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Newnham girls visit Cambridge namesake

As part of Castle Newnham’s ‘bright futures month’ Year 8 girls visited Newnham College, Cambridge.

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Success tastes just great for young chef Olatunde

A 14-year-old Dunstable schoolboy has been wowing judges with his culinary talents.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Bedford students in pole position for F1 apprenticeships

Bedford students in pole position for F1 apprenticeships

Bedford College students are in pole position when it comes to winning ‘Formula 1’ apprenticeships with Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP).

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Bedford students star in national show

Bedford students star in national show

Bedford College has been featured on regional television as having the answers to the national shortage of skills in the construction industry.

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New Bedford primary school has headteacher confirmed

New Bedford primary school has headteacher confirmed

The new headteacher of Wixams Tree Primary will be Mary Langley, appointed by Bedford College Academies Trust.

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Bedfordshire people awarded in New Year Honours

A former pupil of Luton Grammar School has been made a Companion of Honour in the New Year’s Honours List.

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1 in 6 of borough’s children living in poverty

1 in 6 of borough’s children living in poverty

More than 17% of children in Central Bedfordshire are living in poverty according to a report by a leading children’s charity.

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Bedford lower schools among best in the UK

Bedford lower schools among best in the UK

State primary schools in Bedford are top of the class - even better than those in posh Westminster and Harrow.

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Ex Kimbolton School teacher found guilty of sex offences against schoolgirls

A former teacher at Kimbolton School faces jail after being found guilty of a string of sex offences against schoolgirls at a boarding school.

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Bedford School students rally together to raise money for Movember

Bedford School students rally together to raise money for Movember

Bedford School students create videos to spread awareness about men’s health to raise money for charity and Movember.

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Schools blow for Bedford Borough Council

Schools blow for Bedford Borough Council

Bedford Borough Council is set to lose control of more schools as the Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF) swells to become super-sized.

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Bedford teachers ‘sleeping rough’ to raise money for homeless charity

Bedford teachers ‘sleeping rough’ to raise money for homeless charity

A group of Bedford teachers are learning a real-life lesson about homelessness by sleeping rough in freezing temperatures.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Students celebrate
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Students celebrate their graduation

Hundreds of students from the University of Bedfordshire gathered to celebrate the end of years of hard work and study at their graduation ceremonies on Wednesday.

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Graduate engineer Katharine Allison shows Nadine Dorries MP the 3-D cutting edge technology Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) capability during her visit to Lockheed Martin UK Ampthill.

Nadine Dorries MP visits Ampthill-based Lockheed Martin

Graduates and apprentices from Ampthill-based Lockheed Martin UK met Nadine Dorries MP on Friday to talk about the innovative projects they work on and how they’re inspiring others to take up science and technology careers.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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They make us proud - raising a cheer for heroes of communities

They make us proud - raising a cheer for heroes of communities

There were moving stories of good deeds and community involvement at the annual Pride in Bedfordshire awards yesterday.

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Youngsters are honoured in a glittering awards ceremony

Youngsters are honoured in a glittering awards ceremony

Young guests enjoyed a dazzling time at this year’s Central Bedfordshire Looked-After Children and Care Leavers Achievement Awards.

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Pupils set to lose out on free school buses

Youngsters in outlying villages in Chronicle country selecting Sandy Upper School as their preferred choice next year could find they have no free transport.

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