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Lower school in Linslade wants to extend age range

Pre-school provision at Southcott Lower School, opened after a privately-run nursery on its site had its registration withdrawn by Ofsted, could be there for the long term.

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The Aylesbury High School team - winners of the Best Portfolio award with Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds president Barry Ferguson

Schools from Aylesbury and Wing triumph at rotary club’s annual technology tournament

The Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds held its annual technology tournament at Aylesbury College on Monday February 5.

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Amazon Senior Operations Manger Dennis Li, with Kodone 12, Charlie 15 and Jess De Ayala (Magic breakfast)

Breakfast will be magic at Leighton Buzzard’s Oak Bank School!

Children at Leighton Buzzard’s Oak Bank School welcomed a team from the Milton Keynes Amazon fulfilment centre to celebrate a new funding partnership for their Magic Breakfast club.

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Schools in Leighton Buzzard area are mostly ‘average’ or ‘below average’ reveal Government stats

Latest performance statistics have ranked secondary and 16-18 performance in the Leighton Buzzard area as “average”.

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Beaudesert Lower School non-school uniform day to support homeless charity

Non-school uniform day to help raise money for Leighton Linslade Homeless Service

Fifteen schools in Leighton Buzzard took part in a non-school uniform day to raise money for Leighton Linslade Homeless Service.

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The blood donation session at Dunstable Community Fire Station. Jason is pictured second from right. Jason visited in the afternoon and was informed that the centre was on target to hit 140 pints by the evening.  Credit: David Stubbs.

Blood supplies kept Leighton Buzzard firefighter alive after horrific road accident

A former Leighton Buzzard firefighter who lost his leg in a traffic accident is urging people to consider blood donation, as over 50 pints were needed to save his life.

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Rosina, author of Aphrodite's Fury

Leighton Buzzard author crowdfunding for feminist fairytale about Greek goddesses and girl power!

An ambitious Leighton Buzzard author is launching a crowdfunding campaign to publish her 21st century fairytale, featuring Greek goddesses and girl power...

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Leighton Buzzard parents urged ‘don’t miss school place deadline’

Leighton Buzzard parents need to get their applications in now if they have a child or children due to start school or transfer to middle school this September.

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Mary Bassett Lower School pupils celebrate good rating

Leighton Buzzard school celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

Pupils from Mary Bassett Lower School were celebrating after the school was given a Good rating by Ofsted in the latest report.

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Leighton Buzzard mum is appealing a fine she was given for taking her son to South Korea during term time

A mother from Leighton Buzzard is appealing a fine she was issued for taking her son out of school for two weeks when she had to travel to South Korea for work.

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Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Jeremy Kyle backs hard-hitting ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts

Jeremy Kyle, a television presenter known for his zero tolerance approach, has backed a hard-hitting new ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts.

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Jess Stretton MBE at the launch of 'Yes I Can'. Credit: Jane Russell.

BBC nomination for Paralympic archer and Leighton-Linslade ‘Yes I Can’ disability sports supporter

The Paralympic supporter of Leighton-Linslade’s ‘Yes I Can’ disability sports campaign has been nominated for a top award.

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Jutsna with her daughter, Hana Khan and nephew, Ibrahim.

Winter fun in Wonderland for Luton community and Whipperley Infant Academy!

A Luton school organised a special festive outing to London’s Winter Wonderland for parents and children to enjoy.

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School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

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The finalists for Bedfordshire's Young People of the Year award

Cedars student recognised for his charity work at YOPEY awards

A Cedars Upper School student won £100 at the recent YOPEY awards for the work he does raising money for charities.

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VIDEO: Watch Cedars teachers being gunged during full-filled charity Help Week

Cedars Upper School staged its annual fun-packed Help Week and raised thousands of pounds for worthy causes in the process.

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When do the Christmas school holidays start in the Leighton Buzzard area?

The Christmas school holidays in LBO land will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for your children, which every parent needs to jot down.

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Cedars pupils celebrate the 'GOOD' news.   The report stated: 'Pupils are safe and feel safe.'

It’s ‘GOOD’ all round for Cedars Upper School Ofsted report

Cedars Upper School is celebrating Ofsted success, the Linslade school maintaining its ‘Good’ status since the last inspection in 2013.

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Ross is hoping to raise enough money to go to Peru next year

One mile challenge to help Ross make a difference in Peru

A Cedars Upper School student is raising money to travel to Peru and help the families living in poverty.

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