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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'...
Generations dancing
A community arts project, led by the University of Bedfordshire, has been awarded Big Lottery funding to continue its work in bringing generations...
Samantha Jones
Samantha Jones, an advanced practitioner at Bedford College, has been named as teacher of the year at the Times Educational Supplement further education awards...
Cranfield University
Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
Dawn Fitt OBE
Pioneering female engineering educator, Dawn Fitt, of Bedford College, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours list...
Bedford College
Three students from Bedford College have been selected to exhibit their work at Origins Creative Arts Festival at the Truman Brewery this month. Eva Cringle, Lia Fairhead and Lauren...
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...
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 make up students
Two talented Bedford College students took first and second prize in a national competition that paid tribute to the late international fashion designer...
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 sewage treatment works
Cranfield University is to train the next generation of leading water scientists and engineers, thanks to receiving a share £446m investment in research by the Government...