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Cranfield University
Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
Ian Pryce Bedford College
The Bedford College Group has been shortlisted in two categories at the TES FE Awards 2020. The prestigious Times Educational Supplement awards showcase...
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...
Bedfordshire Achievement Ceremony
Students and staff have celebrated a year of success for Bedford College Group at their annual Bedfordshire Achievement Ceremony where guest speaker author Ruth Hogan told the audience...
Lockdown lettuce
Local residents are invited to take part in Cranfield University's latest citizen science research project, by growing lettuce in their gardens...
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'...
Bedford College students
A decision by Bedford College to amend its Learning Partnership offering has caused concern that a fund for community learning projects in the area may now not be available. Bedford College...
Phil Romeo
Staff at The Bedford College Group recently helped select the 3D digital game art winner at the UK finals for WorldSkills, the Olympics of skills training.
St Thomas More Teen Takeover
Bedford Independent set up its online news desk at St. Thomas More school this morning as part of Teen Takeover Day 2018 and its ongoing mission to inspire Bedford's future journalists...
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...
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...
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...