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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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John: I got to know the characters in my head and then wrote a couple of pages for each of their parents, so they already had a background.

Leighton author’s story of ‘sex, murder and revolution’ heads to the USA

A Leighton Buzzard author is celebrating an exciting request from an American publisher, as his gripping tale of sex, murder and revolution is set to hit the US market.

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Linslade Childcare complains after ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Linslade Childcare has been rated as Inadequate by Ofsted, but the owner has complained about the report.

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Apps the way to help kids to stay in control of lives

Apps the way to help kids to stay in control of lives

Children using social services provided by Central Beds Council are to be given access to an app, Mind of My Own (MOMO), which helps them to talk about and influence the care they receive and share concerns and worries about their lives.

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Michael at a World Challenge stall. At the quiz, punters will be guessing how many guinea-pigs Michael met!

Leighton Buzzard guinea-pig adventure to help fund World Challenge trip to Peru!

An adventurous Cedars Upper School pupil completed a gallivanting guinea-pig challenge to help raise funds for a once in a lifetime trip to South America.

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Dean, Partner of Marshalls Coaches LLP, and 2016 winner Izzy Batchelor.

Bedfordshire students can win school coach trip with Christmas card competition

Marshalls Coaches LLP are looking for imaginative Bedfordshire children to design them a company Christmas card and win a coach trip!

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Griselda (right) with guests at the signing.

Griselda’s Highlands mystery story launched at Leighton Buzzard cafe

A successful Leighton Buzzard children’s author introduced guests to her new Highlands mystery story at her book launch in Sorelli Cafe, High Street.

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Drumming workshop.

Youngsters with additional needs have super summer adventures with Leighton Buzzard Mencap!

Youngsters with learning disabilities had super summer adventures thanks to local sixth formers and volunteers at Leighton Buzzard Mencap.

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Gaming for 15 hours a week improves learning according to new research

Gaming 15 hours a week improves learning

Playing computer games like Call of Duty or Grand Theft Auto on a regular basis gives a learning edge over non-gamers, a study found.

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Councils join in fight against child sex abuse

Councils join in fight against child sex abuse

Safeguarding professionals joined together last week to attend the first-ever Bedfordshire Against CSE conference on child sexual exploitation which particularly focused on how to protect young people from online grooming.

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Catchment areas to be scrapped for Leighton Buzzard lower schools?

Admission rules for lower schools in Leighton Buzzard are in line for a major shake-up under proposals by Central Bedfordshire Council which would see catchment areas axed.

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Guests enjoy discussing their favourite memories. Pam: "The salutary lesson is that teachers matter and the experience of school stays with us for life."

Leighton Buzzard celebrates 65 years of St George’s Lower School

St George’s Lower School celebrated its 65th anniversary in style, as parents, pupils, old students and former teachers gathered for a special exhibition in its hall.

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From left: Emma, Donna and Miranda

Over £8k raised for Leighton Buzzard Mencap Hi 5s seaside holiday

A team of determined Mencap volunteers have raised an incredible £8,515 to take children with learning disabilities and their families on a special seaside holiday.

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St George's Lower School

St George’s Lower School celebrates 65 years in Leighton Buzzard with special exhibition tomorrow

St George’s Lower School is celebrating its 65th anniversary, as parents, old pupils and former teachers are invited to a special exhibition tomorrow.

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On a mission to bring disabled sports to Leighton-Linslade

A revolutionary new project supported by a Paralympic gold medallist is launching in Leighton-Linslade with a mission to provide better disabled sporting opportunities.

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