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‘Luton has talent’ says music producer

A Luton music producer hopes to inspire local talent after international success with his new EP.

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Academy plans to expand its pupil numbers

Academy plans to expand its pupil numbers

A consultation will be launched next month about plans to expand Arnold Academy.

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Woburn Lower School choir hope to top the Christmas charts with I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Woburn Lower School choir aims for Christmas chart topper

A catchy song recorded by a small village school choir could be winging its way to the top of the Christmas charts, if country singer Lucie Diamond has anything to do with it.

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Invitation to tour Parliament

The history of the Houses of Parliament will seem so much more vivid to a dozen young members of Someries Infant School parliament after they were invited to tour the iconic edifice and meet a number of Lords and Baronesses.

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Design students have been studying Luton communities

University design festival celebrates Luton talent

A county-wide design festival is heading to Luton to celebrate the talents of school pupils and students.

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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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Marshalls Coaches LLP  will produce cards based on the winners design

Coach Christmas card comp for artistic pupils

A Bedfordshire coach company is looking for imaginative young students to design them a company Christmas card.

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Students celebrate
their graduation

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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Kiran (middle) meets the aspiring actors

Supermodel Kiran visits students

An award winning supermodel and actor helped inspire students seeking careers in film, theatre and television.

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Tomm is passionate about completing his course

Mum’s petition to help disabled uni students

A concerned Luton mother has launched a petition to help disabled students receive more support at university.

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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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England Under 21 footballer Lewis Baker, third from left, will be at the showcase

Inspire young people

Directional CIC, an organisation that aims to inspire young people, is holding a showcase of talented people on Thursday, November 10.

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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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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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The team behind the app WeKonnekt have been nominated for a The Make It Digital Teen Hero Award at this years BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.

Teenage entrepreneurs nominated for The Make It Digital Teen Hero Award

Five teenage digital entrepreneurs from Denbigh High School have been nominated for The Make It Digital Teen Hero Award at this year’s BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.

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Plans for Luton to add more schools

Luton Borough Council plans to have a new primary and secondary school built by 2018 to ease placement pressure, according to the council’s Investment Framework.

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Fundraising for music foundation in memory of MC ‘DeTox’

A determined Luton family are raising money for a life-changing music foundation, carrying on the vision of their late brother.

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