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Wrigglies bring education and conservation

A new exotic pet store has arrived in LBO land, aiming to educate, and promote reptile conservation.

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Burning desire to join Woburn’s on-call firefighters?

Burning desire to join Woburn’s on-call firefighters?

Firefighters are desperately needed in Woburn, as the village station launches an exciting recruitment drive.

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The winning team in the Year 12 and 13 category from the Cottesloe School in Wing

Engineers of the future contest rotary club’s annual technology tournament

Students from the Cottesloe School in Wing scooped three out of the four prizes at this year’s Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds technology tournament.

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Leighton Middle School expanding

Leighton school expansion scheme is progressing well

Pupils and guests have celebrated the latest landmark in the expansion scheme at Leighton Middle School.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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‘Racist’ Bedfordshire school acted wrongly

A Bedfordshire school discriminated against two Asian brothers last year by calling police after the children were given plastic toy guns as presents.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Vandyke Upper School

NUT predicts Vandyke to lose 12 teachers and Cedars 13

There will be nearly 390 fewer teacher in Central Bedfordshire’s schools by 2019, it has been claimed.

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How the 3G facility might look

Woburn’s hope for floodlit football pitch

Exciting plans for a new aritifical 3G floodlit pitch could revolutionise the accessibility of football in Woburn.

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Schools face huge drop in teacher numbers by 2019 claim unions

There will be nearly 390 fewer teacher in Central Bedfordshire’s schools by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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13 Leighton families miss middle school application cut-off

A warning that parents were cutting it fine to apply for a middle school place for their child nudged a few into action last week – but 13 Leighton Buzzard families still missed yesterday’s deadline.

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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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Warning to 50 families in Leighton area yet to apply for middle school place.

Parents in the Leighton Buzzard area are being warned they are cutting it fine to apply for a middle school place for their child.

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Tim Carroll

Funding for Leighton’s middle and upper schools set to be cut

Why not begin the New Year with a topic you are likely to be hearing a lot more about in the coming months: school funding.

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Forensics at the university of leicester gv

Pictured, L-R: Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, Dr John Bond and Dr Lisa Smith. ENGPPP00120130814145535

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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Dean Marshall and competition winner, Izzy.

Artistic Izzy celebrates winning Marshalls Coaches card competition

A Leighton coach company has revealed the winner of their Christmas card competition!

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Vandyke Pre School

Preschool was not financially viable to run

Staff and children from Vandyke Preschool had a farewell party on Thursday as the preschool closed its doors for the final time.

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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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