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Shefford school closed for gas works

Emergency gas works near a school in Shefford meant pupils got an unexpected three days off this week.

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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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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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Everton school sets out plans for a primary

Everton Lower School has been given the go ahead to launch a formal consultation on changing its age range to become a primary school.

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Stotfold nursery faces enforcement action to protect tots

A Stotfold nursery has been issued with a welfare requirements notice and enforcement action after being declared ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted inspectors.

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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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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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Sadness turns to joy with iguana babies

Sadness turns to joy with iguana babies

Helping to save a tropical iguana from extinction is now a badge of honour worn by the team at the English countryside setting of Shuttleworth College.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on childrens learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Councils fine parents nearly �7 million over childrens school absences

Councils fine parents nearly £7 million over children’s school absences

Councils in England issued almost £7 million worth of fines to parents in a single year for pupils’ unauthorised absences from school, figures show.

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School trusts join forces over village issues

School trusts join forces over village issues

A school issue which has divided a village could soon have a solution.

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Fun when circus comes to town

Fun when circus comes to town

Pupils at Robert Peel Lower School had a fantastic Friday when Happy’s Circus visited them.

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Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Most students prefer to seek advice on course options from their teachers rather than friends or family, according to new research.

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Village honours its WW1 war heroes

Village honours its WW1 war heroes

One hundred years after a Shillington man was killed in the horrors of the Somme, his name is to be remembered in a special service.

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Service marks growth of Edward Peake

Service marks growth of Edward Peake

A ceremony has taken place to officially open the expansion scheme at Edward Peake Church of England Middle School.

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