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Pupils bury time capsule to mark 50 years

Pupils from Ramsey Manor Lower School buried a time capsule under a new classroom to mark the school’s 50th anniversary.

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A poster for auditions for Phoenix Starr Academy of Dance

Phoenix Starr Academy of dance

The owner of Phoenix Starr, a Luton dance school, is opening the town’s first hip-hop college.

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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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Cyberstalking

Uni’s mission to tackle online harassment in Luton and Bedford

The University of Bedfordshire is taking strong steps to crack down on cyber harassment and hate on campus.

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(L-R) Head of Languages Ian McCracken, GCSE leaver Sarah Hilsdon, and Professor Sweeney.

Proud Lealands High School students celebrate year of success!

The academic successes of Lealands High School students were celebrated in style at the school’s annual presentation evening.

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Alex Mayer MEP and a poster design.

Luton: take a stand against racism with poster competition

Budding Luton artists are urged to get their pens and paints out to design a poster to combat racism.

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(L-R) Mavi and Jenny. Their machines include: Long Arms, 17 Guineas, Bar/Band Tackers, Binders, Brim Cutters, French Presses and a Hydraulic Press.

Help us find the Luton hat factory machinists!

Two passionate business directors are hoping to find Luton’s former hat factory workers, so as they can pass on their precious knowledge to the next generation.

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Luton engineering director on a mission to inspire girls to study STEM subjects!

A determined female engineering director hopes to inspire young Luton women to pursue careers in STEM subjects.

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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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Denise has been visiting Challney High School For Girls and working with the fundraisier for Luton and Dunstable University Hospital to raise awareness of breast cancer

Raising awareness of breast cancer

A charity ambassador for Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is visiting a Luton high school this week to talk to girls about breast cancer.

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Jade has been nominated for an award at The Best Business Women Awards

Lesson learnt on how to set up a business

A former teacher who has set up her own tutoring business has been nominated for an award at The Best Business Women Awards.

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Sean Wray

Luton author pens Sci-fi thriller ‘Beyond Life’ for brave mum Suzanne

A determined Luton writer has penned his first science fiction novel as a tribute to his brave mother who courageously fought leukaemia.

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Kevin gives his 100th pint.  With a smile on his face, he shows others that theres nothing to fear about donating!

Luton’s inspirational Kevin donates his 100th pint!

A kind-hearted Luton man is celebrating a landmark achievement after giving blood for the 100th time.

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Work on the STEM building at the University of Bedfordshire's Luton campus has begun

Work starts on STEM building

University staff and representatives from the contractor RG Carter were joined by students and guests to mark the start of construction on the University of Bedfordshire’s new £40 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building on Thursday. The building at the Luton campus is due to open in September 2019.

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Tennyson Road Primary School got Spotty last year to raise money

Luton’s schools encouraged to go Spotacular

Lloyds Bank is encouraging schools in Luton to get involved with Children In Need’s fundraising campaign, The Big Spotacular.

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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Chris Davidson and pupils

Quality Mark is sporty success for Luton’s Wigmore Primary

A Luton school is delighted to announce that is has been awarded a Distinction Quality Mark for its Physical Education and Sport.

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Class of '83.

Reunion for Luton Halyard class of ‘83!

Former Luton classmates reunited for a special disco, sharing fond memories of their time as ‘Halyard class of 83’.

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University set to welcome new students at Welcome Week

Uni welcomes new students

The University of Bedfordshire is getting ready to welcome new students with a packed week of activities.

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