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Apprentices win awards. From left: James Ellis, Kerry Thompson, Josh Russell, James Mason.

Apprentices go for gold at national skills competition

Four apprentices from a technology firm that is training tomorrow’s engineers won medals at a national competition for those learning their trade.

Bedford Mayor Dave Hodgson.

Dave Hodgson: let’s keep cutting Bedford jobless figures

Latest figures show a dramatic fall in unemployment in Bedford Borough. Since February 2013, the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance has dropped by a staggering 46 per cent.

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