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Secondary school
Is your child due to transfer to secondary or upper school next September? If so, Bedford Borough Council’s online admissions system is now open for...
Hanif Patel
The Shortstown Shackleton Cauldwell (SSC) Action Group has welcomed the resignation of Hanif Patel as Chair of the Board for the Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT). The SSC Group and Heart MAT are currently in mediation...
Jessica Read BMS
Year 12 Bedford Modern School student, Jessica Read, is among the 33 rowers selected to represent Great Britain at the Munich Junior Regatta on 4-5 May 2019.
Child walking with backpack
More children could be brought into council care as a result of months of lockdown and school closures, a committee heard...
Gigs 4 Kids
Music for Bedford Borough's campaign, Gigs 4 Kids has reached its first major milestone by raising £11,963 thanks to generous donations from Bedford’s...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...