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Nine men jailed for total of 170 years following drive-by shooting during night of violence in Bedord

Nine men have been jailed for a total of 170 years following a night of gang warfare in 2016 - in what is Beds Police’s biggest ever prison sentencing.

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Witness appeal after man is attacked in Bedford

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Bedford yesterday (April 18).

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Woman unable to her dogs under control given Criminal Behaviour Order

Woman unable to her dogs under control given Criminal Behaviour Order

A woman who was unable to keep her dogs under control has been ordered to pay a fine and has been served with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order.

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Catholic priest from Bedford cleared of sexually assaulting three men

Catholic priest from Bedford cleared of sexually assaulting three men

An 85-year-old former Catholic priest from Bedford has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting three men.

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Three month closure order on Bedford property due to anti-social behaviour and drug related activity

A property in Bedford has been shut down following reports of anti-social behaviour and drug related activity.

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Domestic abuse victim who was days from death speaks out to help others

Domestic abuse victim who was days from death speaks out to help others

A young man has told how he was ten days away from death after a sustained campaign of domestic abuse by his controlling girlfriend.

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Sex assault reported at Bedford nightclub

Sex assault reported at Bedford nightclub

A woman was reportedly sexually assaulted by a man at the Vogue Nightclub in Bedford.

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Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Bedfordshire Police is warning people about the dangers of romance fraud, following several recent cases in Biggleswade.

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New chairman of Bedfordshire Bench of Magistrates

Bedfordshire magistrates have a new chairman.

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Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward

Hooded biker thief targets woman in Bedford

A 'shaken' woman had a her handbag stolen by a hooded cyclist in Bedford - with police appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Travel fraud is costing UK holidaymakers millions of pounds per year – and also having a severe effect on their health or financial wellbeing.

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Immigration and crime, is there a link?

I am an immigrant. Many people worry about those like me, and those from other countries who might follow in my footsteps.

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Police warning after man receives call from wife’s phone number about horrible car accident

Police are issuing a warning about a sophisticated new phone scam in which the victim is targeted with a phone call from a loved one’s phone number.

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Police received reports of a body near to the Embankment

Body found by Embankment in Bedford

A woman’s body was found in a startling discovery near to the Embankment on Tuesday evening - with it believed to be that of a missing pensioner.

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Crackdown on off road bikes

Crackdown on off road bikes

Bedfordshire Police seized four off-road motorbikes during three days of action over the Easter Weekend.

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Cranfield woman fined £2,000 after neighbours kick up a stink over garden rubbish and dog mess

A Cranfield woman who ignored repeated requests to clear her garden of rubbish and dog mess has been ordered to pay almost £2,000.

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Woman injured during attempted robbery near Bedford Hospital

A woman was injured during an attempted robbery in Bedford on Saturday afternoon (31 March).

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gang-related shooting duo April 2018'Left: Mason Phiri'Right: Alain Mbuku Sengua

Bedford duo jailed for gang-related revenge shooting

Two men have been jailed for 20 years for their part in a gang-related revenge shooting.

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Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Residents welcome closure order of property in Wendover Drive, Bedford

Residents have praised Bedfordshire Police after a closure order was issued at a property in Bedford.

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