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Named and shamed: People caught drink driving by Bedford police

The first five drink drivers are to be revealed as part of the T&C’s campaign to name and shame festive offenders.

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A man has been arrested after a police hunt

Police appeal after armed robbery in Bedfordshire Co-Op

Police are investigating reports of an armed robbery at the Co-Op in Sharnbrook High Street last night.

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Road closed due to serious road traffic collision

Road closed due to serious road traffic collision

Limbersey Lane near Haynes is currently closed while police attend a serious road traffic collision.

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Britain’s Got Talent in Luton next week

Britain’s Got Talent in Luton next week

Bedfordshire’s best performers are invited to rise to the challenge next week as Britain’s Got Talent rolls into Luton.

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Over 400 claims of police abusing power for sexual gain in two years, watchdog reveals

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.

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The break-in was reported at Beales in Worthing

Pat on the back for police

Bedfordshire Police has been rated ‘Good’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime in the latest inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).

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Bedford lower schools among best in the UK

Bedford lower schools among best in the UK

State primary schools in Bedford are top of the class - even better than those in posh Westminster and Harrow.

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Bedford set for Xmas shopping bonanza - despite empty BHS

Bedford set for Xmas shopping bonanza - despite empty BHS

Bedford town centre is set for a jingle tills Christmas with a MILLION shoppers predicted to visit the Harpur centre.

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Bedford canine team welcomes 100th puppy

Bedford canine team welcomes 100th puppy

Celebration was in the air at the Canine Partners puppy training centre in Bedford as they welcomed their 100th puppy.

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The next train for Bedford is not arriving

The next train for Bedford is not arriving

More than a third of trains between Bedford and Brighton – voted Britain’s worst-
performing train line – were either late or cancelled during one week last month.

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Stars out for Bedford tree festival

Stars out for Bedford tree festival

Schools, charities and businesses used imagination and crafting skills to celebrate a ‘Stars at Christmas’ theme for the annual Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul’s Church, Bedford.

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FUN cheque presentation at Chequers Westoning

Pub to boost autism charity

Mine hosts at The Chequers pub in Westoning have chosen their next charity of the year after raising more than £8,000 during their last campaign.

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Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as �50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austen worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Funeral held for former Chronicle photographer

Funeral held for former Chronicle photographer

Roy Braybrooks, for many years a Chronicle photographer, has died aged 73.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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WATCH: Protest calls for immigration centre in Bedford to close

WATCH: Protest calls for immigration centre in Bedford to close

A protest outside Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre has called for the facility to be closed.

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Bedford leads the way on the UK property market

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Police appeal for missing teen who might be in Bedford

Police appeal for missing teen who might be in Bedford

Police are re-appealing for the public’s help to trace a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from her home in St Albans.

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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

UPDATE: Man charged with murder after death in Bedford hotel

A man has been charged with murder following an incident in Bedford on Saturday night.

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