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Bedford MP Mohammad Yasin has joined parents and the food poverty campaigner, Marcus Rashford, to call on the government to replace food packages with vouchers for children affected by school closures...
A group of councillors have called on all teachers and school staff to have priority access to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine. At last night's full council meeting, Labour Councillors...
School children
Bedford Borough Council won't issue fines to parents, who keep children home from primary schools that open this week, despite the Prime Minister saying "schools are safe". In a statement on Facebook...
Harpur Trust laptops
As Bedford’s schools head once more into lockdown mode education chiefs want to make sure that all pupils have access to the internet. With Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement just minutes away borough councillors met yesterday...
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Bedford Borough Council has confirmed to the Bedford Independent that almost half of the Borough's primary schools have taken the decision to remain closed to all but the most vulnerable children and the children of...
Mayor Dave
Bedford Borough Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has called for an urgent review of the timetable for the opening of the area's primary schools, asking for them to "remain closed for the time being". In a statement the Mayor...
coronavirus testing
In preparation for mass-testing, secondary school pupils in Bedford Borough are to remain at home as the new term starts next week, following a government announcement yesterday (Wednesday)...
A Bedford School boy has won BBC Young Chorister of the Year after wowing the judges at yesterday's final at Gorton Monastery in Manchester...
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Bedford-based Times Tables Rock Stars has announced a new mathematical Guinness World Record title has been achieved. With many children practising...
A music scholarship pupil from Bedford School is on his way to the grand final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year. 14-year-old Alexander...
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...
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...