Category: Cranfield

IWA-Cranfield Scholarship winners commence their journey

Awarded scholarships by the International Water Association (IWA) and Cranfield University, the first cohort of Scholarship winners will develop their technical understanding and business skills to become leaders in the worldwide fight to improve the resilience and sustainability of water supply and sanitation systems and protect the natural environment.

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Digital aviation research facility handed over to Cranfield University

Cranfield University has officially received the new Digital Aviation and Research Technology Centre (DARTeC) building from contractor R G Carter.

The £65 million facility is located next to Cranfield’s airport and consists of a central building containing a suite of digital aviation research laboratories and a partially covered ‘hangar laboratory’ connected to Cranfield’s 737-400 aircraft through an airport-style air bridge.

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Red Lion Close, Cranfield – waiting restrictions

Residents of Red Lion Close, Cranfield have highlighted issues in relation to parking and traffic congestion at school peak hours to Central Bedfordshire Council.

Council officers held several meetings with councillors and residents to design a scheme to help reduce the issue.

The proposal put to the chair of the Traffic Management Meeting on Tuesday (15 December 2020) was to ensure that there was access to and from residential driveways, and for emergency vehicles, at all times.

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Central Bedfordshire Council objects to removal of 28 BT payphones

Following the latest BT payphone consultation, Central Bedfordshire Council received 95 responses regarding BT’s proposals to remove 29 public payphones. BT had identified these payphones as unnecessary.

As part of the process the Council was required to undertake a public consultation and to inform BT of the results. The consultation ended on 6 November. It enabled residents to comment on whether they agreed or objected to the proposals.

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Cranfield School of Management in Financial Times UK business schools top ten

Cranfield School of Management has been named one of the UK’s top ten business schools in the ‘Financial Times European Business Schools 2020’ rankings released on Monday (7 December 2020).

The rankings also reveal that Cranfield is the highest ranked business school in the UK to offer an Executive MBA via the apprenticeship levy.

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Cranfield resident: “MS robbed me of my dream job – but my miracle drug has saved me”

A study has found that one in five people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK is under the age of 30. As part of a £100 million charity appeal, a 28-year-old Cranfield resident living with MS is shedding light on the need for new treatments.

Charlotte Doherty was diagnosed with relapsing MS in October 2017 – over 40 year years since her late grandmother was told she had progressive MS, and 20 since her uncle was told he was living with the progressive form of the condition.

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Drop-off sites for Christmas Shoebox Project open on 5 December

Locations across the region will open on 5 December 2020 to receive Christmas shoebox gifts lovingly packed up by residents throughout the national lockdown.

This has been made possible through Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox project. From Saturday 5 until Monday 14 December inclusive, many churches, businesses and organisations will collect shoeboxes ready to send to vulnerable children in different contexts of poverty across the world.

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