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Former Bedford School boy, Jonno Davies, is set to share the screen with Oscar-winning Al Pacino in Amazon Prime’s new 10-part blockbuster Hunters...
Immy Churchill
And talented musician at Bedford Modern School (BMS), Immy Churchill, has been awarded a scholarship to study jazz singing at the Royal Academy of...
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...
BGS teachers
This year, a number of brave Bedford Girls' School teachers will be stepping out of their comfort zones and into the spotlight at the Bedfordshire Festival...
Harpur Centre Brickhill Primary
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run Bedford’s Harpur Centre? Brickhill Primary pupils recently found out when they were given behind-the-scenes...
Joanna Trollope
Schoolreaders, the Bedford-based charity that aims to improve childhood literacy, is delighted to announce that Joanna Trollope, one of the country’s...
Yasin and Livingstone pupils
Pupils on the school council at Livingstone Primary had the opportunity to put questions to their MP this week. Mohammad Yasin, Member of Parliament...
Rutherford Racers
A secondary school's extra-curricular racing team has received an educational grant of £500 to enrich the pupils' experiences...
Times Tables Rock Stars
A educational technology company based at Bedford Heights was among the winners at the Bett Awards this week. Maths Circle won the Primary Content award...
BMS cross country
Cross country runners from Bedford Modern School have swept the board at both the Bedfordia Cross Country Race on 14 January and the District Cross...
Scott Primary SMART
When the weather started to get chillier, the children at Scott Primary School in Brickhill wanted to help those in need. The School Council, made up...
BFS county cricket
Despite having no on-site PE or sports facilities, Bedford Free School (BFS) is celebrating the news that two of their female cricketers have been selected...