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Maintained schools in Bedford borough have put an extra £2 million of taxpayers’ money into their savings accounts during the pandemic, a committee heard. Bedford Borough Council’s...
Up to 100 students a year will benefit from Bedford College's new construction facility which has received a three-quarters of a million-pound funding boost thanks to a charitable foundation...
A Year 10 student from Bedford Modern School has been named All Britain Champion for whistle playing at the national competition for traditional Irish Music, despite being one of the youngest in his category...
The charity, Bedford Develop, will close the doors of its Tavistock Street centre tomorrow (Thursday), despite a valiant campaign by staff and students to keep the education centre open...
A Year 9 Bedford Girls’ Student (BGS) has been awarded the prestigious Junior Engineering 2021 prize for her Big Bang Competition project entitled ‘DM2.Prevent’...
Learners at a not-for-profit centre providing training and educational support to young people with special needs are asking for help to save their Tavistock Street centre, after its ESFA funding will be stopped in July...
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With Euro 2020 in full swing, Bedfordshire Police are using football to engage with youngsters in an effort to "break down barriers" and "build trust and confidence" in the Police force...
A Bedford parent has raised concerns that there aren’t enough year 7 secondary school places in Bedfordshire. The parent, who asked to remain anonymous, says they have been...
A Cranfield University student has been shortlisted for the Masters Student of the Year Awards 2021. Rosie Crawford, who is in the final weeks of her...
Dame Deidre Hutton, Cranfield University Chancellor, officially opened the building last week. The facility has already played a key part in the university’s efforts to detect COVID-19 rates through wastewater...
Year 12 students at Mark Rutherford School in Bedford have completed a major aerospace engineering project, achieving degree level success...
The head of the most successful team in Formula One history has received an Honorary Degree from Cranfield University in its annual graduation celebrations. Toto Wolff, the Team Principal, CEO and co-owner of...