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How the Bedford College tower block will look if planning is approved.
Plans are underway at Bedford College to give their tower block a £9 million upgrade and create "a shining citadel of learning" that shows "the very best education is right here in the heart...
Bedford Sixth Form
21 subjects at Bedford Sixth Form have seen some students achieve 100% in their A-Levels. 42.4% of students reached A*, A and B Grades across all A-level subjects. Maths achieved the highest percentage of...
Cranfield University
Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
Lockdown lettuce
Local residents are invited to take part in Cranfield University's latest citizen science research project, by growing lettuce in their gardens...
Hannah Underwood Bedford College
Bedford College Graphic Design degree student, Hannah Underwood, has put her artistic talents to good use and launched a project to create downloadable...
Bedford College Hair and Beauty show 2019 3
Bedford College's Hair and Beauty students paraded their traffic-stopping styles through Bedford town centre last week, ahead of their annual show They then made their way to...
University of Bedfordshire
Aspiring nurses, midwives and physiotherapists are being urged to apply to The University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ahead of the upcoming September term. The University has announced...
Cpt Tom Cranfield Uni
Sir 'Captain' Tom Moore has received another accolade this week, at Cranfield University's 2020 graduation celebrations. The Bedfordshire university has...
Empty exam room
Students and staff at schools across Bedford Borough have welcomed today's u-turn by Ofqual and the Government to remove any grades that were downgraded by 'algorithmic adjustments'...
Dawn Fitt OBE
Pioneering female engineering educator, Dawn Fitt, of Bedford College, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours list...
Curtis Reeve 2019
Curtis Reeve, the man behind the Bedford Independent and Bedford Flea branding, plus the designer of the Bedford Clanger, has been selected by BlankPoster to have one of his...
Stacy Sherwood (centre) with Bedford College T-Level health students
Future NHS heroes are getting front-line experience at Bedford Hospital as part of their T-Level Health course at Bedford College. The 12 students taking their T-levels...