Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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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...
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...
Boris Johnson
The Prime Minister has indicated that a decision on school closures is 'imminent'. All state schools in Wales will close on Friday...
Harry Noon
Throughout the day we'll be adding each school's GCSE results as we receive them. Good luck to all students receiving their results today. Please keep checking back for the latest updates. The most...
Mrs Gemma Gibson BGS
The Chairman and Board of Governors of Bedford Girls’ School (BGS) have today announced the appointment of Mrs Gemma Gibson as headmistress from Sept...
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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...
Biddenham teachers
Biddenham pupils past and teachers present joined Principal David Bailey and Head teacher Eleanor Grylls to raise money for Save the Children on Christmas...
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...
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...