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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...
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...
Former Bedford School boy, Jonno Davies, is set to share the screen with Oscar-winning Al Pacino in Amazon Prime’s new 10-part blockbuster Hunters...
Immy Churchill
And talented musician at Bedford Modern School (BMS), Immy Churchill, has been awarded a scholarship to study jazz singing at the Royal Academy of...
John Oliver in Times Square
US TV host, John Oliver may be best known for hosting HBO's Last Week Tonight, but many Bedfordians remember him when he looked like this...
BGS teachers
This year, a number of brave Bedford Girls' School teachers will be stepping out of their comfort zones and into the spotlight at the Bedfordshire Festival...
Harpur Centre Brickhill Primary
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run Bedford’s Harpur Centre? Brickhill Primary pupils recently found out when they were given behind-the-scenes...
Joanna Trollope
Schoolreaders, the Bedford-based charity that aims to improve childhood literacy, is delighted to announce that Joanna Trollope, one of the country’s...
Yasin and Livingstone pupils
Pupils on the school council at Livingstone Primary had the opportunity to put questions to their MP this week. Mohammad Yasin, Member of Parliament...