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Lorry driver jailed after 'loss of concentration' kills two people in pile-up

A lorry driver who ploughed into a queue of traffic when he lost concentration caused a six vehicle crash in which two people died and two drivers were seriously injured.

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Bedfordshire PCC launches Ampthill policing hub

Bedfordshire PCC launches Ampthill policing hub

Bedfordshire’s PCC, Kathryn Holloway reinforced her commitment to re-introduce visible policing into the communities of Bedfordshire, by launching a seventh policing hub in the county based in Ampthill.

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Police charge 13 people after shootings in Bedford

Police charge 13 people after shootings in Bedford

Thirteen people have been charged in relation to a number of shootings in Bedford, following a successful week of action for Bedfordshire Police.

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Vicious burglar who attacked victims in Hemel Hempstead with metal bars given more lenient sentence because of his part in the Bedford Prison riots

A vicious burglar, who terrified three young men in Hemel Hempstead, attacking them with metal bars, has been jailed for nine years.

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Robbers planning an attack on Sandy store jailed for life

Robbers planning an attack on Sandy store jailed for life

Two men have been jailed for life after they committed a series of violent armed robberies using sawn-off shotguns.

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The incident happened in Randall Road

Teenager attacked by masked gang in Bedford car park

A teenager was hospitalised after being robbed and assaulted by a group of 12 masked teenage boys on Thursday.

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Bedfordshire Police issue warning after distraction burglaries

Bedfordshire Police issue warning after distraction burglaries

Police have issued a warning following a number of distraction burglaries.

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Luton terror gang jailed for more than 20 years

Luton terror gang jailed for more than 20 years

Five men convicted of organising and delivering terrorist speeches in Luton in 2015 have been jailed for over 20 years today, Friday, 10 February, at the Old Bailey.

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Police investigating ‘scary’ armed robbery in Cranfield

Police investigating ‘scary’ armed robbery in Cranfield

Police officers are investigating an attempted armed robbery in Co-op in Mill Road, Cranfield and are appealing for witnesses.

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Legoland in Windsor. Picture: Wikicommons/Flikr

Huge cannabis factory uncovered at Legoland

A huge cannabis factory has been uncovered at Legoland - apparently planted by someone sneaking in from the Queen’s estate.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary

Bedford man convicted for illegally subletting social housing property

Taslim Goodluck, formally of Rendlesham Walk, Bedford has been ordered to pay a total of £1,500 after pleading guilty to illegally subletting his bpha house for over two years.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Ampthill man arrested after gun found in Luton home

Two men have been charged with a number of offences after Bedfordshire Police’s carried out a raid on a property in Luton.

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Taxi driver banned after drink-driving on duty

A taxi driver has been handed a suspended prison sentence after he admitted to drink-driving whilst on duty.

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Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook users may be seeing posts from their friends warning them about “Facebook cloning”. Some concerned account holders are urging others not to accept a second friend request from accounts purporting to belong to them.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary

Man charged with GBH after stabbing a woman in Bedford

A man has been charged in relation to a stabbing which happened in Bedford at the weekend.

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Motorist wanted for dangerous driving in Bedford

Motorist wanted for dangerous driving in Bedford

A driver of a blue Vauxhall Astra was driving dangerously on the A421 Westbound between Marston Moretaine and Bedford on Monday.

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Warning to parents over video app after perverts sickening post as school children chat online

Warning to parents over video app after pervert’s sickening post as school children chat online

A warning has been issued to parents nationwide by police today about children using the live.ly app after a serious sexual offence was committed in front of a group of English primary school children online.

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Man delivering parcels in Bedford is robbed at knifepoint

Man delivering parcels in Bedford is robbed at knifepoint

A man delivering parcels to an address in Shakespeare Road, Bedford, was robbed at knifepoint.It happened as he left the building on Friday, January 20. Two men approached him and held up what was believed to be a knife next to his body, demanding the keys to his van. A mobile phone, van keys and an S Registration Vauxhall van were taken. One of the offenders is described as being around 6ft tall with a heavy build.

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Kempston man jailed for sexually abusing girls as young as 8

Kempston man jailed for sexually abusing girls as young as 8

A man has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail for the historic sexual abuse of two young girls.

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