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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...
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...
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...
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...
Mark Rutherford
As group of Y8 students from Mark Rutherford School are pitching their tech idea at CogX, the Festival of AI in London today, despite being the youngest team taking part. The event is part of...
Lord Ashdown
Former Bedford School boy and ex-Liberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short battle with Cancer. Liberal Democrat leader, Vince Cable said...
Sharnbrook Nursery Change.org petition
Closing a nursery in Sharnbrook near Bedford would be a ‘body blow’ for the local community, the union UNISON has warned.