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Abseil raises thousands

Brave fundraisers were seen walking off the roof of Bedford College during a recent charity event. The annual charity abseil took place in February, despite freezing temperatures. Nearly 20 people climbed off the building to raise money for cancer charity CLICK Sargent. Noemie Salvaudon, event fundraising manager at CLIC Sargent, said: “The event was a great success and we had a brilliant atmosphere on the day.

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Free school is praised

A new free school in Bedford has been praised by a government minister during a recent visit. Lord Hill, parliamentary under-secretary of state for schools, took a tour of the Bedford Free School in Cauldwell Street and met parents and children. The school is due to open in September and will initially take 100 pupils. It is proposing to have a longer school day and will be for children aged 11-16.

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