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Reuben’s volunteering puts him in line for award

A Fairfield boy who has never been in the scouts so impressed a scout leader with his commitment and dedication to younger children she has put him forward for a competition that hails the ‘giving to others’ of Bedfordshire’s younger generation.

Education
Up to 18,000 new homes bid for Chronicle country

Up to 18,000 new homes bid for Chronicle country

Four new villages east of Biggleswade, a new settlement of up to 10,000 new homes near Tempsford and up to 2,000 homes near Arlesey are being proposed by Central Bedfordshire Council.

News
Laura’s wicked way with words

Laura’s wicked way with words

A young Potton writer has proved her tales are just wicked.

News
Ballot box

The General Election candidates in Chronicle country who want your votes next week

Meet the election candidates vying for your votes next Thursday

Politics
Robert Bloomfield Academy Year 5 team. PNL-170524-123206002

Robert Bloomfield are county champions

Robert Bloomfield Academy’s Year 5 football team was victorious at the County Football Championships.

Football
Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Duo are set for a World class Icelandic Moot

Duo are set for a World class Icelandic Moot

Two Scouts from Chronicle country are set for a trip of a lieftime to Iceland for the 16th World Scout Moot.

News
Jodie wants the chance to help others

Jodie wants the chance to help others

An A-level student who is mentoring younger pupils and wants to become a social worker, is in a competition that hails the ‘giving to others’ of Bedfordshire’s younger generation.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Academy has big plans for a sporting future

Academy has big plans for a sporting future

A Clifton school is planning big changes for its sports facilities.

Education
Education

Majority get their first choice Central Beds school place

Children across Central Bedfordshire have found out today where they will be starting school or transferring to middle school in September.

Education
Helping school’s garden to grow

Helping school’s garden to grow

Green fingered pupils at Potton Lower School have been given a helping hand from CALA Homes. The housebuilder has provided the school with a donation of gardening equipment and accessories in support of National Gardening Week.

Education
Robert Bloomfield School winners of U13 Girls Rugby  Waterfall Games. PNL-170504-141358002

Robert Bloomfield Academy win Waterfall Games

Students at Robert Bloomfield Academy in Shefford have emerged victorious after a hard fought battle in the U13 Girls Rugby Waterfall Games.

Rugby
Education

Tier change may ‘leave wounds for decades’

The wounds of changing from a three to two-tier school system in Sandy could last for decades according to a councillor.

Education
Headteacher Juliet Parker and children at Shillington Lower School with their award. PNL-160727-112303001

School’s age range change

Shillington Lower School has been granted permission to extend its age range.

Education
Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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School gets the all clear to become a primary

Everton Lower School has been given the go-ahead to extend its age range and become a primary school.

Education
Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Khalid Masood. Photo provided by Met Police SUS-170324-154600001

Westminster killer ‘taught at Luton college’

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood taught in a Luton school according to The Sun.

Crime
Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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