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School bus company hits back over ‘unfair’ petition

A petition asking for Central Bedfordshire Council to remove Barton Coach Company from providing the council’s school transport has reached more than 100 online signatures.

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Missing scholboy from Sharnbrook found safe and well

Missing scholboy from Sharnbrook found safe and well

A school boy who went missing from school in Sharnbrook today (Friday) has been found safe and well.

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Bedfordshire nursery celebrating ‘good’ Ofsted inspection

Bedfordshire nursery celebrating ‘good’ Ofsted inspection

Staff at Toad Hall Day Nursery in Colmworth are celebrating at receiving a ‘good’ rating in their first Ofsted inspection.

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‘Silent killer’ risk on the rise

‘Silent killer’ risk on the rise

The risks of suffering carbon monoxide poisoning in Bedfordshire are on the rise according to a latest Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

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An artists impression of the outdoor space

Cranfield University starts plans for outdoor revamp

Cranfield University campus will have one of the UK’s most high profile landscape architects developing its new outdoor spaces.

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Former Bedford music staff form a new self sufficient co-operative

Former Bedford music staff form a new self sufficient co-operative

Bedford Music Service is going solo after all 27 members of staff objected to a £90,000 council cut, the T&C can reveal.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Borough is a great place to raise a family - survey

It’s official - Central Bedfordshire is one of the best places in the UK to live for families.

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What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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Sylvie Dulson, Rebecca Martin, Jessica Gray, Amelia Murray of St Andrews School, Bedford

Bedfordshire GCSE results show good progress and improvement

Initial GCSE result figures from local schools in Bedfordshire show an improvement both in terms of students’ attainment and their progress.

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Sylvie Dulson, Rebecca Martin, Jessica Gray, Amelia Murray of St Andrews School, Bedford

Bedfordshire students celebrate excellent GCSE results

Schools across Bedfordshire are celebrating high grades and pass rates for their GCSE students today, despite the national grades dropping dramatically.

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Robin stuck in glue trap left out for vermin

Robin stuck in glue trap left out for vermin

The RSPCA is warning about the dangers of glue traps after a robin had to be rescued after he got stuck on one in Luton.

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Bedford student wins top prize from the University of Greenwich

Bedford student wins top prize from the University of Greenwich

Jorden Irwin, from Bedford has won a prestigious prize from the University of Greenwich.

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Editorial image of students celebrating their A level results

Column: Whatever the result, find your own path and follow a dream

There will have been a lot of sweaty palms this morning, and I don’t mean because of the weather.

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Above: James Stonebridge, Milly Clayton and Robert Greener

Bedford Sixth Form has huge A Level pass rate

Students taking A Levels at Bedford Sixth Form have cleaned up with 100% pass rates in subjects including sciences, further mathematics, physics and politics.

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Important dates for A Level students

Important dates every student must know ahead of A Level results day

It’s that time of year again as A Level students across the country discover their results on Thursday.

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Reported sexual offences in Bedfordshire schools has doubled

Reported sexual offences in Bedfordshire schools has doubled

Sexual offences at Bedfordshire schools has increased by more than half compared to previous years.

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Students told not to panic about A-Level results as clearing is still an option in Bedfordshire

Students told not to panic about A-Level results as clearing is still an option in Bedfordshire

Whilst A-Level results day wanes ever closer, students are being urged to stay calm as clearing opens at the University of Bedfordshire.

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Penrose having 
the last laugh!

Penrose having 
the last laugh!

One of Biggleswade’s most famous sons has a new compilation album out.

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Cranfield University wins wildlife award in new biodiversity initiative

Cranfield University wins wildlife award in new biodiversity initiative

Cranfield University has won the Best Newcomer Wildlife Garden award for its various plants and flowers and biodiversity across the campus.

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