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Woman convicted for fraud after using expired Blue Badge in Bedford

A woman who fraudulently used a blue badge in Bedford town centre has been fined and convicted for fraud.

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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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From left to right: Thomas Warner  from Beds Fire and Rescue, Sgt Ben Dimmock and Bedford Borough councillor Colleen Atkins.

Water safety signs put up along Bedford’s river following three deaths in two weeks

Following the deaths of three people in Bedford’s river in the space of two weeks, water safety signs have been put up along the river, in Priory Country Park and Priory Marina.

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Son Of Traffic Cop Kills Woman
The son of a road-traffic police officer who killed a woman in a case of careless driving repeated "I'm sorry" and "It's my fault" to witnesses after the crash, saying that he "dropped off" and had been working long hours, a court heard today/yesterday (Weds).
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Son of two Beds Police officers faces jail after fatal collision which killed gran, 56

The son of two Bedford traffic police officers has denied falling asleep at the wheel and killing a much-loved grandmother.

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Rail bosses pledge new crackdown

London Midland Trains has started a new campaign against anti-social behaviour.

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The fake Royal Mail cards

Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Up to 130 drug users may have died in Britain using man-made sedative Fentanyl just since December, fear police.

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Martin Baker is now behind bars

Kempston window cleaner jailed for sexual assault on eight-year-old girl

A window cleaner from Kempston has been sentenced for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl and making indecent images of children.
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Stephen Bates was sent to jail for his abuse of the boy in the 1990s

Clapham man jailed for historic sexual abuse of young boy

A man from Clapham has been sentenced for sexually assaulting a young boy in Houghton Regis in the 1990s.

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Bedfordshire Police launch an app to deter youngsters from extremism

The Cross the Line app was launched on Wednesday (July 26) as an initiative to stop young people in the region from being radicalised.

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UPDATE: Police trace Woman sticking her tongue out after nationwide ‘urgent appeal’ for witness

Police who issued an urgent appeal to find a woman by issuing a distinctive photograph of her with her tongue sticking out but giving few other details, say they have traced her.

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MBTC Burglary watches

Haul of watches and jewellery stolen in burglary at Biddenham

A haul of watches, designer handbags and jewellery were stolen from a house in Biddenham.

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Bald lies catch out blue badge fraud

A man has been prosecuted for Blue Badge fraud after a Central Bedfordshire Council officer saw through his hair-brained excuse.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Homophobic attack in Bedford leaves man in hospital

A man needed hospital treatment following a homophobic attack in Lime Street, Bedford, on Saturday (July 22).

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Bedford man sentenced following ‘concerning incident’ in Milton Keynes

Two men have been sentenced following an incident in a Milton Keynes shopping centre last November.

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The vandalised play equipment

Reward offered following £6,000 vandalism at Bedford play park

A reward is being offered to help find culrpits who caused £6,000 vandalism at Goldington Green play area.

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Police appeal after shots fired in Flitwick

Police appeal after shots fired in Flitwick

Police investigating reports of gun shots in Flitwick are appealing for witnesses.

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New cop recruits out on the beat

New cop recruits out on the beat

Bedfordshire Police welcomed 42 new police officers on Friday (21 July) at a passing out parade at police headquarters.

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