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Bedford-based family-brewer Charles Wells is collaborating with Bedford College students to come up with branding design ideas for its new brewhouse and visitor destination...
Bedford College Apprentices
Apprentices across Bedford Borough have been showing how they're at the top of their game as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The week, which ran from 4 to 8 March...
Bedford School Fire
It's a typical day at Bedford School, quiet with just the faint murmur of school boys in their lessons. But 40 years ago the scene was very different. On 3 March 1979...
Pupils from Queens Park Academy had an out-of-this-world experience when they got their hands on rare samples of billion-year-old moon rocks and meteorites on Monday 18 February.
Two Bedford schools battle it out on the Hockey Pitch in a nail biting County Cup Final...
Abba tribute night set to reveal Bedfords real "Dancing Queens" (and Kings!) as school fundraises for once in a lifetime trip for its students...
David Steadman CEO Harpur Trust
The Harpur Trust has announced that David Steadman will be the charity’s new chief executive from July. David takes over from current chief executive David Russell, who retires in August...
Students from Bedford's Mark Rutherford School are this year's winners of the Bedford District Youth Speaks Semi-Finals having faced stiff competition.
Bedford Girls' U16 netball team
Bedford Girls' School has been ranked as the second best independent school for sport by School Sport Magazine. While the school placed 8th generally, against all coeducational...
Full House Theatre are premiering their brand new show in Queens Park this half term, celebrating everything that makes Bedford such a vibrant and diverse town.
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...
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.