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Female pupils protested on the field at Sharnbrook Academy at what they called "unexplained" rule changes. Image: Reader Photo
Female students at Sharnbrook Academy have protested on their school field today after claiming they were told they can't wear skirts or shorts 'shorter than knee length'. A petition, set up...
John Oliver in Times Square
US TV host, John Oliver may be best known for hosting HBO's Last Week Tonight, but many Bedfordians remember him when he looked like this...
School children
Bedford Borough Council won't issue fines to parents, who keep children home from primary schools that open this week, despite the Prime Minister saying "schools are safe". In a statement on Facebook...
Mayor Dave
Bedford Borough Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has called for an urgent review of the timetable for the opening of the area's primary schools, asking for them to "remain closed for the time being". In a statement the Mayor...
The dawn of a new era has arrived for both Rushmoor and St Andrew’s Schools. Collectively they have educated children in Bedford for over 230 years and now, looking towards an even...
Rushmoor School
The Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools Alliance is celebrating today after being granted planning approval to build on land off Clapham Road and Manton Lane. However, local...
Tom Grennan returned to his hometown of Bedford last week to give a master class to some lucky students of St Thomas More school. Previously a student at the school himself...
A Bedford School boy has won BBC Young Chorister of the Year after wowing the judges at yesterday's final at Gorton Monastery in Manchester...
Mark Rutherford A-levels 2020
Despite a 'media blackout' from some Bedford schools today, signs of success for some Bedford A-level students have begun to emerge. As we reported earlier normally the Bedford Independent...
A music scholarship pupil from Bedford School is on his way to the grand final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year. 14-year-old Alexander...
Hazeldene School
A child has been taken to hospital after play equipment at Hazeldene School in Bedford collapsed yesterday afternoon (25 Apr). A large wooden pole fell...
Mark Rutherford School SEMLEP
Mark Rutherford school says the building of their new 'centre for excellence' is continuing despite £1.1 million funding for the project going missing on its way to their bank account. The...