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Bedford man jailed after sexually assaulting woman in hotel gym

A woman has been praised for her bravery in speaking out after she was sexually assaulted at a hotel in Luton.

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Did you see flasher in Great Barford?

Did you see flasher in Great Barford?

The hunt is on for a young man who was seen ‘flashing’ in Great Barford.

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MBTC Bedford Prison riot

Bedford prison riot was ‘a sad picture of devastation’

The first shocking insight into Bedford’s infamous prison riot describes how inmates’ anger simply “boiled over” on the fateful Sunday.

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‘Inhumane’ conditions led to riot at Bedford prison

‘Inhumane’ conditions led to riot at Bedford prison

A damning report has this week revealed the “disgraceful” conditions at Bedford prison that led up to last year’s full scale riot.

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Police appeal for missing Bedford teenager Phoebe

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing teenager from Bedford.

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VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Failures at Bedford Prison led to death of vulnerable man

Failures at Bedford Prison led to death of vulnerable man

A series of failings at troubled Bedford prison led to an inmate hanging himself in his cell, an inquest has concluded.

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CCTV appeal following attempt to smuggle package into Bedford Prison

CCTV images have been released of two people police would like to speak to in relation to an attempt to smuggle a package into HMP Bedford.

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Bailey Brown & Liam Daniels

2 Bedford men jailed after police recover firearms and drugs

Two men from Bedford have been jailed for drugs and firearms offences, after Bedfordshire Police executed a warrant at an address last year.

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Val and Steve Fossey outside their cottage in Maulden where a van crashed into it

Maulden couple's 'lucky escape' after van ploughs into home

A couple had a lucky escape after a van ploughed into the front of their thatched cottage in Maulden.

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Specials’ success in 100 days of action

Specials’ success in 100 days of action

Bedfordshire Police’s Special Constabulary has volunteered over 16,000 hours of service during 100 Days of Action.

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Balaclava wearing man attacked woman in her own home

Balaclava wearing man attacked woman in her own home

A woman was assaulted by a man who broke into her home in Turnpike Way, Bedford.

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Do you know the law on naked selfies?

Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this

Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others.

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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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MBTC Cycle haul

Haul of 14 bikes and quantity of cannabis found at property in Kempston

A haul of 14 bicycles have been discovered in Kempston by officers investigating burglaries in the town.

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PCC Kathryn Holloway and new prison govenor Helen Clayton-Hoar

Beds PCC meets new Bedford prison governor

Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, welcomed Helen Clayton-Hoar to her post as the new Governor of HMP Bedford with an offer to work together to better prepare prisoners for release.

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Bedford man charged with possession of offensive weapon

Bedford man charged with possession of offensive weapon

A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon following an investigation into burglaries in Kempston.

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File photo dated 19/05/10 of a Ryanair plane lands at East Midlands Airport in Leicestershire. The budget airline is to slash its 2010/11 winter capacity by 16%. Ryanair will be cutting winter flights at most of its other UK bases, except Edinburgh and Leeds Bradford, and will - overall - fly two million fewer passengers than last winter. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday June 29, 2010. See PA story AIR Ryanair. Photo credit should read: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire ENGEMN00120130521162631

Breaking news - security alert on Luton bound Ryanair flight

A security scare on board a Ryanair flight that was escorted by RAF jets and saw flights at Stansted Airport grounded was a suspected hoax, the

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Vulnerable pensioner from Central Bedfordshire purchased £1,000 of fake iTunes vouchers after being threatened with arrest by bogus caller

An elderly resident was conned into purchasing £1,000 worth of fake iTunes vouchers to clear a non-existent debt she was being threatened with arrest over.

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