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A 'Boris Johnson resign' poster placed on the railings outside Whitehall
Pupils from Castle Newnham got more than they were expecting on their trip to Westminster earlier this month when they realised the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, had announced his...
Participants of the BACE Twinning Programme, Photo: One Stop Media.
The Bedford Arts and Cultural Education (BACE) partnership's 'Twinning Programme' will be in the spotlight next month at a free conference to explore collaborations...
Grange Academy
Kempston's Grange Academy has been awarded £2.26m in funding to replace decades-old portacabins with purpose-built classrooms...
A final report over an ongoing investigation about what happened to more than £1m of regeneration money which went missing in Luton Borough Council’s coffers has been prepared...
Thomas Raut and Joshua Stewart
Two Bedford School boys are flying the flag for the town in their chosen sports, with one being selected to represent England and the other being accepted on a national training programme. Thomas Raut has been...
Head of School, Eleanor Grylls
Inspired by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Biddenham School has created a two-minute video to list all their achievements during the coronavirus lockdown. The video challenge...
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...
His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, the first cousin of Her Majesty the Queen, carried out an historic Royal inspection of Bedford's Combined Cadet Force at Bedford School...
Mark Rutherford Artsmark
Students and staff at Mark Rutherford School in Putnoe are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Gold Award...
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...
Heart Multi Academies Trust Logo
Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT) has told the Bedford Independent they are working hard to rebuild relationships with parents after they halted their plans to restructure staff at...
Members of the Rutherford School Greenpower Racing team have steered all three of their cars into the Educational Foundation International Final held at...