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A Year 9 student from Bedford Modern School (BMS) has been selected for the U15 Girls England Hockey Performance Centre. Sophia Warren attended trials...
Evacuation scenes at the Weighbridge, St. Helier, 20 June 1940
This is a short story about how Bedford School welcomed boys from Victoria College, Jersey whilst the island was under German occupation in WWII. In an old edition of a Bedford...
Gigs 4 Kids
A major crowdfunding campaign to promote the joy of music for children and families in Bedford has been launched by Bedford Creative Arts (BCA). The Gigs 4 Kids initiative is aiming to raise...
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...
Ritika Roy
Exam celebrations for students and staff took place across Bedford Borough yesterday, with provisional figures showing that nearly 99% [98.9%] of pupils...
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...
learning
As the country’s sixth formers receive their A-level results today, the Bedford Independent has asked some of the town’s educators, leaders and business...
NSPCC Exam Stress
With A-Level results day tomorrow (15 August) and GCSE exam results day next week (22 August), in a guest column, Jacqui Venters the Community Fundraising Manager for the NSPCC...
Tom Warburton
Tom Warburton, a former Sharnbrook pupil, is aiming to become the youngest person to complete a solo 690-mile trek to the South Pole, and will raise...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...
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...
Castle Newnham
On Monday 1 July, Y5 pupils from Castle Newnham School enjoyed a day of fun, sun and ice cream in Bedford Park. The trip included making their own ice cream