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Former Challney School English teacher banned for ‘sexually motivated’ behaviour

A Luton teacher has been banned from the country’s classrooms for at least five years after a teachers’ disciplinary panel ruled that he was guilty of “sexually motivated” behaviour towards 15-year-old schoolgirl.

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Denise Coates

Breast cancer survivor visited a Luton school to raise awareness of early diagnosis of cancer

A breast cancer survivor from Houghton Regis visited Challney High School for Girls to raise awareness of the early diagnosis of cancer.

Education

Priory Academy named as underperforming school

Priory Academy in Dunstable has been named as one of 365 schools nationwide which is underperforming.

Education
Weatherfield Academy pupils are outstanding says report

Weatherfield Academy pupils are outstanding says report

The behaviour of pupils at Weatherfield Academy is ‘oustanding’ according to Ofsted inspectors.

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10F Luton Airport Squadron

Head down to Luton RAF Air Cadets’ recruitment drive on Thursday!

Luton RAF Air Cadets are looking for daring new members ready to take on challenges and learn skills that will last them a lifetime.

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Dunstable and Houghton Regis parents urged ‘don’t miss school place deadline’

Dunstable and Houghton Regis 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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Education

Houghton Regis parents lag behind in school applications bid

Houghton Regis 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.

Education
Student Wendy Soper.

Students celebrate ‘incredible results’ at Whipsnade art exhibition

A Dunstable art course was proud to hold its end of year exhibition, as guests felt like they were “walking through a 3D sketchbook”.

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Mother and Father Christmas.

Magical land of Narnia comes to life in Dunstable school

A Dunstable school transformed their library into a magical wonderland, as children could step into the world of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

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Peppa Pig

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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Just under 300 people attended the launch event.

Super storytelling thrives in Dunstable as Lancot Online Library launched

Imaginative Dunstable school pupils created their very own digital library books, which were celebrated during a special showcase at the town’s Grove Theatre.

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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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Pupils protest at Chalk Hills Academy in Luton

Parents say children have been suspended from Chalk Hills Academy after protesting against the treatment of a teacher.

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Gold medal winner, Benjamin Ani-Adjei, proudly takes his place at number '1' on the podium. (Second left)

Dunstable judo club St Katherine’s celebrate six medal win at national competition!

A Dunstable judo club are celebrating success after they attended a national competition and came home with an impressive six medals.

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Sarah (middle) with the memorial plaque each school receives with their defibrillator. Jake's siblings (L-R): Leo, Charlie, and Ella.

Life-saving defibrillator donated to Vale Academy thanks to Houghton Regis mum

A caring Houghton Regis mother is donating a defibrillator to a Dunstable school in memory of her late son, so staff and pupils have access to life-saving equipment.

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Ralph

Houghton Regis author’s ghostly story for Amazon tells bullies to ‘beware’!

A Houghton Regis author is thrilled to have his latest novel championed by Amazon Kindle Scout, as his pages tackle the consequences of bullying.

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Education

When do the Christmas school holidays start in the Dunstable area?

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

Education
From left to right: Journalism Technician Mary Ferguson, Radio LaB Coordinator Terry Lee & Radio LaB student manager Catherine Cousins

Community radio station marks 20 years

Students and staff from the University of Bedfordshire’s community radio station, Radio LaB, have been celebrating the station’s 20th birthday at the Luton campus.

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The Houghton Regis Aldwyck team with their Makaton certificates.

Kind Houghton Regis colleagues study Makaton to help people with learning difficulties

Kind-hearted Houghton Regis colleagues completed training in a revolutionary language programme, so as they are better able to help people with learning or communication difficulties.

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