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Pharmacist’s mountain mission to help earthquake victims

An ambitious Luton pharmacist is trekking a famous Nepal mountain range to help the country’s children receive a better education.

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Luton Sixth  Form  and Harlow Colleges are joining forces in a Home Office-funded project No Love for Hate. Part of the camapign is this poster for the play Us and Them, written by former Luton Sixth  Former Teresa Burns

Luton Sixth Form College in No Love for Hate project

Community cohesion and far-right extremism are two of the issues being explored by Luton Sixth Form College and Harlow College as part of a Home Office-funded project.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Westminster killer ‘taught at Luton college’

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood taught in a Luton school according to The Sun.

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Luton sends its condolences to Westminster victims

Luton has opened a book of condolence today for the victims of yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster, available to sign in the Town Hall reception and online at www.luton.gov.uk. The flag above the Town Hall is flying at half-mast.

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Some of the young artists with RHS 1

South Asian truck brightens school

Richmond Hill Special Needs School West and East have joined forces to create a colourful piece of South Asian truck art.

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Students from Cardinal Newman Catholic School rehearsing

Students learn from the best for Jazz Ticket

Three Luton schools will be participating in a special performance, The Jazz Ticket, delivered by Tomorrow’s Warriors, as part of a new music education project.

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Yoga teacher Sophie Morris does a yoga demonstration at Dunstable's Tithe Farm Primary School

Dunstable students learn mindfulness through yoga

Little learners at Dunstable’s Tithe Farm Primary School are moving towards a more mindful approach, after a morning of sessions with yoga teacher Sophie Morris.

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Luton families to benefit from innovative child protection service

Luton Council has been awarded £2.4 million from the Government’s Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme to change its child protection service.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Challney High School for Boys (left) and Denbigh High School (right)

Two Luton schools in top 5% in England!

Two Luton schools have been ranked within the top five per cent of schools in the country.

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Icknield High School

Staff cuts to stave off Luton school’s predicted £750,000 shortfall

A staff consultation is under way as Luton’s Icknield High School looks to make savings to cope with a projected £750,000 two-year budget deficit.

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Barnfield College, New Bedford Road

Bacterial contamination discovered at Luton’s Barnfield College, but legionella claims dismissed

Barnfield College has strongly dismissed suggestions there is a legionella outbreak at its New Bedford Road campus, but has admitted it is dealing with a bacterial contamination issue.

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New lease of life for much loved farm

New lease of life for much loved farm

One year on from the public consultation about the future of Dell Farm Education Centre, the Farm is now thriving and taking bookings through 2018.

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Pupils head to Rowney Warren in schools cross country

Nearly 200 children joined in the 20th running of the Schools Cross-Country Relays at Chicksands.

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Plea to take on more apprentices

Plea to take on more apprentices

Investment in new developments across Bedfordshire will be integral to supporting the 67,000 young people Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the East of England, according to leading contractor, Wates Construction.

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L13-1338 Putteridge High School, Putteridge Road, Luton, on hold from joining g the Barnfield federation.
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Luton school blasted for poor safety

A Luton school failed to investigate instances of violence and aggression – including death threats made to a teacher – it has emerged.

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Love those Marmite shares

Popular theory has it that people either love or hate Marmite. But as far as Luton’s King’s School headmaster Dr Andrew Cook is concerned, it’s definitely the former.

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Key speakers at the conference

Police launch hate crime conference

Organisations across the county made a special trip to Luton to attend Bedfordshire’s first ever Hate Crime Conference.

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Putteridge High School

Damning report over safety at school

A Luton school has received a fine in a damning report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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